In Kentucky, there is a program that can help families with dependent children. It is the Kentucky Transitional Assistance Program (KTAP). KTAP provides temporary cash assistance to families with a dependent child who lack the support of one or both parents. KTAP also helps individuals find a job or receive training that leads to a job.
A family that includes an adult can receive KTAP for only 60 months (5 years) in a lifetime. Every month the family receives KTAP counts toward the 5-year limit. The family does not have to receive KTAP for 5 years straight. The family can receive KTAP for 2 years and stop. Later that same family can receive 3 more years.
To be eligible for KTAP, a student must:
For more information on any of these services, please contact Amanda Johnson, the Coordinator of PAC at (859) 572-5988 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Office Hours are Monday - Friday, 8:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
For more information on KTAP, please visit the website for the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services at http://chfs.ky.gov/dcbs/dfs/KTAP.htm