Support Services

LCS is fortunate to have the continued support of many of our community agencies and organizations. Please reference the information below for a list of services and resources available to students and families of Lexington.  If your child needs additional support, please contact the child's school guidance counselor or school social worker. 

Lexington City Schools Community Partners



Emergency Services

Davidson County Department of Social Services (DSS)

Office - 336-242-2000

The Salvation Army of Davidson County

Office - 336-481-7324


314 W. 9th Avenue

Lexington, NC 27292

Emergency Supports (Must be referred by School Student Services)

Charity League of Lexington


Charity League of Lexington

P.O. Box 223

Lexington, NC 27293

Communities in Schools of Lexington/Davidson County

Email - 


Crisis Ministry of Davidson County (Wifi Available)

Office - 336-248-6684

107 East First Avenue

Lexington, NC 27292

Family Care Ministry Baptist Children’s Home

Office - 336-474-1200

204 Idol Street

Thomasville, NC 27360

Medical Care

Davidson County Health Department

Office - 336-242-2300

915 Greensboro Street

Lexington NC, 27292

Davidson Medical Ministries

Office - 336-243-7475

420 North Salisbury Street

Lexington NC, 27292

Mental Health

Cardinal Innovations Healthcare

Crisis Line - 1-800-939-5911

(will also be able to direct additional resources beyond crisis information)

Daymark Recovery Services

Crisis Line - 1-866-275-9552

Suicide Prevention Line - 1-866-273-8255

Office - 336-242-2450

1104-A South Main Street

Lexington, NC 27292

Family Services of Davidson County

Crisis Line - 336-243-1934

Office - 336-249-0237

1303 Greensboro Street Extension

Lexington, NC 27295

Lorven Child and Family Development

Office - 336-300-8919

Office - 336-240-6854

264 Greensboro Street Extension

Lexington, NC 27295


J. Smith Young YMCA (Wifi Available)

Office - 336-249-2177

119 West Third Avenue

Lexington, NC 27292

Salvation Army - Boys and Girls Club (Wifi Available)

Office - 336-481-7324


314 W. 9th Avenue

Lexington, NC 27292

Communities in Schools

Amanda Bostick 

The Communities In Schools is a national organization, it aims to build relationships that empower at-risk students to stay in school, perform well at school, and become high achievers academically and in life. We provide one-on-one support for students at risk for dropping out of school. Our student support specialists offer case management to 10% of the student population and make sure that each of these students have everything that they need to flourish in school and life.  Other programs include mentoring, meeting basic needs and backpack programs for food. They also have a school pantry for any basics needs that the students and families need, any type of school supplies and emergency food assistance.


TRiO Talent Search

Ms. Paula Langston-Ware

(336) 249-8186

Talent Search is a free college planning and preparation program for first generation students with the potential to succeed in college but who may face barriers to obtaining higher education. The program is open to eligible students in grades six through twelve. The program provides academic, career, and financial counseling to its participants and encourages them to graduate from high school, continue to college, and complete their postsecondary education. The goal of Talent Search is to increase the number of students who complete high school and enroll in and complete their postsecondary education.

To apply for the Talent Search program, submit the required application and student assessment by completing one of the following options:

  • Return forms to your school guidance counselor
  • Email forms to
  • Fax forms to 336-224-0240
  • Mail forms to ATTN: Paula Langston-Ware, 297 DCC Road, Thomasville, NC 27360


Project Potential

Anna Hayes 

Chevon Burton

Our Goal

At Project Potential, we believe that education changes lives. We also believe that a college education is crucial to breaking the cycle of economic disadvantage so many of our students grow up in.Since its inception, the focus of Project Potential has expanded to meet the needs of a growing number of economically disadvantaged students in the Lexington City School System. With the addition of services that provide comprehensive support throughout high school, we are now able to identify and successfully address many of the obstacles our students face in the college application and enrollment process.  Our Services include  College coaching/mentoring, College admission advising, ACT and SAT Preparation, College application assistance, College tours, FAFSA support, Scholarship identification and application support.


College Coordinator

Usarla Gamache

The Carolina College Advising Corps helps low-income, first-generation, and underrepresented students find their way to colleges that will serve them well. By providing well-trained, enthusiastic advisers who are close in circumstance to the students they serve, the program aims to increase college-going rates at partner high schools across North Carolina. College advisers are placed in high schools and are immersed in the school setting. Advisers work closely with the schools’ counseling staff and work with students both in one-on-one and group settings. College advisers facilitate campus tours, taking students to visit a variety of institutions. College advisers do not recruit students exclusively to UNC Chapel Hill but help students find their “best fit” institution, wherever that may be.