Aging and Disability Resource Center

Program Description

The Aging and Disability Resource Center provides information on aging and disability programs and services in Boone, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Owen, and Pendleton Counties.  The Aging and Disability Resource Center is an initiative of the Older American’s Act.  There is no fee for services provided by this program.

Services Offered Within The Program
  • Information about local resources and support services
  • Assistance with locating the most appropriate service(s) or community resource(s)
  • Single point of entry for many public funded aging services such as home delivered meals, homemaking, personal care, and caregiver programs
  • Screening for the Consumer Based Option component of Medicaid’s Home and Community Based Waiver (HCBW) Program
  • Assistance with Medicare related issues and concerns
Contact Information

For more information, please contact the Aging and Disability Resource Center at 859.692.2480 or 866.766.2372 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Resources

Older Adult Resource Guide
This guide provides listings and explanations of providers and services in Northern Kentucky who cater to the needs of mature adults.

Eldercare Locator
Helps families and friends find information about community services anywhere in the United States 9:00am to 8:00pm EST Monday through Friday.

Northern Kentucky Workforce Investment Board

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Program Description

The high impact Northern Kentucky Workforce Investment Board (NKWIB) drives policy, direction, and funding oversight for the local workforce investment system. The NKWIB drives innovative workforce development that meets the changing needs of employers and our labor force, resulting in the enhancement of economic development for our region.

NKWIB's Purpose

The Northern Kentucky Workforce Investment Board (NKWIB) is a unique partnership between public and private sectors. With 51% of its membership from the business sector, the NKWIB drives the policy, direction and funding oversight for the local workforce investment system. This system promotes workforce readiness, education, and economic development. We assist employers of all kinds and workers at all education and skill levels. We primarily deliver our services through the six "Kentucky Career Centers" located in eight counties. We direct delivery of services through a sector approach which had identified the following industries as key to the economic health of Northern Kentucky:
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  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Healthcare
  • Transportation & Logistics
  • IT / Business / Finance
  • Installation / Maintenance / Repair
NKWIB's Responsibilities

The NKWIB ensures that annual allocation of resources is used to:

  • Support economic development efforts
  • Connect education and training to employment
  • Meet current and future employment needs
NKWIB Strategic Plan

The Strategic Plan developed with input from NKWIB board members and community leaders drives the work of the NKWIB, its workforce development partners and the local Kentucky Career Center system.
NKWIB Strategic Plan 2017

FY2018 NKWIB Committee Schedule

Please click here for the complete schedule of NKWIB meetings for Fiscal Year 2018.

NKWIB Committee Meeting Minutes

March 2017
January 2017
September 2016
July 2016

Current NKWIB Members

WIB Officers

CHAIR VICE-CHAIR TREASURER SECRETARY
Andrew Aiello TBD  Vera Hall Carissa Schutzman


Committee Chairs

Executive Committee Membership & Board Operating Committee Business Services Committee Program & Youth Committee
 Andrew Aiello Michelle Cestaric Jeff Greelish - Chair Dana Dobbs



 

Andrew Aiello - Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky
John Baines - HAHN Automation
Chris Bateman - Amazon
Kevin Bonhaus - Mubea
Michelle Cestaric - Staffmark
Jackie Coleman - Kenton County Airport Board
Brent Cooper - NKY Chamber of Commerce
Natalie Cummins - Kentucky Adult Education
Chad Day - Greater Cincinnati Building & Construction Trades
Dana Dobbs - Citi
Tim Donoghue - NK Central Labor Council
Fernando Figueroa – Gateway Community & Technical College
Chris Fridel, IBEW-NECA Electrical Training Center
Jeff Greelish - Verst Group
Vera Hall - St. Elizabeth Healthcare
Janet Harrah - Northern Kentucky University
Kristie Henry - Heritage Bank
Ryan Henson - Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
Polly Lusk-Page - NKY Education Council
Dave Schroeder – Kenton County Public Library
Carissa Schutzman - Thomas More College
Laura Scroggins - Owen Electric
Kenneth Shotts – Groupon
Robert Stafford - Owen County Board of Education
Florence Tandy - Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission
Brandon Thompson - Johnson Control
Michelle Tyson - Cummins, Inc.
Alecia Webb-Edgington - Life Learning Center
Rhonda Whitaker - Duke Energy
Joe Williams - Club Chef
Wade Williams - Tri-ED

Contact Information

For more information, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Associate Director - Workforce Division, at 859.283.1885.

