Fall Sneaker Ball on September 23

Central Bank’s “Unapologetically Woman Fall Sneaker Ball” helps Community Action Council create more jobs within the agency and allows the Council to connect more people with opportunities and resources. The sneaker theme represents the idea that our feet are still firmly planted on the ground here in our community as we work to prevent, reduce, and...

2022 Community Action Scholarship Winners Announced

Head Start Alumni and Outstanding Community Service scholarship winners announced In partnership with the Head Start Alumni Scholarship—Community Action Council awarded four scholarships for the upcoming 2022-2023 academic year to four Head Start alumni. These deserving students participated in an accredited Head Start program before Kindergarten and were each accepted into a two or...

Community Action Council launches “What are you waiting for” hiring and preschool recruitment campaign

Community Action Council has launched a new advertising campaign to recruit staff and students with the theme, “What are you waiting for?” on broadcast television and radio stations. The Head Start prep academies are currently accepting applications for Fall enrollment. The council is hiring for several positions, including education professionals for their Head Start...

Head Start is a SNAP with Community Action Council

Families in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP program, are now eligible to receive Head Start services, thanks to a broader interpretation of what constitutes public assistance. The federal Office of Head Start (OHS) recently released an Information Memorandum explaining the expansion of eligibility. Previously, the OHS considered only the Temporary Assistance for...

KYNECT

Community Action Council (The Council) has trained staff who serve as Kynectors, assisting consumers with enrollment in an affordable health care plan. Our Kynectors help enroll those who qualify for Medicaid, Kentucky Children’s Health Insurance Program (KCHIP) or a Qualified Health Plan (QHP) on the Kentucky Marketplace known as Kynect. Kynect provides individuals and...

Happy birthday to us!

On March 25, 1965 five committed people came together to form a nonprofit agency that would address the causes and conditions of poverty in our community. 57 years later, CAC is offering hope in times of crisis and working to create a thriving, more equitable community for everyone. We think that’s something to celebrate....

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