The Nest – Center for Women, Children, and Families provides a safe place for education, counseling, and support to children and families in crisis.  Our programs focus on the prevention of physical and sexual abuse, neglect of children, and the stabilization of the family unit.

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Volunteer

Have some extra time you would like to share with us?  We have volunteer opportunities for everyone.

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Donate

We could not do what we do without your donations.  We need both funds and goods to stock our center.

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Partner

We are happy to work with these other wonderful agencies, and will provide referrals.

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Special Events

The Nest has some great annual events.  Click here to see all upcoming events!

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A Night for the Nest 2016-01The Nest is a safe and healing place that gives Children a Chance, Victims a Voice, and Families a Future!  Join us on Saturday, August 27th, at 6:00pm – 11:00pm for our annual fundraiser—   A Night for The Nest. A Night for The Nest is an elegant celebration at the beautiful Normandy Farm. Enjoy music by the Mercy Men Band, Raleigh Dailey and Danny Cecil Duo, dinner by Chef Ranada at Creative Table Kitchen and Catering, and a full open bar.  Participate in the silent auction and don’t forget to purchase a raffle ticket to win a seven night trip to Florida with airfare and a four bedroom home with pool provided.  It will be a wonderful Night for The Nest that you don’t want to miss!  Purchase Tickets Here

 

Programs

The Nest – Center for Women, Children, and Families provides a safe place for education, counseling, and support to women, children and families in crisis.  Our programs focus on the prevention of physical and sexual abuse, neglect of children, and the stabilization of the family unit.

Our THREE STARS-rated Child Care Program provides free, high quality full-time or respite child care for families in need.  The Nest also offers Self-Help Parent Program, a program designed to support families recovering from violence, abuse, and neglect.  It also promotes stronger family units and positive family communication.

Our Crisis Care Management Program assists families that are in need of emergency supplies, including food, toiletries, clothing, cleaning supplies.  We also offer referrals for emergency financial and legal assistance.

The Nest offers individual and group counseling through our Domestic Violence Counseling and Support Program.

 

Support The Nest

The Nest has volunteer opportunities for individuals with a wide variety of interests and talents. If you want to help, we can find a place for you!

We depend on the generosity of donors to help us with both financial support and donations of goods for our Crisis Care Management Program.

Corporate donations and sponsorships are essential to our operations.  Please consider sponsoring one of our events and help us make a difference in the lives of Lexington’s families.

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