Council on Aging

Program Description

The Council on Aging is an advisory council that has been established under provisions of the federal Older Americans Act, as amended, and the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Department for Aging and Independent Living. The Council on Aging serves as an advisory body to the NKADD’s Board of Directors in most matters relating to the Northern Kentucky Area Development District / Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living. The Northern Kentucky Area Development District/Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living was one of the first (in 1973) of the fifteen Area Agencies on Aging to be created in Kentucky. It serves the elderly in Boone, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Owen and Pendleton counties. The Council on Aging is composed of volunteer members representing the interest of older adults in the eight county NKADD region.

Council on Aging’s Purpose & Responsibilities
  • To provide input and recommendations regarding the development of the annual aging area plan. To advise the NKADD Board of Directors on all matters relating to the development and administration of the annual aging area plan and operations conducted thereunder.
  • To review the budgets and programs relative to the aging services administered by the Northern Kentucky Area Development District.
  • To provide input and recommendations in the development and updating of policies and procedures and resource materials.
  • To communicate through the various media information designed to promote community understanding of the needs of older adults and to stimulate appropriate action to meet those needs.
  • To utilize the findings and recommendations of the Council on Aging members.
  • To render assistance where feasible and to bridge gaps among government agencies, service providers, ongoing programs and their recipients.
  • To represent the interests of all older persons with special emphasis on persons with the greatest social and economic needs. To encourage all demographic elements of the Northern Kentucky community including youth, young adults and the middle-aged, to be involved in activities related to older persons.
  • To serve as a conduit through which organizations can exchange information and collaborate in joint endeavors to serve the elderly.
  • To participate in the public hearing process.
  • To promote programs on aging characterized by:
    • pro-active leadership and innovation.
    • planning, coordination and evaluation of efforts.
    • joint funding of activities and services.
    • meaningful volunteer opportunities for the elderly to serve their communities.
    • the involvement of older adults in cultural, social action,  and self-help activities and programs.
  • To study and develop information and resources in which recommendations for legislation and other governmental action beneficial to older adults may be used.
Membership

The Council on Aging is composed of two representatives from each of the eight counties comprising the Northern Kentucky Area Development District, except that in those counties where the population is in excess of 30,000 there is added one member for each full 30,000 population segment that is in excess of the base 30,000 population. Local veterans' health care facilities have one representative member and there is one at-large member. The Judge Executive of each County comprising the Northern Kentucky Area Development District appoints members from his or her respective County to serve on the Council on Aging. The Chairperson of the NKADD Board of Directors appoints the Chairperson of the Council on Aging as well as the veterans’ health care facilities member and the at-large member.

Council on Aging Members
Officers Campbell County Gallatin County Kenton County
Susan Maier - Chairperson Dianna Hermann Katie Lowe Dr. Garry Neltner
Robert Young - Vice Chairperson Marsha Dufeck   Jerry Moser
Pam Pangburn - Secretary  Pam Pangburn Grant County JoAnn Lonnemann
  Regina Clos Barb Chaney Ken Palmer
Boone County Vera Powell Monty Joe Ted Smith
Brittany King     Terry Deavy
Claire Parsons Carroll County Owen County  
David Sarker Robert Young Sherry Ayres Pendleton County
Heather Bailey      Hiram Harville
Lisa Buerkley     Anna mary Tackett
       
Veteran's Health      
Diana Hermann       
       
Contact Information

For more information, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Associate Director - Human Services Division, at 859.283.1885.

Contact Information

Northern Kentucky Area Development District

22 Spiral Drive
Florence, KY 41042
P: 859.283.1885
F: 859.283.8178
TDD: 711
For general questions, please email info@nkadd.org

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Career Opportunities

Welcome to the NKADD Career Board. You'll find benefit information as well as links to current open positions within the Northern Kentucky Area Development District.

Current Job Openings for the Northern Kentucky Area Development District.

topWorkPlaces2014 NKADD voted Top Workplaces of 2014!

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