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Kentucky Disability Resource Guide

Kentucky Disability Resource Guide [link]

The focus of this directory is to provide a searchable database of available resources, and to provide contact information to apply for resources and/or locate additional information. In many cases, we took definitions and eligibility for services directly from the agency websites that offer these programs.

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KY Cabinet for Workforce Development

KY Cabinet for Workforce Development [link]
Connecting Kentucky to employment, workforce information, education and training. The Kentucky Career Center stands ready to assist Kentuckians with disabilities in achieving suitable employment and independence. Kentucky Career Center offers a comprehensive range of services for people with disabilities. For more info, see Vocational Services.

Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)

Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation [link]

State program that gives funding, job coaches, and support to people with disabilities so they can work.

Phone: (502) 564-4440 or (800) 372-7172

GotTransition

GotTransition [link]

Gives lots of information about health transition and other websites to help.

Phone: 202-223-1500

Email: info@GotTransition.org

Supplemental Security Income

Supplemental Security Income [link]

Learn more about applying for disability benefits.

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) can help people with disabilities over 18 by giving them cash to meet basic needs for food, clothing, and housing and children with disabilities under 18 whose parents have a qualifying income.

Phone: 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778)

Kentucky Supports for Community Living Medicaid Waiver

Kentucky Supports for Community Living Medicaid Waiver [link]

Funds to help people with disabilities get help as adults. There is a waiting list.

Phone: 502-564-1647

Kentucky Michelle P. Waiver Program

Kentucky Michelle P. Waiver Program [link]

Funds to help people with disabilities pay for supports, training, extra care, therapy, and more.

Phone: 502-564-1647