REV UP KY 2016

     REV UP KY is a non-partisan, cross disability, coalition of organizations and interested citizens who advocate for full political participation for Americans with disabilities. The disability community—people with disabilities, family members, attendants, providers, professionals, advocates and supporters—has a major stake in the outcome of this election. REV-UP KY … Continue reading

Supported Services for Veterans and Their Families (SSVF Program) in Western Kentucky

The Pennyroyal Center out of Hopkinsville is offering services for veterans in the Western Kentucky area. There are two new case managers conducting outreach. Counties include Calloway, Marshall, Graves, McCracken, Carlisle, Hickman, Fulton, and Ballard. They can provide financial counseling, legal services, and affordable housing.  If you know of any … Continue reading

Murray CAL Consumer First in the State to Complete VR Pilot Car Individual Development Account (IDA) Program

Randy Phillips new van purchased by IDA

In 2014, the Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (KYOVR) started a pilot called the Car Individual Development Account (IDA) program as an independent living service. Under this program, ten individuals with disabilities would be selected to open a savings account for the purchase of an automobile to foster more independence … Continue reading

Louisville Citywide Emergency Alert System

The system uses a variety of methods — text alerts, emails and phone calls — to warn citizens about potentially life-threatening events, including severe weather. “The Code Red system is easy to use and gets information to people quickly so they can protect themselves and their families,” Mayor Fischer said. … Continue reading