Appointments Available for LIHEAP Summer Subsidy

Community Action Council will begin taking appointments for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Summer Subsidy on July 8, 2024. The application process will begin on July 16 and run through September 13, 2024 (or until funds are gone). The Summer Subsidy Cooling Component is designed to help offset a household’s electric costs....

Early Bird Tickets Available for Fall Sneaker Ball 2024

Early Bird tickets are available for Community Action Council’s Unapologetically Woman Fall Sneaker Ball 2024. Early Bird pricing is only available through the end of July. Get your tickets through Eventbrite TODAY! Click here to claim your tickets! The Fall Sneaker Ball isn’t your typical black-tie affair. Guests are invited to pair their favorite...

Gearing Up for Unapologetic Woman of the Year 2024

Unapologetically Woman Series The Unapologetically Woman web series sees Community Action Council Executive Director Sharon Price sit down for one-on-one interviews with some of the Commonwealth’s most hardworking and influential women. Learn what motivates these women to succeed despite the odds that they and our communities face. Hear their inspiring stories of overcoming failure,...

Fayette County Head Start Enrollment Days May 1-2

Community Action Council operates Head Start in 15 central and south central Kentucky counties. Head Start is a federally-funded, comprehensive, high-quality early childhood education program for children and families with low income. Head Start provides children from birth to age five with a range of services to promote their school readiness and overall well-being,...

LIHEAP Spring Subsidy April 16-May 31

The Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Spring Subsidy enrollment will begin on April 16 and run through May 31, 2024 (or until funds are gone). Spring Subsidy Cooling Component is designed to help offset the cost of a household's electric cost, providing eligible households a one-time benefit ranging from $38 to $200 depending...

Gun Violence Reduction Grant Application Open

Community Action Council is partnering with the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government’s One Lexington team to facilitate their FY 25 Gun Violence Reduction grant funding opportunity. This grant is open now and due April 5, 2024, by 5:00 PM. The link to the fully digital application is here, and answers to some commonly asked questions...

We’re a Head Start Program of Excellence

Our Head Start Programs were named a Program of Excellence by the National Head Start Association. For nearly six decades, Community Action Council has been a beacon of support in our communities, offering comprehensive services on a continuum to meet people exactly where they are. Whether addressing short-term emergency needs like utility assistance or...

Parent Cafés bring community and support to Head Start families

The Community Action Council is on a mission to make life better for all, and their Parent Café program is doing just that! This family-focused and parent-led initiative is all about boosting family resilience and communication through “protective factors” like support, knowledge, and relationships. Using evidence-based strategies, Parent Cafés are helping children avoid tough...

Jessica Coffie earns national recognition

In the realm of early childhood education, there are leaders who go above and beyond, embodying the spirit and vision of programs like Head Start. Jessica Coffie, the Director of the Office of Child Development and Head Start Director at the Council, is one such remarkable leader. Her dedication to children and families earned...

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