The Department of Public Advocacy serves the homeless and indigent charged with criminal offenses in regional offices throughout the state of Kentucky. The London office is part of a statewide agency and covers a five county area and last year represented approximately 5600 clients.
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Methods to eliminate food insecurity are many. In this partnership, three non-profit entities will work together to insure that our neighbors do not go hungry. The three groups have different missions: a once-a-week dinner, morning and noon meals, and grocery supplements for individuals and families. Together, we are tackling poverty from a grass-roots approach. There will be opportunities to meet with other agencies in the area to observe different aspects of poverty such as housing, day-to-day needs, and more.
The Courier Program Internship is for young adults 18 years or older who wish to work in a rural healthcare environment and experience rural Appalachian culture. Couriers have the opportunity to observe or shadow medical professionals as they are providing healthcare – including doctors, family nurse practitioners, nurse-midwives and others, in various clinics and health care settings in rural Appalachia. Note: If you are accepted and matched with this internship, you will need to submit a separate application to the Courier Program. Our application
In terms of having an impact and making a difference in education, HCPS offers numerous opportunities for novice educators to experience success in multiple areas of interest because of its size, need, and diversity. Furthermore, HCPS is an exceptional choice for future educators as it is considered to be one of the most innovative districts in the nation in the context of current reform efforts aimed at improving student achievement by targeting the single greatest indicator of student achievement –
KFTC is a 30+ year-old grassroots organization that believes in the power of people working together to challenge injustices, right wrongs, and improve the quality of life for all Kentuckians. We work with people to organize in their home communities and across the state. We help everyday community members become extraordinary community leaders. We support community leaders as they build effective organizations. Together, we win important issue campaigns. If you want a better Kentucky – for all of us –
Metropolitan Ministries’ mission is to care for the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless in our community through services that alleviate suffering, promote dignity and instill self-sufficiency. Our Metropolitan Ministries will be America’s most effective caregiver to poor and homeless people. Our programs will be known for their compassion and innovation in helping struggling families and individuals achieve their highest potential for self-sufficiency. Our approach to involving citizens in understanding and caring for their disadvantaged will serve as a
The Peter Paul Development Center is an outreach and community service agency serving children and senior citizens in Richmond’s Church Hill. A few of the programs Peter Paul offers to the community it serves include: The After School Program for children 8 to 17 years of age seeks to provide a safe place for children to be after school. The Summer Enrichment Program is a 8-week summer continuation of the school year program. In addition to field trips to museums, historical sites,
Founded in 1990, the Sacred Heart Center is a non-profit community center serving the Hispanic community. Our mission is to create a hub for Richmond’s Hispanic/Latino community that opens opportunities for economic and social integration, self-realization and community leadership. Sacred Heart offers adult educational opportunities from basic literacy skills to high school equivalency. In addition to English as a Second Language classes, it offers GED classes in Spanish and English, literacy classes in Spanish, and life skills (health, financial, legal) and leadership
St. Bernard Project (SBP) is building a movement to solve the affordable housing crisis in the Greater New Orleans area. By enlisting passionate people from across the globe to join our work, we have made significant strides towards rebuilding and restoring our community. To date, SBP has rebuilt 420+ homes with the help of over 36,000 volunteers. Despite the progress we have achieved, there are many lingering barriers keeping individuals and families from returning to their homes. To date there are
Tapestri, Inc. is dedicated to ending violence and oppression in refugee and immigrant communities, using culturally competent and appropriate methods. As advocates for refugee and immigrant families affected by domestic violence, sexual assault and exploitation, we are committed to using education, community organizing, direct services and advocacy to effect change in the lives of these families. Our name, “Tapestri,” symbolizes the different threads of society coming together to form a safe cover to protect its many colored communities. We have