Housing

American Red Cross – Immediate assistance for natural disasters.

Bluegrass Area Development District – Provide quality services for those in the Bluegrass area. (One of 15 regional planning & development agencies in KY). Services include: Economic Development, Aging Services, Appalachian Regional Commission Grant, Human Service Programs, Workforce Investment Area, and Infrastructure Grants (e.g. Water and Sewer).

Bluegrass Community Action – To assist low-income families and/or elderly needs through such programs as weatherizing homes, heating assistance projects. H.E.A.P. (Heating Energy Assistance Program) Aid and assist clients in a home heating crisis, intake of applications, contacting vendors with benefit approved, working with other agencies in order to alleviate a client’s crisis. Weatherization Assistance – Weatherize (Repair and insulate homes, replace windows and doors). Wintercare- Funds collected from utilities customers to be used for the purpose of preventing loss of heat during the winter. F.E.M.A.- Federal Emergency Management Agency provides emergency service for those with emergency needs such as no food, heating fuel, electric, water cut off or someone with an eviction notice. Commodities/ Partner with United Way/Education work programs.

Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program – Provide temporary shelter, support and assistance to victims of domestic violence.

Community Based Services for Family Support (Formerly Social Insurance) – Promote and encourage self-sufficiency to families requiring assistance with basic support (i.e. food, clothing, etc.) by providing quality human services. Services include: Food Stamps, and medical assistance (Medicaid), medical transportation payments, state supplementation payments (SSI), qualified Medicare benefits (QMB), vendor payments for nursing home care, in-home nursing care vendor payments and Kentucky transitional assistance program (KTAP) and other supportive services, Kentucky Children’s Heath Insurance Program (KCHIP).

Community Based Services for Protection & Permanency (Formerly Social Services) – Offer services to a family or any member thereof for the purpose of preserving, rehabilitating, recruiting or strengthening the family. Offer services to assist members of a family attain or retain the maximum self-support and personal independence. Services include: Serves all ages: protective service investigations of adults and children; family counseling; adoption counseling and information; emergency shelter care; foster care services; working with juveniles before court; family based services ranging from intensive services to limited situational needs for maintenance of families; support services to prevent family disruption and referral services.

Fort Logan Cooperative Ministry – Bring together community churches and volunteers in creating programs and providing services for those who have fallen on hard times. Services include: food bank, assistance with utility bills and medical expenses, spiritual counseling, church referrals, job referrals, and woman to woman.

Habitat for Humanity – Habitat is an ecumenical, Christian housing ministry that seeks to eliminate poverty housing and provide decent shelter.Through volunteer labor, management, expertise, and tax deductible donations of money and materials, Habitat builds and rehabilitates homes with the help of homeowners.

Isaiah House – To help men who have had criminal trouble and life controlling issues such as drug and alcohol addictions, as well as other issues. Services include:  Living Free Support Group, drug, alcohol, and tobacco testing, GED training, job placement, individual counseling, transportation, meals provided, medical, 24 hour monitoring,  required church attendance, structured Bible study and prayer, individual ministry, referrals for financial assistance, and practical living skills.

Public Housing – list of housing

Rural Development Services – To provide supervised credit to rural families that can not obtain credit from private sources at rates and/ or terms they can reasonably meet through the following loan programs. Rural Housing 502 Insured Program- Home ownership loans to buy, build or repair homes that are modest in size, design and cost. RH Repair Loans/Grants- Assist very low income families with repairs to improve substandard housing. RH 504 Grant- Repair grants to senior citizens that lack repayment ability for a 504 loan. Funds must be used to remove health and safety hazards.

Sanders Center – Provide short term (7-10 days) out of home placement for children and adolescents, ages 6-18, who are at risk of hospitalization or out of home placement due to a crisis situation. Services include: Individual, family and group therapy: crisis management, psychiatric consultations, structured recreational activities, on-campus nursing care (as needed), on-going psych educational support groups for parents, community collaboration, referral and follow-up, emphasis on moral and spiritual development, therapists available 24 hrs a day/7days a week

Supported Living – To provide persons with disabilities the individual help and support they need to live successfully in a home of their choice instead of a residential treatment center.Provides grants to supply homemakers, personal care, in home training and home management, roommates for live in support or periodic assistance, transportation, home modification, adaptive, and therapeutic equipment and consultation.