Opportunity for Work and Learning

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At OWL Lexington KY, we are proud to have over 50 years of experience serving the Central Kentucky community by helping individuals overcome significant barriers to employment through our comprehensive programming. We provide everything from Life Skills Coaching to Forklift Certification, and give our clients both necessary technical skills and the soft skills sought by employers in all industries. Many of our clients have moved on and are experiencing successful and fulfilling careers, and we are happy that some are willing to share their personal stories.

Today OWL is spread over four large facilities on Kennedy Road in Lexington, Kentucky with over 81,100 combined sq. ft. of office, manufacturing, and warehouse space. To date, close to 19,000 people throughout Central Kentucky have benefited from OWL’s specialized rehabilitation and employment services. Over 3,000 have obtained and maintained employment.

Over its long and storied history, OWL has attracted some of the greatest potential in Central Kentucky found in the determination and spirit of its consumers. OWL has also engaged some of the best professionals in the field to take on the challenging, but always rewarding, work of vocational rehabilitation and job placement.

OWL expects its next fifty-years, like the first, to facilitate even more working, learning, and – most of all – opportunity.


To create a world without barriers to employment.

OWL partners within communities to educate and equip individuals with barriers to employment to reach their vocational goals.

For more information, please visit their website at: www.owlinc.net

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