The HEART of BCTC logo

The HEART of BCTC was created for students who may need additional resources during their time at Bluegrass Community and Technical College. The HEART of BCTC provides food assistance and career ready clothing to enhance a student’s overall well-being.


The HEART of BCTC Food Pantry and Career Closet is located at:

Leestown Campus, A Building, Room 203
164 Opportunity Way
Lexington, KY 40511

Parking is free at the Leestown Campus

What to expect when you visit

  • When you visit the resource center, you will fill out a short intake form. Be sure to know your BCTC Student ID number.
  • Please bring a Photo ID.
  • You will be able to choose from the food, toiletry and cleaning supplies available.
  • Students may visit the pantry once a month.
  • Students will receive one bag to shop for items.

The HEART of BCTC Food Pantry and Career Closet will be open from 10am-4pm on these dates:

  • December 19
  • January 16
  • January 30
  • February 6
  • February 20
  • March 5
  • March 19
  • April 2
  • April 16
  • May 7
  • May 21

Career Closet

An appointment with a Career Counselor is not needed if students are interested in only receiving clothes from the Career Closet.  If you would like to meet with a Career Counselor to review your resume and prepare for an upcoming interview along with receiving clothes, please schedule an appointment with a Career Counselor.  Sign up online for an appointment with a Career Counselor.

  • The career closet has work and interview-appropriate clothing available for students.
  • Please note: Not all items are available in all sizes.
  • The hours and dates for the career closet are the same as those listed above for the food pantry.


Want to help by donating items to the HEART of BCTC? See our donation guidelines for information on how to donate items.