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Groups needed for playground upkeep and courtyard beautification!

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Family Care Center

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 10 people are interested
Group in Courtyard
Group Volunteers in Courtyard

This would be a great opportunity for a group or organization to adopt our playground for general upkeep! Our playground is used by children of all ages and they would greatly benefit from a safe and clean playing environment. This project would include clearing and raking sticks and leaves from play area and fence line that impedes access to equipment as well as weeding, edging, pressure washing, other objectives that will promote an aesthetically pleasing and safe play area for our children.
Our courtyard and pollination gardens are the perfect project for groups who enjoy Mother Nature in all her beauty. The courtyard is a focal point for our families and students who enjoy having their lunch or study outdoors in a safe, peaceful and serene environment. Events and special celebrations are enjoyed with our staff, families, and guests. This project would include raking, weeding, watering and feeding plants, pruning, trimming, edging, mulching in appropriate seasons, while sweeping and possible pressure washing paved areas. The Center emphasizes safety at all times while working and enjoying the many offerings here.

Group projects are always available and can be discussed in further detail. We can typically tailor a schedule to fit yours.

Our Center practices CDC safety guidelines of wearing face masks and social distancing. CDC health questionnaire and Temperatures will be taken upon entry at the Center.

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About Family Care Center


1135 Harry Sykes Way, Lexington, KY 40504, US

Mission Statement

The Division of Family Services, based at the Family Care Center facility, provides services to families with priority given to young parents. Our Center uses a strength-based approach to assist parents in their efforts to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency. This is accomplished through a number of services provided and coordinated under one roof.


The Family Care Center houses four programs offering a variety of services and opportunities for volunteers including an on-site high school program for young mothers, full-day early childcare, intensive case management to families in need, and HANDS home visitation services to expectant parents and newborn parents.

Children & Youth


Mon Mar 22, 2021 - Fri Jun 18, 2021


1135 Harry Sykes WayLexington, KY 40504



  • Landscaping
  • Gardening
  • Botany
  • Environmental Education
  • Horticulture


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Orientation or Training
  • Flexible
  • Groups are perfect for these outside projects! Group applications must be filled out by lead contact.

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