Louisville Metro Government has begun accepting applications for the Louisville Metro Council COVID-19 Relief Fund (CRF) – established to supplement relief organizations experiencing an incremental surge in demand for services from persons impacted by the COVID-19 health pandemic.
Applications can be submitted to https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LMCCOVID.
For more information, visit https://louisvilleky.gov/government/external-agency-fund
The Reinvestment Fund is offering up to $3 million is available for grants for innovative fresh food retail and food system enterprises that seek to improve access to healthy food in underserved areas.
Info Session Webinar: June 2, 2020 at 2pm EST
Letter of Intent due: July 10, 2020
Request for Applications.
Click here to apply.
Passport was recently featured in the Courier-Journal for our proactive efforts to help our members most at right for COVID-19.
Click here to read it!
Team Kentucky is working with partners to expand drive-thru testing throughout the commonwealth. Drive-thru testing at these locations now is open to all Kentuckians who want a COVID-19 test. Please share this important information.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, our healthcare workers are risking their lives every day on the front lines. Passport staff took a moment to express our gratitude.
Watch it here.
Kentucky Career EDGE is an online platform to provide career services to job seekers in each of the state’s 10 workforce regions. It consists of 18 interactive modules with built-in virtual coaching including a job interview simulator, resume and job application builder, guidance in developing a personal brand, and essential life skills curriculum to support career seekers in preparation for finding a job or advance in employment.
Access to Kentucky Career EDGE is provided at www.kycareeredge.com.
New users simply register for an account by entering in basic contact information, along with their zip code to verify Kentucky residency. Registration takes less than one minute, after which the user has immediate access to all modules and services within the Kentucky Career EDGE platform.
In addition, here is a link to a recent article on the program that was featured in The Lane Report: https://www.lanereport.com/125187/2020/04/career-edge-web-based-job-services-platform-to-be-implemented-statewide/
If you’re working with a non-English speaking Passport member, please share this important information which Passport has recently translated into Spanish, Arabic, Nepali, and Somali. It is available on our COVID-19 webpage under “Resources for Members.”
Please be aware Kentuckians have reported receiving calls from someone claiming to work for the local utility and threatening to disconnect their service without immediate payment. Please help spread the word to help members avoid these scams.
More Information Here
May is #MentalHealthMonth! The past few months have been tough, but we’re in this together, and we will come out stronger. Let’s make our mental health a priority! Please share the word with any Passport members you know that our Behavioral Health Access Line can be reached at 1-855-834-5651 / TTY/TDD: 1-866-727-9441. Our 24 hour Behavioral Health Crisis Hotline can be reached at 1-844-231-7946 TTY/TDD: 1-866-727-9441.
Did you know that Passport has a way for members who speak languages other than English to view our website in multiple languages? Simply go to our website, www.passporthealthplan.com, and click on this Translate button in the top left-hand corner to view information in Arabic, Russian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, or Vietnamese. Please help us spread the word to any members who may benefit from this service.