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We Are Community Action Kentucky

Community Action Kentucky (CAK) is the statewide association representing and supporting all 23 Community Action agencies across the Commonwealth. Together with our partner agencies, CAK serves as a lifeline to hundreds of thousands of people each and every year. By working to empower individuals and families, we are making it possible for Kentuckians to build a better life.

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Outreach Offices in Every Kentucky County

With a presence in every Kentucky county, Community Action Kentucky partners offer life-changing resources to support a wide array of service areas. Local-level decision making ensures each agency delivers programs and services tailored to meet the individual needs of the communities it serves. Together, we are Community Action Kentucky.

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Helping People. Changing Lives.


Our programs and services are changing lives, strengthening families and building better communities. With a focus on empowerment, we offer a comprehensive menu of services designed to help individuals and families attain greater economic stability and long-term success. By providing a hand up to those in need, CAK and its partners are investing in Kentucky’s future.

Workforce DevelopmentWorkforce Development



Asset BuildingAsset Building

Senior SupportSenior Support

Home EnergyHome Energy

Health & Well-BeingHealth And Well Being

Youth EnrichmentYouth Enrichment

Family AdvocacyFamily Advocacy

Food SecurityFood Security

Early Childhood EducationEarly Childhood Education

Clean Drinking WaterClean Drinking Water


Community Action Agencies


Kentucky Counties Served


Citizens Served (FY2017-18)

Partnerships Make It Possible

We strive to cultivate broad-reaching partnerships that help us improve the delivery and impact of our programs and services. We invite you to be part of our mission. Together, we can make it possible for more and more Kentuckians to achieve their goals.

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News and Events


CAK Appoints Rick Baker as New Executive Director
May 14, 2024
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Kentucky’s Community Action Network Celebrates 60 Years of Community Action
May 3, 2024
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Community Action Kentucky Annual Conference

Celebrating a Legacy; Looking to the Future Make plans to join us June 11-13, 2024 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Lexington/UK Coldstream, Lexington, KY. The 2024 Community Action Kentucky...
June 11-13, 2024
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