FRANKFORT, Ky. (December 7, 2022): Kentuckians affected by the Western Kentucky December 2021 Tornados or Eastern Kentucky July 2022 Flooding can access Disaster Case Management (DCM) services through Community Action Agencies.
Individuals who reside in a disaster declared county and have a disaster-related hardship or need should reach out to their local Community Action Agency for assistance. Call 800-456-3452 to locate your local office.
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|FEMA-DR-4663-KY Eastern KY Flooding|
Disaster Case Management is a program to address serious needs to overcome a disaster-related hardship, injury, or adverse condition. Disaster case managers work with clients to create a disaster recovery plan and provide guidance, advice, and referral to obtain a service or resource. There are no income eligibility requirements for this program.
Disaster Case Management will close 24 months after thedate of the disaster declaration. For information on the Disaster Case Management Program, contact your local Community Action outreach office or visit capky.org.
Community Action Kentucky administers Disaster Case Management in partnership with the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services who receive the funding as a grant from FEMA, U.S. Department of Homeland Security. More information about Community Action Kentucky, its members and available resources can be found at the Community Action Kentucky website at www.CAPKY.org.
About Community Action Kentucky
Community Action Kentucky is the statewide association representing and assisting all 23 Community Action agencies across Kentucky that work to empower individuals and families to attain greater economic stability and improved health outcomes. With a presence in all 120 Kentucky counties, Community Action agencies provide life-changing resources and programs to support a wide array of service areas, including food security, transportation, home energy, early childhood education, senior support, emergency services, housing assistance, workforce development, youth enrichment and more. As a statewide voice for local agencies, Community Action Kentucky works to address policy issues that impact low-income individuals and cultivates broad-reaching partnerships that improve the lives of thousands of Kentuckians, making it possible for them to achieve their goals. For more information about Community Action Kentucky, visit www.CAPKY.org.