For Immediate Release
Contact: Charla Jackson Peter
June 1, 2010
(502) 564-7630, ext. 454
Kentucky Housing Corporation (KHC) has announced the latest
recipients, outside of Fayette and Jefferson Counties, of Emergency
Shelter Grant (ESG) funds. Forty-six projects proposed by nonprofit
agencies and local governments will receive a total of $1,338,030 from
the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to assist the
homeless in Kentucky.
The ESG program, administered throughout most of the state by KHC, is
a federal program that helps convert and rehabilitate structures for
use as emergency or transitional shelters, to fund the operation and
service expenses of these shelters, and to develop programs that prevent
KHC will conduct an ESG implementation training on Wednesday, June
23, 2010, at the Blue Grass Community Action Partnership building
located at 111 Professional Court in Frankfort. All 2010 ESG recipients
are required to attend. Additional information regarding this training
will be available in the near future.
For more information about KHC's ESG program, contact Jill House or
Heather Harvey toll-free in Kentucky at (800) 633-8896 or (502)
564-7630, extensions 705 or 777, respectively; TTY 711; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com, respectively.
Emergency Shelter Grant Program 2010 Funding for Kentucky
Balance of State (all counties except Fayette and Jefferson)
Area Development District
Paducah Interfaith Ministry,
dba Paducah Cooperative Ministry
Clark County Community Services, Inc.
People’s Self-Help Housing, Inc.
The Shepherd’s Shelter, Inc.
Hazard-Perry County Community Ministries
Lake Cumberland Regional Mental Health/Mental Retardation Board, Inc.,
dba The Adanta Group
Gateway Homeless Coalition, Inc.
Gateway ADD and FIVCO
Women’s Crisis Center, Inc. (Buffalo Trace)
Kentucky River Community Care, Inc.
Green River Ministries, Inc.
Franklin County Women’s Shelter
Bell-Whitley Community Action Agency, Inc.
Home of the Innocents – HOST House
Interfaith Hospitality Network of
Women’s Crisis Center, Inc. (NKADD)
Bethany House Abuse Shelter, Inc.
Boulware Center Mission
Women Aware, Inc., dba Merryman House Domestic Crisis Center
Good News Shelter Corporation (Trimble Co.)
Operation Care, Inc.
Gateway Juvenile Diversion Project, Inc.,
dba Gateway Children’s Services
Owensboro Area Shelter, Information & Services, Inc.
Simon House, Inc.
Central Kentucky Community Action Council, Inc.
CAP Family Life Abuse Center
Barren River Area Safe Space, Inc.
The Daniel Pitino Shelter, Inc.
Jesus Community Center Shelter for the Homeless
Leslie, Knott, Letcher, Perry Community Action Council, Inc.
Welcome House of Northern Ky., Inc.
The Shelter for Women and Children, Inc.
City of Ashland
The Center for Women and Families
Red Bird Mission, Inc.
Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program
Harlan Countians for a Healthy Community
Purchase Area Housing Corporation
Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission, Inc.
Kentucky River Foothills Development Council
Good News Shelter Corporation (Oldham Co.)
Salvation Army of Hopkinsville
Community Outreach, Inc.
Emergency Christian Ministries
Trinity Pentecostal Lighthouse, Inc.
Kentucky Housing Corporation, the state
housing finance agency, was created by the 1972 General Assembly to
provide affordable housing opportunities. As a self-supporting, public
corporation, Kentucky Housing offers lower-than-market rate home
mortgages, housing production financing, homeownership
education/counseling, rental assistance, housing rehabilitation and
supportive housing programs for special needs populations.
For more information, contact:
Kentucky Housing Corporation | 1231 Louisville Rd., Frankfort,
502-564-7630; 800-633-8896 (KY only); TTY 711