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Ready to Work Program

Kentucky Community and Technical College System
Versailles, KY, us
Program Affiliation:
  • Community
Program Services Offered:
  • Academic-Services
  • Financial-Services
  • Referrals
  • Work-study opportunities
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Program Evaluation Available:
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Program Description:

The Ready to Work program is a long-established initiative to help mothers move their families out of welfare permanently through postsecondary education. Started in 1999 through a partnership between the Kentucky Community and Technical College System and the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Department for Community Based Services, Ready to Work offers work-study opportunities, support services, and academic and employment counseling. A key component of Ready-to-Work are on campus coordinators financed through federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families funds, who help students to access financial aid, transportation and child care as well as develop and support their TANF funded work study placements.

Contact Information:

Name: Shauna King-Simms
Phone Number: 859-256-3301
Program Website:

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