The Center for Accessible Living is now enrolled in the Kroger Community Rewards Program, where every day purchases on your Kroger Plus card go towards cash back to CAL. Kroger Community Rewards makes fund-raising easy… all you have to do is shop at Kroger and swipe your Plus Card! It … Continue reading
Before Thomas Wheatley received a ramp, leaving his Jeffersontown home with his wheelchair or walker was so difficult he only left for doctor appointments. His ramp was the 100th built by volunteers from Ford and UAW Local 862, who have been building wheelchair ramps for Louisville residents since 2012. … Continue reading
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
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
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
Responding to Crime Victims with Disabilities: A Kentucky Resource Guide was created by a community team that received a scholarship to attend the 2011” Responding to Crime Victims with Disabilities” National Training Conference. This guide was created for professionals who may encounter individuals with disabilities who are crime victims.