Community Action Kentucky (CAK) is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation domiciled in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Community Action Kentucky represents the 23 Kentucky community action agencies that provide social services throughout the 120 counties in Kentucky. CAK is governed by a Board of Directors made up of the 23 community action agencies' executive directors.
Beyond training and technical assistance provided to our member agencies, CAK represents low-income individuals on a local, state, and national level to policy makers, public service commission and other groups. Community Action Kentucky also works with local community action agencies to provide state wide programs such as Demand Side Management, Kentucky's Healthcare Connection (kynect), Earned Income Tax Credit and Weatherization.
In Kentucky, community action responds to the following community needs by providing:
- employment services;
- education services:
- financial and asset building;
- transportation services;
- housing services;
- energy assistance; and
- nutrition services.
To contact your local community action agency visit a listing of Kentucky's Community Action Agencies or call 1-800-456-3452.