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Tuesday, January 19, 2021
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Spot survey shows big impact of pandemic on low-income

More than 40,percent in rental households risked losing homes, many going hungry

Energy assistance program offering new round of help

An energy assistance program for low-income families is offering a new round of help through the end of June.

Agency has energy assistance funds available

Community Action Council has LIHEAP (Low Income Home Energy Assistance) Crisis funding to assist eligible households residing in the counties of Bourbon, Fayette, Harrison and Nicholas with their energy bills.

Deadline extended for energy-assistance program

Kentucky River Foothills Development Council, Inc. is encouraging all vulnerable households to apply for the crisis component of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.

Group to provide basic necessities to low-income

An emergency initiative will assist mothers and low-income families in four counties with some basic necessities, the organizers announced Monday.

Low income Kentucky families get shares in solar field

A new program allows ratepayers to purchase a share of a large solar field and get a credit on their utility bills for the solar energy the share generates.

Passport Health Plan purchase moving forward

The Attorney General's office has approved the sale of Passport Health Plan in Louisville. 

Grant awarded to help low income students

Kentucky's receiving a grant to help steer high school graduates toward college or workforce training.

GOP tax bill win a big loss for Berea College

Lawmakers from Kentucky are blaming Senate Democrats for a move they say will make it harder to educate thousands of low-income students at Berea College.

Full scholarship programs to Lexington School accepting applications

A pair of scholarship programs that aim to help low-income middle school boys and girls are currently taking applications.

Broadband providers can soon participate in assistance plan

Broadband providers will be able to participate in a program that offers subsidized service to low-income households starting Dec. 1.

Fayette Co. Schools offering after-school meals to at-risk students

Several sites in Fayette County Public Schools now provide free after-school meals for low-income students through the federal Child and Adult Care Food Program

Summer meals reaching 1 in 13 low-income KY children

One in 13 low-income children in Kentucky who needs summer meals is receiving them, according to a new national report released this week. In July 2014, 26,305 low-income children received summer meals in Kentucky, a decrease of 1.1 percent from the previous summer. The report, Hunger Doesn’t Take A Vacation, is an annual analysis of data by the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC).

Community Action Council Offers Energy Assistance

The Community Action Council begins its Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) on Monday, January 12, 2015.

Find Out How You Can Help A Lexington Chef Feed The Hungry

Find out how you can help Lexington Chef Love Talley provide a Christmas dinner for those in need in the community.

Community Action Council’s Summer Cooling Program Underway

The Community Action Council is once again giving away air conditioning units and assisting low-income families with their electric bills.

Suit Up Career Clinic Teaches Job Skills

Volunteers helped nearly 60 people gain the tools they need to find a job. It’s part of a Suit Up Career Clinic for low-income people.

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Police need help locating missing Laurel County man

The Kentucky State Police is still investigating the disappearance of Casper Burkhart, 58, of Corbin.

Kentucky Chamber releases report on racial equity in state, ways to improve

Study addresses education, criminal justice, economic development