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Whitley Co. Green Dot violence prevention program hands out mini-grants

A local violence prevention program is hoping to spread their message through a group of artistic events and projects throughout Corbin and Williamsburg. Community Green Dot is a violence prevention program that teaches people how to do proactive and reactive green dots, said...
Posted On 20 May 2021
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Child Abuse Awareness Walk

The Whitley County Health Department’s annual Child Abuse Prevention Walk in Corbin on Saturday sought to bring awareness to child abuse in the community. The walk is an annual event to build up awareness in the community that everybody has the ability to do something to help a...

Cumberland River Behavioral Health gets $250k grant

A local community mental health agency is receiving nearly a quarter million dollars in funding to establish a crisis stabilization unit for those with substance use disorder in Corbin. On Monday, Gov. Andy Beshear along with the Office of Drug Control Policy (ODCP) and the...
Posted On 26 Feb 2021

Corbin’s Independence House gets $20k grant

A Corbin nonprofit organization that serves primarily pregnant and post-partum females with substance abuse issues is receiving $20,000 from the Team Kentucky Fund, which is closing after all pending applications have been addressed. Independence House is one of the 19 qualified...
Posted On 12 Feb 2021

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
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