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Maggie Webb
· January 4, 2017
I am one of the teachers and it is the most humbling job I could have. I enjoy every moment of teaching and helping our families.
Valerie Spivey
· August 22, 2016
I love it all three of my children had Mrs Covington

Interested in enrolling your child in our program? You can now complete an online application giving you flexibility as a parent to apply from anywhere and any...time. All you need is a tablet or computer. Once submitted a Family Service Specialist will contact you to complete the application process. To begin just copy the link below and paste in a search engine.

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An EKU accounting class is again partnering with local organizations to offer basic income tax preparation for those making $54,000 or less.


Please take time to re-enroll or register your Kroger Plus Card and Kroger will donate a percentage of your purchases to us!

To participate shoppers must register their card and indicate KRFDC as their charity of choice. The funds that we receive will be applied to the general fund to offset operating costs. With this program purchases will not count until you register your Kroger Plus Card. You will not lose any discounts or gas points....

If you have already done this, please take a moment to re-enroll.


(1) Simply register online at Kroger Community Rewards at:;

(2) Either SIGN IN if you currently have an online account or CREATE AN ACCOUNT if you have not already done so. Have your Kroger Plus Card handy and register your card with KY River Foothills. Select NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION: KY River Foothills or 59484. If you do not yet have a Kroger Plus Card, they are available at any Kroger Customer Service Desk.

(3) Under Community Rewards, enter: KY River Foothills or 59484. Select from the list and click on CONFIRM. You will see KY River Foothills name on your page. You will be taken to a new screen. At the top it should say “Your enrollment in the Community Rewards Program has been updated. Thank you for participating!” You must swipe your registered Kroger Plus Card or use the phone number that is registered to your Kroger Plus Card when shopping for each purchase to count toward us. Please share with your family, co-workers, and friends. Thanks for your support!!

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New Website of the Week: Kentucky River Foothills - they have a long history of community improvement and promoting self-sufficiency among the area’s low incom...e population. The agency, which primarily serves Clark, Estill, Madison, and Powell counties, embraces a philosophy of needs-based strategies and family-based services leading to family self-sufficiency and economic self-reliance.
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Kentucky River Foothills Development Council, Inc. is continuing to provide energy assistance through the crisis component of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). Applications can be made from January 8, 2018 through March 31, 2018, or until available funds have been expended. The program assists households in a heating crisis.

“The recent cold weather has taken a toll on households struggling to afford their heati...

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KRFDC has a FT Education Aide position available at Eastern Scholar House/Early Head Start. Click here to read more:

FT Education Aide Eastern Scholar House Starting at $9 per hour Program: Early Head Start Job Summary: To support the school readiness of children as they transition into and out of Head Start Ser…

Happy 2018! We look forward to a safe, fun, and educational year for our Head Start families and staff.

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Kentucky River Foothills Development Council received a $2,460,556 grant from the Administration for Children and Families to expand their high quality learning program to toddlers through their He…

KRFDC will begin the Subsidy portion of the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) on Monday, November 6. LIHEAP provides financial assistance to income-eligible households with home heating costs. Both homeowners and renters who are responsible for their heating bills and have low or fixed incomes are eligible. Qualifying participants will receive an energy assistance benefit. Click here to read more:…/Energy%20Assistance%20Begins%…

We celebrated our first day of school at Eastern Scholar House Friday!

When Charolotte Webb's grandson was 2 months old, he died on the table at the hospital. He was resuscitated, and a month later, he and his 3-year-old brother went to

Powell County Head Start/Early Head Start Parents, Caregivers, & Grandparents join us September 20, 8:30 a.m. at the Powell County Head Start Center. Learn more about Head Start and how you can be involved. Nominations for representatives to serve on the Head Start Area Policy, Health Advisory Committee, and Local Parent Committee will be conducted. Door prizes will be presented. For questions or details call 663-2937. See you there!

Jackson County Head Start Parents, Caregivers, & Grandparents join us September 21, 10:00 a.m. at Sand Gap Elementary School. Learn more about Head Start and how you can be involved. Nominations for representatives to serve on the Head Start Area Policy, Health Advisory Committee, and Local Parent Committee will be conducted. Door prizes will be presented. For questions or details call 287-3926. See you there!