Northern Kentucky University recently received $1.8 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Humans Services (HHS) to combat the opioid crisis. HHS’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) awarded the funds to establish and expand access to integrated substance use disorder and mental health services.
The Commonwealth of Kentucky has received more than $7.1 million in AmeriCorps federal funding for 21 programs with over 900 members. Organizations are selected for grants based on their plans to engage AmeriCorps members in evidence-based or evidence-informed interventions to strengthen communities.
Phase One of the Beecher Terrace project has already gotten started and will have a major impact on the city’s look when it’s done.
Organizations outlined a number of programs designed to keep kids engaged and prevent summer learning loss, including the Louisville Free Public Library’s Summer Reading program and the 2019 Cultural Pass.
265 full-time jobs are coming to Eastern Kentucky as the town of Hazard welcomes Dajcor Aluminum Ltd., a Canadian manufacturer of aluminum products, into their community.
WellCare of Kentucky and the WellCare Community Foundation donated $100,000 to Volunteers of America Mid-States, Inc. (VOA) to open a new residential addiction treatment program in Manchester, Kentucky for new and expectant mothers.