Local Resources

PREGNANCY, CHILDBIRTH, POSTPARTUM SUPPORT

Lactation Care with Elizabeth

Lactation Consulting

Baby Moon, (859) 550-3395

Childbirth Classes, Prenatal, Postpartum and Infant Massage, Prenatal and Mama & Me Yoga

Beloved Birth, (859) 621-8198

Doula Services, Childbirth Education, Hypnobirthing, Belly Casting

The Postpartum Adjustment Center, (859) 327-6479

Colby Cohen-Archer, Ph.D.

Hen House Project, (859) 806-5123

Donna Miles, Postpartum Doula

BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT

UK’s Mommy and Me Breastfeeding Clinic, (859) 323-6211

Prenatal Breastfeeding Classes, Lactation Consultation, Accepts Medicaid

Baby Moon, (859) 550-3395

Prenatal Breastfeeding Classes, Lactation Consultation

Lactation Improvement Network of Kentucky (LINK) – Advocacy and resources

La Leche League International – Mother to mother breastfeeding support

HEALTH AND SAFETY

Be Ready Lexington – Emergency Preparedness

Kentucky Children’s Health Insurance Program (KCHIP) free or low-cost health insurance for children younger from families with incomes less than 213 percent of the federal poverty level

LFUCG Health Department Nutrition Services 

LFUCG Health Department Radon Program 

LFUCG Health Department Tobacco Use Cessation and Prevention Program 

WIC Program

Safe Kids Fayette County – Car seat safety

Safe Sleep Kentucky 

Jackie Banahan, DMD – dentistry for children & the handicapped

UK Pediatric Dentistry Clinic

MENTAL HEALTH

Bluegrass.org – mental health services, substance abuse services and services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Southland Child, Adult and Family Counseling

Horn and Associates in Rehabilitation –  neuropsychological evaluations and diagnostic testing for ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, learning disabilities, aptitude, and behavioral/emotional disorders.

PARENTING SUPPORT

HANDS Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS) – parent mentoring program

Ms. Holly’s Barber Shop – specializing in haircuts and offering house calls for individuals with autism, disabilities and other special needs.

Bluegrass Parents of Twins and Multiples Club

Growing Peaceful Families – hands on workshops and parenting courses.

EARLY INTERVENTION

Horn and Associates in Rehabilitation – provide in-house physical, occupational, and speech and language therapy at Growing Together Preschool.

First Steps – early intervention (therapeutic) services for children birth through three, GTP therapists are able to provide services through First Steps

Fayette County Public Preschool – state-mandated preschool program offering services for children who fall below the federal income guidelines or have a disability.

EMERGENCY SERVICES

Child Protection Hotline – 1-877-597-2331

Community Action Council, (859) 233-4600 – Assistance with utilities, housing, childcare and crisis emergency resources.

Fayette County Resource Guide – a guide to community services for health care, mental health, substance abuse, housing assistance, job training, child care and other needs.

FAMILY-FRIENDLY ACTIVITIES

LexFun4Kids

Lexington Family Magazine