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COVID-19 Relief Funds awarded to service agencies for prevention of abuse, domestic violence

Three partner agencies of the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) have been awarded $1.4 million from the Coronavirus Relief Fund to assist with services that support prevention of abuse and domestic violence. CHFS requested the advocacy organizations receive the funding, which is from Kentucky’s portion of federal CARES Act resources. Targeted programs serve survivors of sexual...

Kentucky’s city and county governments to receive $300 million coronavirus aid from CARES act

By Tom Latek Kentucky Today Gov. Andy Beshear announced on Wednesday a $300 million award to city and county governments as part of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act. Part of The CARES Act, as it is known, established the Coronavirus Relief Fund to reimburse local governments for expenses incurred in response to the public health emergency caused by COVID-19. During his...