HAZARD, Ky. — A Kentucky nonprofit plans to open four additional transitional youth centers to serve homeless teens and young adults.
WYMT-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2sJPgg1 ) Kentucky River Community Care will open the four centers in eastern Kentucky by this fall. Two centers are already in operation. The centers provide homework help, computers, showers, clothing and food to those between the ages of 16 and 24.
KRCC CEO Mary Meade-McKenzie says the centers do not currently provide housing, but that remains a goal. She says the ultimate goal of these centers is to provide the serviced populations with tools for success.
KRCC currently operates centers in Perry and Letcher counties. The four new ones will be in Knott, Breathitt, Pike and Floyd counties.
Information from: WYMT-TV, http://www.wymt.com/