EFSP Phase 36 Funding

Community Action is pleased to advise we have received notice that the following counties have been selected to receive Phase 36 Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) funding. The total benefit awards are listed below:To be considered for funding, the Local Board must receive an original application plus one copy, attachments, no later than 4:00pm, Central Standard Time, on Tuesday, July 16, 2019.

Click HERE for the Application. 


Public Transit Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Public Meeting Notice

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet(KYTC)/Office of Transportation Delivery (OTD) is establishing a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), 49 CFR Part 26. The OTD receives Federal financial assistance from the Department of Transportation/Federal Transit Administration (FTA), and as a condition of receiving this assistance, OTD has signed an assurance that it will comply with 49 CFR Part 26. It is the policy of the OTD to ensure that DBEs, as defined in Part 26, have an equal opportunity to receive and participate in USDOT-assisted contracts for public transit services.

In order to increase the involvement of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) and small businesses with public transit services, the Kentucky Public Transit Association (KPTA), in conjunction with the Office of Transportation Delivery, will hold a public forum to discuss issues affecting both public transit, DBE/Small Business Firms. We will discuss the new anticipated DBE goal and the basis for establishing the goal. The forum will be held on June 20, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. EST at the transit offices of the Federated Transportation Services of the Bluegrass, Inc. (FTSB). FTSB is located at 1713 Jaggie Fox Way, Lexington, KY 40511.

If you have any questions or reasonable accommodations are needed for persons with disabilities or persons with Limited English Proficiency, please contact: Pam Shepherd, Executive Director, Federation Transportation Services of the Bluegrass, Inc. at (859) 233-0066 or, Kelley Johnson, Federal Program Specialist, Office of Transportation Delivery/Kentucky Transportation Cabinet at (502) 564-7433.

The Office of Transportation Delivery is currently developing its three year participation goal. Once approved, the goal will be in effect for three years beginning October 1, 2019 – September 30, 2022.

The DBE goal and its methodology will be made online at: Comments will be made available from June 21 – July 22, 2019. Additionally, the information is available for review at the KYTC Main Office, Monday – Friday 8am – 4pm (EST) located at:
200 Mero Street
Frankfort, KY 40601

Written comments can be submitted via email or mailed to:

Kelley Johnson
Office of Transportation Delivery
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
200 Mero Street
Frankfort, KY 40601


Summer Food Service Program

Community Action of Southern Kentucky is participating in the Summer
Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge
and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin,
sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of
the meal service. Meals will be provided, at a first come, first serve basis, at
the sites and times as follows:
Meal service(s) will be at the following site(s):

Meals for the above site(s) are prepared at the Logan County Children’s

Center, 320 Peyton Street, Russellville, KY 42276 location.

If you have any questions, please contact Kacey Cole, Nutrition Coordinator

at (270)782-3162, ext. 177

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and

policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA

programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or

retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. 

 Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large

print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for

benefits.  Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal

Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.  Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than


 To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027)

found online at: , and at any USDA office, or write a letter

addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the

complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: 1) mail: U.S. Department of

Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2)  fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3)  email: .



This institution is an equal opportunity provider


FY20 CSBG Plan and Budget Proposal

The Community Services Block grant Plan and Budget Proposal for the upcoming FY20 is ready for public review. please Sign our Guest book to retrieve the document. If you have any questions, please contact Leslie Talley at (270) 782-3162 or