Program Numbers for 07/01/19 – 06/30/20

Daniel Boone CAA uses various programs to provide support in our community with services designed to address employment, education and cognitive development, income infrastructure and asset building, housing, health and social behavioral development, civic engagement and community involvement, services supporting multiple domains, linkages, and agency capacity building. The service area is Clay, Jackson, Laurel, and Rockcastle Counties.

For program year 07/01/19 – 06/30/20 the numbers are as follows:

Transportation Riders – 80,766

Total jobs – 206

Total credentials earned in training for CDL, CMA, etc. – 44

Total clients that were paid in a work experience – 29

Total supportive services by client (tools, supplies, clothes, gas cards, etc.) – 99

Rent, security deposits, etc. needed to obtain/retain permanent housing – 172

Utility, utility deposits, etc. needed to obtain/retain permanent housing – 15,954

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Healthy at Home

Healthy at Home Utility Relief Fund

On October 19, 2020, Governor Andy Beshear signed an executive order designating $15 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds for the Healthy at Home Utility Relief Fund. The fund will provide relief to Kentuckians affected by COVID-19 that need assistance with their water, wastewater, electric, or natural gas service.  Kentucky’s Community Action Network is partnering with Team Kentucky to distribute these funds statewide.

Households who have an income up to 200% of the Federal Poverty Line and have been economically impacted due to COVID-19 can apply. Households can receive assistance for the minimum needed to alleviate the water and wastewater crisis up to $500. Households can reapply until they reached their maximum benefit.  Households can apply for electric and natural gas benefits once in a one month timeframe.  The benefits each time are the minimum needed to alleviate crisis for up to $200.

Interested households should contact their local Community Action Outreach Office on how to apply. To locate your local office, please call 800-456-3452.

All applicants will be required to supply the following documentation at time of application:

  • Most current utility bill
  • Proof of arrearage, payment plan, or disconnect notice for utilities
  • Proof of Social Security Number or Permanent Residence card (Green Card) for each member of the household.
  • Proof of all household’s (all members) income from preceding month.

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LIHEAP Enrollment

An enrollment period for LIHEAP Subsidy will run from November 2 through December 11, 2020. The program is designed to help offset the cost of a household’s heating bill. Applications will be accepted during the enrollment period, or until designated funds are depleted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Income eligibility for the program is up to and including 150% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines. Benefits are paid directly to the fuel vendor in the form of a voucher. Individuals should acquire and submit an application through their local Community Action Agency office.

The Subsidy component provides households one-time benefit ranging from $50 to $200 depending on income levels and housing category.

All applicants will be required to supply the following documentation at time of application:

  • Proof of Social Security Number or Permanent Residence card (Green Card) for each member of the household.
  • Proof of all household’s (all members) income from the preceding month.
  • Most current heating bill, statement from your landlord if heating expenses are included in your rent, or a statement from utility company if you participate in a Pre-Pay Electric Program.
  • The account number and name on the account for main heating fuel sources and electric bill.

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LIHEAP

                                               For Immediate Release                                                                                 

                                                             606-598-5127

Agency Name Accepting Applications for Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Subsidy Component Beginning November 2

 Heating assistance program offers one-time payment assistance to income-qualified residents in CAA service area.

Manchester, Ky. (October 27, 2020): Daniel Boone CAA will begin accepting applications for the Subsidy Component of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) November 2, 2020. Applications will be accepted through December 11, 2020 or until funds are depleted. To apply, qualified residents should contact their local outreach office.

The Subsidy Component is designed to help low-income Kentuckians offset home heating costs based on a household’s income and primary fuel type. Benefits are paid directly to the primary fuel vendor in the form of a voucher. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, income eligibility has been increased to 150 percent of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.

COVID-19 Policies Statement For everyone’s safety, Daniel Boone CAA may provide special accommodations, adjust locations and times, and may ask that LIHEAP applicants follow safety protocols. Because these may change and vary between counties, applicants are encouraged to contact their local Community Action office for more information. 

All applicants will be required to supply the following documentation at time of application:

  • Proof of Social Security Number or Permanent Residence card (Green Card) for each member of the household.
  • Proof of all household’s (all members) income from the prior month.
  • Most current heating bill, statement from your landlord if heating expenses are included in your rent, or a statement from utility company if you participate in a Pre-Pay Electric Program.
  • The account number and name on the account for main heating fuel sources and electric bill.

Daniel Boone CAA administers LIHEAP in partnership with Community Action Kentucky and the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services who receive the funding as a pass-through block grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. More information about resources provided by Daniel Boone CAA and a listing of LIHEAP outreach offices can be found at www.danielboonecaa.org

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Child Care Position Available

Position Available

Child Care Aide

Daniel Boone Community Action Agency, Inc. (DBCAA) has a position available for a Child Care Aide.  Minimum qualifications:   Have a high school diploma, a clear background. A criminal record check and drug test required.  Must have the ability to provide care, assist with activities, and maintain adequate records.  Prior child care/day care experience preferred.   

To apply, call DBCAA’s Personnel Department at 606-598-5127 or email info@danielboonecaa.org for an application. Deadline for applications is November 16, 2020.

Daniel Boone Community Action Agency, Inc., in accordance with applicable Federal and State law, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, disability, age, medical condition, veteran status, genetic information, marital status, retaliation, citizenship, sexual orientation, familial status, or any other legally protected characteristic.  This nondiscrimination policy covers services provided to the general public and to the employment practices of Daniel Boone Community Action Agency, Inc.

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Transit Position Available

Position Available

Daniel Boone Community Action Agency, Inc. (DBCAA) has a position available for a Transit Driver for Clay County.  Minimum qualifications:  Kentucky drivers license, clear driving record.  Criminal record check and drug test required.  

To apply, call DBCAA’s Personnel Department at 606-598-5127 or email info@danielboonecaa.org for an application. Deadline for applications is November 4, 2020.

Daniel Boone Community Action Agency, Inc., in accordance with applicable Federal and State law, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, disability, age, medical condition, veteran status, genetic information, marital status, retaliation, citizenship, sexual orientation, familial status, or any other legally protected characteristic.  This nondiscrimination policy covers services provided to the general public and to the employment practices of Daniel Boone Community Action Agency, Inc.

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