24/hr CRISIS AND INFO

1-800-262-7491

24/hr RAPE CRISIS

1-800-375-RAPE(7273)

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1-800-787-5043

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RESPITE

Provides relief for caretaker of individual with a developmental disability by providing an alternative, supervised site for the individual for a short period of time (usually 5 hours or less).

Eligibility: Client must be at least 21 years of age and have been diagnosed with mental retardation or a developmental disability prior to having reach the age of 21.

Counties served: Breathitt, Knott, Leslie, Letcher and Perry

Contact: KRCC 115 Rockwood Ln. Hazard KY. 41701


LEISURE

Provides supports for individuals to experience new recreational opportunities with the goal of establishing non-paid community contacts.

Eligibility: Client must be at least 21 years of age and have been diagnosed with mental retardation or a developmental disability prior to having reach the age of 21.

Counties Served: Breathitt Knott, Leslie, Letcher and Perry.

Contact: KRCC 115 Rockwood Ln. Hazard KY. 41701 606-436-5761


COMMUNITY HABILITATION CENTERS

Provides opportunities to develop, maintain and increase an individual's independent functioning in self-care, finding a vocation, dealing with physical and emotional growth. It also helps them develop social and communication skills to enhance daily living and being part of the community.

Admission Criteria: Must be an SCL recipient or age 21 with mental retardation or developmental disabilities.

Hours: Monday - Friday am until 3pm

Contact: KRCC

115 Rockwood Ln. 606-436-5761


SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT

Support is provided in locating and maintaining competitive employment. Services include individual assessment, individualized job development, job/consumer matching placement, one on one community based job site training, ongoing follow up support, employment advocacy, counseling and case management.

Admission Criteria: Must be 21 years of age or older. There must be a primary diagnosis of mental retardation or developmental disabilities. Individual assessment must indicate that employment could not be obtained nor maintained without intensive job site training and continuous follow up services.

Counties Served: Breathitt, Letcher, Leslie, Perry and Knott

Contact Info: Peggy Mason 606-436-5761 ext. 7239


RESIDENTIAL SUPPORTS

Provides a program for individuals with developmental disabilities who are living in an independent living setting (a family home or staffed residence). It also provides 24 hour supervision and training in activities such as laundry, routine household care, self-care, shopping, money management, social skills and leisure activities.

 


SUPPORT FOR COMMUNITY LIVING

 

Provides residential and community based services to individuals who would otherwise require care in a skilled nursing facility, ICF/MR. Services provided include residential, respite, community living supports, community habilitation, behavior management and support coordination.

Admission Criteria: Applicants must meet Kentucky Medical Assistance Program criteria for ICF/MR.

Locations: Breathitt, Perry and Letcher Counties.

Contact: 606-436-5761 ext. 252 for the forms.

 

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