The Nest helps families address the obstacles they face, helps them build confidence, and helps them develop skills to begin on a path toward family stability.

Our staff connects families with resources they need for free, such as:

  • Financial Assistance Referrals
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Children’s Clothing and Diapers
  • Emergency Food
  • Adult and Infant Toiletries

We also offer referrals for people in need of the following services:

  • Legal Aid
  • Financial Assistance for Utilities, Rent, or Mortgage
  • Household Cleaning Supplies – You may only be on this list once per month.
  • Food Bank Referrals – Clients may be referred to God’s Pantry four times in a six-month period.
  • Baby Equipment such as Car Seats, Cribs, Toys, etc.
  • Prescriptions
  • Eye Exams and Eyeglasses
  • Medical/Mental and Chemical Dependency
  • Housing
  • Employment Opportunities

Crisis Care Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday: 9:00 – 12:00pm and 1:00 – 3:00pm
Friday:  Closed

Please call United Way 211 to learn about other resources in Lexington and surrounding counties after hours.

Staff: Sheri Estill, Director of Crisis Care
(859) 259-1974 Ext. 231

The Nest helps families achieve long-term solutions for their basic human needs.

Thank you, United Way of the Bluegrass, for providing support for our Crisis Care Program.