The Kentucky Commission on Women is dedicated to
elevating the status of women and girls in the Commonwealth,
empowering them to overcome barriers to equity, and
expanding opportunities to achieve their fullest potential.

Assistance Information

The Kentucky Commission on Women offers resource information. If you need assistance finding a resource not listed, please  contact us.

Health and Welfare

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screenings

Center for the Advancement of Women's Health

Check Your Genes

Pink Link​ (social community for breast cancer survivors)

Kentucky River Community Care Rural/Frontier Women's Health Coordinating Center

Louisville Office for Women​

Self-Care: Learning how to do a gynecological self exam

Well Woman Clinic - Lexington

The Women's Center - Bowling Green

Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center

Kentucky Center for Women and Families

FBI - Louisville, Ky. office

Chrysalis House (Substance Abuse and Recovery Treatment)

Kentucky Commission on Human Rights

Hope Center - Lexington

Kentucky River Community Care Rural/Frontier Women's Health Coordinating Center

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration - Search for a facility near you

Domestic Violence Assistance

The Center for Women and Families

Domestic Violence - Legal Options

Franklin County Women's Shelter

Greenhouse 17

The Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault Programs, Inc.

Kentucky Domestic Violence Association - Find your local safe house

Women's Crisis Center - Locations in Covington, Florence, Carrollton, Maysville and Williamstown

Financial Assistance

Bluegrass Alliance for Women - Workshops

Department of Labor, Pension, and Welfare Benefits Administration

Housing & Mortgages for People with Disabilities

My Money - Credit, Budgeting, and Mortgage Assistance

Social Security Administration

Social Security Online for Women

Women's Financial Network - Investing for your future

Business and Employment

Equal Rights Advocates 

Human Rights Commission

Kentucky Commission on Small Business ​Advocacy​

Small Business Administration

U.S. Department of Labor - Women's Bureau

U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce 

Educational Assistance

College Success for Women in STEM​ (scholarships, programs and organizations)

Bluegrass Alliance for Women - Workshops

Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Kentucky's Affordable Prepaid Tuition Program

Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education

Kentucky Department of Education

Kentucky Education Association

Kentucky Education Rights Center, Inc

Kentucky Education Savings Plan Trust

Kentucky GED Testing Centers

Kentucky Virtual Adult Education

Kentucky Virtual University

New Opportunity School for Women

Senior Citizens

Kentucky Area Agencies on Aging​

AARP

Lifelong Learning

The National Council on Aging

Senior Women Information

Social Security Benefits

The US Administration on Aging

Advice for Mothers

Bonus Families - Advice for stepmothers and step families

Working Moms Refuge

Scholarships and Grants

Kentucky Foundation for Women


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