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RENTAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE TO ELIGIBLE VETERANS
(2-14-14) RICHMOND, KY – Kentucky River Foothills Development Council, Inc. (KRFDC) recently received a Supportive Services for Veteran Families grant from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs to financially assist Veterans who are having problems paying rent or need to obtain housing. Click here to read more.

FOOHILLS PROVIDING HELP WITH AFFORDABLE CARE ACT
RICHMOND, KY –Kentucky River Foothills Development Council, Inc. (Foothills) is now offering assistance for local residents in understanding their options for health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or health care law. Click here to read more.

CRISIS PORTION OF LIHEAP BEGINS JANUARY 13
(1-7-14) RICHMOND, KY - Foothills will begin the crisis component of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) that assists households in a heating crisis on Monday, January 13. The program will run through March 31st or until the funds are expended. Click here to read more.

ENERGY ASSISTANCE BEGINS NOVEMBER 12, FOOTHILLS PROGRAM TO HELP MANAGE ENERGY COSTS
(10-30-13) KRFDC will begin the “Subsidy” portion of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) on Tuesday, November 12. LIHEAP provides financial assistance to income-eligible households with home heating costs through two programs: LIHEAP Subsidy (typically in November and December) and LIHEAP Crisis (typically January until the middle of March or until all funds are expended). Click here to read more.
2013 LIHEAP Fact Sheet
2013 Subsidy LIHEAP Calendar

ANNUAL HOLIDAY TEA BENEFITING LIBERTY PLACE SCHEDLUED FOR NOV. 9: TICKETS ON SALE NOW
(10-21-13) Liberty Place Recovery Center for Women will host its annual Holiday Tea on Saturday, November 9 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the center, located at 218 Lake Street in Richmond. Tickets are $25 per person. This unique event will feature a traditional afternoon tea, decorated table auction, and silent auction. Click here to read more
Click here to open the Holiday Tea Flier

MADISON COUNTY: FREE HEALTHY MARRIAGE AND RELATIONSHIP CLASSES TO BEGIN SOON
(5-9-13) RICHMOND, KY - Foothills will begin two new Financial & Relationship Peace: Foundational Skills classes soon in Madison County. Offered by Foothills’ Healthy Marriage and Relationship Project, these classes are for all married couples, engaged couples, and single men and women who want to learn more about money, credit, budgeting, and relationship skills. These free classes will meet for 6 weeks. Click here to read more.

ESTILL COUNTY: FREE HEALTHY MARRIAGE AND RELATIONSHIP CLASSES TO BEGIN MAY 21
(5-9-13) IRVINE, KY - Foothills will begin a new Financial & Relationship Peace: Foundational Skills class soon in Irvine. Offered by Foothills’ Healthy Marriage and Relationship Project, this class is for all married couples, engaged couples, and single men and women who want to learn more about money, credit, budgeting, and relationship skills. This free class will meet for 6 weeks. Click here to read more.

BEREA BUS SERVICE ANNOUNCES BUS ROUTE CHANGES EFFECTIVE MARCH 5
(2-28-13) BEREA, KY - KY River Foothills will make several adjustments to its Berea Bus Service effective Tuesday, March 5. The route was modified to incorporate more residential areas so that more people will be able to have access to services, shopping, and different locations around the City of Berea. The changes are intended to improve travel times and match ridership demand. Click here to read more.

FREE HEALTHY MARRIAGE AND RELATIONSHIP CLASSES TO BEGIN SOON IN MADISON COUNTY

(2-25-13) RICHMOND, KY - Foothills will begin two new advanced and one new foundational Financial & Relationship Peace: Foundational Skills classes soon in Madison County. These free classes will meet for 6 weeks. Click here to read more.

WINCHESTER / CLARK COUNTY TRANSIT SERVICE ANNOUNCES BUS ROUTE CHANGES EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 12
(2-8-13) WINCHESTER, KY – Kentucky River Foothills will make several adjustments to its Winchester/Clark County Transit Service effective February 12 The changes are intended to improve travel times and match ridership demand. Notable additions to the route include adding the new hospital and more residential areas. Click here to read more.

RICHMOND TRANSIT SERVICE ANNOUNCES BUS ROUTE CHANGES EFFECTIVE JANUARY 29
(1-25-13) RICHMOND, KY – Kentucky River Foothills will make several adjustments to its Richmond Transit Service (RTS) effective Tuesday, January 29. The changes are intended to improve travel times and match ridership demand. Notable additions to the route include Kentucky Utilities and the Health Department and the EKU (Wallace Building) stop was moved. Click here to read more.

ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM TO HELP LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLDS IN A HEATING CRISIS BEGINS JANUARY 7
(1-3-13) RICHMOND, KY - The deepening of cold winter weather combined with rising utility costs leaves many households unable to fully meet heating bills or purchase sufficient bulk fuel to keep their families safe and warm. KRFDC will begin the “Crisis” portion of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) that assists households in a heating crisis on Monday, January 7. Click here to read more.

FREE HEALTHY MARRIAGE AND RELATIONSHIP CLASSES TO BEGIN SOON IN MADISON COUNTY
(1-3-13) Richmond, KY - Kentucky River Foothills will begin eight new Financial & Relationship Peace: Foundational Skills classes, in January/February in Madison County. These free classes will meet for 6 weeks. Click here to read more.