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Central Kentucky LGBT Youth Resources: Legal & Advocacy

A resource guide for LGBTQ* youth of Central Kentucky

Legal and Advocacy

Kentucky State Police

919 Versailles Road Frankfort, KY 40601

(502) 782-1800

Description: Contact information for the Kentucky State Police


Kentucky Youth Law Project

820 Tremont Ave.

Lexington, Kentucky 40502

(859) 225-2348

Description: The mission of the Kentucky Youth Law Project, Inc., is to enhance and protect the legal rights and entitlements of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning youth through direct legal representation, education, and public policy development. Our goal is to reduce homelessness and promote equal treatment for Kentucky’s LGBTQ youth in social welfare agencies, government services, courts and schools throughout Kentucky.


Lambda Legal National Headquarters

120 Wall Street, 19th Floor New York, NY 10005


Description: National nonprofit legal organization that advocates for LGBTQ+ civil rights through litigation, education, and public policy work.


Lexington Fairness


Description: Lexington Fairness is committed to achieving equal rights under the law, acceptance, and fairness for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people in Central Kentucky through local community action, grassroots advocacy, network-building, and educational outreach.


Lexington Police Department

150 E. Main St.

Lexington, KY 40507

(859) 258-3600

Description; Contact information for the Lexington Kentucky police department.


Louisville-Metro Police Department

633 W. Jefferson Street

Louisville, KY 40202

LMPD Headquarters Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm

(502) 574-7060

Description: Contact information for the Louisville Kentucky metro police department.


Louisville Youth Group

Phone: (502) 587-7755


Facebook: louisville-youth-group

Description: LYG boosts the self-esteem of LGBT youth by providing a safe space that encourages positive life choices, teaches healthy interactions with peers and adults, and develops activities in which youth are challenged to reach their full potential. We envision a universal community that accepts, affirms and uplifts all young people, no matter what their identity

Legal and Advocacy

National Center for Transgender Equality

1400 16th St. NW

Suite 510

Washington D.C. 20036

(202) 642-4542

Description: The National Center for Transgender Equality is the nation’s leading social justice advocacy organization winning life-saving change for transgender people.

Pride Community Services Organization

389 Waller Avenue, Suite 100

Lexington, KY 40504


General Email:

Description: The Pride Community Services Organization works to improve the lives of people in the sexual minority and gender expansive community of Central and Eastern Kentucky by enhancing visibility, empowering community members, and educating the public about issues impacting said community

The Nest: Center for Women, Children & Families

530 N. Limestone Street
Lexington, KY 40508
(859) 259-1974
Fax (859) 254-9465

Description: Provides a safe place for women, children and families in crisis through education, counseling and support. Programs focus on the prevention of physical and sexual abuse, neglect of children and the stabilization of the family unit. Programs include child care services, crisis case management, domestic violence counseling and support, and parent education and support.

TransYouth Family Allies

Description: TYFA is focused on supporting children and families to create support systems offering encouragement and acceptance regardless of sexual orientation. Main areas of work include educating the public about discrimination, working to eliminate oppression and violence, and forming alliances to ensure support services are in place for LGBTQ individuals. The organization has a number of outreach initiatives and resources to accomplish this mission.