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The Neighborhood provides a safe, secure, clean, and convenient one-stop center for those in need of assistance in the northeastern Kentucky region. The Neighborhood routinely serves hundreds of people daily.

Giving gift of clarity at The Neighborhood

ASHLAND, Ky. — The holiday season comes around and people want to give. Often the first impulse is to give stuff — cans of green beans for the holiday food baskets, coats and hats for the homeless, toys for needy kids. Those all are laudable impulses, and economically disadvantaged people certainly need food and clothing, says Neighbors Helping Neighbors [...]

December 7th, 2020|The Neighborhood|

Wine & Bourbon Ball cancelled; big need remains

ASHLAND, Ky. — The Neighborhood is sad to announce the seventh annual Wine & Bourbon Ball has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is another big blow to The Neighborhood's mission. Having lost all but one of our 2020 fundraisers, we are off our normal net by two-thirds for the year while continuing to meet increasing [...]

November 24th, 2020|The Neighborhood|

Legal Aid of Bluegrass provides free help for students, families

ASHLAND, Ky. — Legal Aid of the Bluegrass staff will be available each month to provide free legal help to students and their families. We provide representation and advice in the following areas: Divorce Child Custody & Visitations Grandparents Rights Guardianship Proceedings Domestic Violence Protection Educational Advocacy School Enrollment Access to Subsidized Housing Eviction & Foreclosure Defense Consumer Protection [...]

November 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|

CAReS Giving Tree volunteers needed at mall

ASHLAND, Ky. — The annual CAReS tradition of The Giving Tree is a go again this holiday season. Volunteers to work the tree at the Ashland Town Center mall are needed. Volunteer time slots are available Nov. 16 to Dec. 11: Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Full shifts are not required. You can extend your interest with [...]

November 12th, 2020|CAReS, The Neighborhood|

Neighborhood needs increase in push to close 2020

Contribute with easy online donation; just scroll down! ASHLAND, Ky. — As we move into the heart of the holiday season, The Neighborhood's pace will increase to match the needs of area individuals and families. This means more service and goods going out to the needy, and hopefully more contributions coming in to help support our continued core missions. As [...]

November 2nd, 2020|The Neighborhood|

Upcoming We Know IT schedule set

ASHLAND, Ky. — The next round of The Neighborhood We Know IT classes is scheduled. If you are a SNAP beneficiary and have internet access and a computer, you can participate in these courses (a $3-5,000 dollar value) for free. When you complete the course, you can add the certification to your resume. This is for people 18 and [...]

October 29th, 2020|We Know IT|

A guide for seniors to age in place during Covid-19

Seniors (classified as age 65 and older) are choosing to live in their homes for as long as possible. A 2019 Harvard report found that the age group’s desire to live at home — even if alone — has grown 15% from 2012 to 2017.This desire, combined with the ripple effects of COVID-19, is causing more seniors and their [...]

October 23rd, 2020|Seniors|
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