who we serve

Coal-Impacted & Substance Use
Disorder Impacted Communities

Service Area


Kentucky Counties: Boyd, Greenup, and Lewis

 West Virginia Counties: Cabell, Pleasants, Tyler, Wayne, and Wood

Ohio Counties: Adams, Athens, Coshocton, Gallia, Guernsey, Hocking, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Muskingum, Noble, Perry, Pike, Scioto, Vinton, and Washington


Build A Business

What do you need to be successful as an entrepreneur? Let us help you find the answers. We provide business coaching that includes strategic planning, financial planning, and revenue growth strategies.

We're here for you!


Feel Right at Home

We provide opportunities for you to empower and develop new "making skills" that can lead to employment and/or second income opportunities.

Making includes: woodworking, metal fabrication, 3D printing, fabric arts, CNC routing, jewelry design, and others.

Make your ideas happen!


Find a Place

Our Regional Innovation Network provides access to several makerspaces and business incubators across the region. Access equipment expertise, training, and other support to be successful.

LIGHTS Regional Innovation Network

(740) 593-2439

Voinovich School of Leadership & Public Affairs
Circle Drive, The Ridges, Athens OH 45701

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