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Local victim’s advocate groups receive federal grant money

Kentucky has received $37 million in federal grants to support crisis intervention services for victims of crime, and $1,082,985 of that funding is going to local organizations. In total, 133 Kentucky programs have received funding this year through the federal Victims of Crime...
Posted On 26 Oct 2020

Kentucky receives $7 million behavioral health grant

The Kentucky Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental, and Intellectual Disabilities (DBHDID) has received a $7 million grant to support behavioral health services in the state’s Appalachian region following severe weather in 2019, which will include the community mental...
Posted On 09 Oct 2020

Cumberland River Behavioral Health holding virtual scavenger hunt in Whitley County

Have a little spare time on your hands? Bored sitting at home? Are your kids upset that they won’t get to participate in an Easter egg hunt this year due to social distancing restrictions because of COVID-19? If you answered yes to any of these questions, and I am sure several of...
Posted On 08 Apr 2020

Mental health tips from Cumberland River Behavioral Health

Cumberland River Behavioral Health, the local Community Mental Health Center, has been providing mental health, substance abuse, and intellectual/developmental  delay services to residents of the counties of Bell, Clay, Jackson, Harlan, Laurel, Knox, Rockcastle, and Whitley in...
Posted On 22 Mar 2020
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Cumberland River Behavioral Health installing community food pantry

Cumberland River Behavioral Health in north Corbin is stepping up its service to the community by installing a community food pantry outside the building on American Greeting Card Road. The pantry box will be installed in the parking lot near the entrance to the buildin...

Agencies across Tri-County area receive $1.1 million in VOCA funds

Kentucky has received a record $37.9 million in federal grants to support crisis intervention services for victims of crime, and over $1.1 million of that funding is going to local organizations. In total, 135 Kentucky programs have received funding this year through the federal...
Posted On 06 Nov 2019

Local groups receive total of $865,342 in Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) funding

A total of seven tri-county organizations have been awarded federal funds totaling a combined $865,342 through the state to help crime victims and combat domestic violence. The Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet has awarded more than $26 million in federal grants to...
Posted On 27 Dec 2018

PCAK awards $23,241 grant for parent education programs

Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky (PCAK), the state’s leading child abuse prevention organization, announced Monday that a $23,241 grant had been awarded to Cumberland River Behavioral Health/TriCo Mentoring to support the delivery of parent education programs in Whitley and...
Posted On 07 Nov 2018

Wrestlers entertain at day treatment

Their welcomed visitors bore names like Cowboy Larry McCoy, who is the champion, and Tank Evans, who sports a black mask. There was also the lady wrestler, Miss Beth, and announcer John Savage. For 60 or so special participants in Cumberland River Behavioral Health’s (which is...
Posted On 02 Mar 2018