State of the City Address Praises the Council

If you missed Mayor Linda Gorton’s State of the City address this afternoon, you can watch it on YouTube! Thanks to Mayor Gorton for sharing with everyone Community Action Council’s incredible work alleviating the threat of eviction for more than 2,400 households in Lexington. And our work continues! Congrats also to Devine Carama of...

Housing Stabilization

Housing Stabilization Program Do you have rent due? Are you facing eviction? Community Action Council is here to help. As of October 18, 2021, we are operating Lexington’s Housing Stabilization Program, an assistance program that utilizes Team Kentucky funding designed to reduce evictions, allow landlords to get substantial payments for back rent, and reduce...

Seven Employees Earn CCAP Certification

Seven staff members at Community Action Council have received their Certified Community Action Professional (CCAP) credential from the national Community Action Partnership. A national professional executive development strategy, the CCAP program recognizes exceptional Community Action leaders who are helping people with low-income change their lives. Community Action Council, based in Lexington, employs more people...

Ka’Sondra Brown Honored As Best Foster Parent

Lexington’s Mayor Linda Gorton and the Urban County Council honored our very own Ka’Sondra Brown! Recently, Ka’Sondra was named “Best Foster Parent in the United States for 2021” by Transfiguring Adoption, and Mayor Gorton proclaimed August 12, 2021 as “Ka’Sondra Brown Day!” Ka’Sondra, we couldn’t be happier to cheer you on! We are proud...

COVID-19 Update

Though Community Action Council offices are closed to the general public during the threat of COVID-19, we are continuing to care for our neighbors. To schedule an appointment for emergency assistance: https://commaction.itfrontdesk.com/...

Housing Stabilization Video

Community Action Council is working alongside LFUCG to help Fayette County households who have been financially devastated by COVID-19 and are now facing the threat of eviction.  This short video gives a brief overview of who is eligible for this assistance and information about applying for assistance.  To access the online application click below....

A Summary of A Summer Soiree 2018

In 2014, what began as a single fundraising event for Community Action Council grew into a movement: the LexEndPoverty movement. LexEndPoverty raises public awareness about important issues that impact people living in poverty, and increases the Council’s capacity to help our participants become self-sufficient. Since then, the Council has also re-purposed its fundraising and...

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