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City to consider budget increase for the Extended Social Resources Program

LEXINGTON, Ky. (ABC 36) - There's already a program in Lexington dedicated to the homeless. It's called "Extended Social Resource" or "ESR" and it’s a...

$5 million grant helps expand homeless services in four counties

One-time grant will allow the CAC to expand its non-traditional emergency family shelter model.

Eviction moratorium ending June 1, protestors call for extension

Protestors are calling for an extended rent freeze.

City gets grant to address little-known part of homeless problem

Lexington has received a $46,000 federal grant to help young people who are transitioning out of foster care avoid homelessness.

Number of homeless down from a year ago in Lexington

The number of homeless people in Lexington is down from a year ago, according to numbers released Friday by the city. 

Warming station opened in Pikeville

The West Care Emergency Shelter in Pike County opened as a warming station as dangerously cold air moved into Kentucky.

City to host 2nd ‘Lexington Ending Homelessness Academy and Community Summit’

The Office of Homelessness Prevention & Intervention will be hosting the 2nd annual Lexington Ending Homelessness Academy and Community Summit April 15 – 19.

California governor moves to ease homelessness

Gov. Gavin Newsom is creating a new commission on homelessness and housing to address one of California's most difficult problems.

Fighting homelessness in Lexington

The Office of Homelessness Prevention and Intervention is attacking the homelessness problem in Lexington during the winter season.

Emergency weather plan activated in Lexington

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – According to city officials, the Office of Homelessness Prevention & Intervention Emergency Weather Plan has been activated due to the...

Community leaders spend the night on the streets as part of fundraiser

Tonight begins the Catholic Action Center's 24HR Homeless Experience, which benefits Give Kids a Home.

Students face homelessness too

When you think about the homeless, you probably picture an adult, but many are children.

Homelessness declines to lowest level in last 12 years

The number of people experiencing homelessness in Lexington has reached its lowest level since at least 2005.

City seeks community conversation on homelessness

Lexington hosting public forum on homelessness.

Officials weigh in on increased panhandling in Lexington

City officials are trying to figure out how to deal with a sudden increase in the number of panhandlers, and a rising number of complaints about them.

Fundraiser Aims to Help Fayette Co. Students Experiencing Homelessness

A unique fundraiser aims to raise awareness and funds for children in Fayette County experiencing homelessness.

Ball Homes Night of Hope Fundraiser

Thursday was the Ball Homes Night of Hope, the largest fundraiser for Lexington's Hope Center.

Emergency Weather Plan

From the Lexington Office of Homelessness Prevention and Intervention

Lexington Mayor Holds Open Forum

Lexington May Jim Gray is asking for help with the city’s homelessness. Gray will hold a forum called “Open Space” to ask citizens about what changes or improvements Lexington can make to address homelessness.

Lexington Mayor Names Members For Homelessness Commission

Mayor Jim Gray has named 31 community members to the Mayor’s Commission on Homelessness.

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Urban County Council passes ban on conversion therapy

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Man shot while walking down the street in Lexington

Police say multiple shell casings were found on Hawkins Avenue at East Fifth Street.

Mother indicted for child’s murder in Kenton County

According to the Kenton County Commonwealth's Attorney, the Kenton County Grand Jury has indicted a mother for murder for the overdose death of her two-year-old in Ludlow.