As the end of the fiscal year came and went, the Kentucky Works Program (KWP) is still working with reduced participation due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. All of the participants in KWP and the SNAP Program are being allowed to use exemption if they choose. As most of the training sites remain closed, the KWP staff has been working 1 on 1 with the participants by phone and email.
As everyone adjusts to the new way of doing business, the same will apply to the Kentucky Works Program. The staff has been exploring new online training opportunities, as well as, ways that they can provide soft skills training to help participants become employed and self-sufficient.
Kentucky Works Program Director, Tracy Dennison, would also like to take the time to say goodbye. Tracy will be retiring on August 1st. Tracy said “It has been such a great opportunity to start and operate the Kentucky Works Program. I have enjoyed my time with Community Action and look forward to what life holds for the future. Although I will be retiring, I hope to stay involved with the agency and the communities we serve.”