Making An Impact
Working to empower low-income individuals and families across the Commonwealth, Community Action partners are making a profound impact on the citizens we serve. Each year, we touch the lives of hundreds of thousands of Kentuckians, all striving to attain self-sufficiency and improved quality of life.
Through programs and services focused on influencing the social determinants of health, we are directly improving the health and well-being of current and future generations. Here’s a snapshot of the impact we made this past year. We invite you to learn more.
individuals receiving GED with assistance
individuals receiving a recognized credential, certificate or degree with Community Action assistance
clients obtained employment with Community Action assistance
individuals received career coaching
seniors maintained an independent living situation with Community Action support
households obtained safe and affordable housing
people received prepared meals
people provided food resources through local food banks, commodity distributions and food share programs
Community Needs Assessment
More than 17,500 Kentuckians made their voices heard in our annual CNA survey. When asked to identify the three most critical needs in their communities, this is what they had to say.
Kentucky childen worked toward school readiness goals through Head Start and Early Head Start
children received dental screenings/exams
clients enrolled through the Kentucky Health Benefits Exchange
individuals reported improved physical health and well-being
career advancement related program participants reported increased incomes
clients participated in financial management programs
applications approved for utility assistance through LIHEAP (Crisis and Subsidy)
energy-efficient improvements made through weatherization