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Resources In Our Area part 1

The Northern Kentucky area and Greater Cincinnati as a whole has some incredible organizations in it that exist to help people when hard times hit. Depending on the need, there are different places to look for help, and each one will have its own process for how to approve and verify people.

That said, today I want to share what will be a series of three posts with information about some of the places you can go (or refer someone) if assistance is needed. Where possible, I have provided a phone number and website with each organization, and list them under a category of assistance provided


Employment Education Assistance:

  1. Life Learning Center- 859-431-0100 https://www.lifelearningcenter.us/
  2. Vocational Rehabilitation- 859-292-3042
    https://kcc.ky.gov/Vocational-Rehabilitation/Pages/default.aspx




Pregnancy:

  1.  New Hope Center- 859-341-0766  http://newhopecenter.com/
  2. Madonna House- 859-344-1191  http://www.madonnahousenky.org/




Single Parent Help:

  1. Single Parents Alliance-  https://www.spaoa.org/




Help Centers:


  1. United Way- 211
  2. NKY Alcohol Anonymous- 859-491-7181
  3. NorthKey Community Services (Mental Health, substance, and disability)- http://www.northkey.org/    859-331-3292

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