NKY Resources Guide

Northern Kentucky Guide to Resources 
As a result of a joint effort on behalf of the NKY Area Development District (NKADD), NKY Chamber of Commerce, NKY Office of Drug Control Policy (NKYODCP), NKY Tri-ED, and United Way Greater Cincinnati in NKY, the Northern Kentucky Guide to Resources & Updates has been created to provide a central location for all resources that serve businesses, community members, non-profit partners and those in need throughout our region.        
 
If you have a question about where to go to find information, please feel free to dial 211 and be connected to the United Way 211 call center. They are available 24/7 and have information on 140 United Way funded agencies.    

 
COVID-19 Community Resources 

COVID-19 Guide to Services 

Safety-Net Alliance for Non-Profit Providers  

 
If you have questions or need access to any of the following topics, please click on the related links:  
 

Aging Services    

Senior Services of Northern Ky  (859) 491-0522    35 W 5th St, Covington, KY 41011  
NKY Area Development District  http://www.nkadd.org/  

 
Business Continuity 

The Northern Kentucky Tri-County Economic Development Corporation (Tri-ED) blends public and private funds to enhance the business climate in and foster regional cooperation among Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties. They market and promote Northern Kentucky on a national and international basis as a desirable location for new or expanding businesses, and we assist existing local companies to expand operations and grow their customer base. https://www.northernkentuckyusa.com/  

Northern Kentucky Small Business Development Center  
Serving the counties of Boone, Campbell, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton & Pendleton.  The SBDC at Northern Kentucky University provides  
One-on-one consultations at no costs to existing and potential entrepreneurs in NKY.  The NKU SBDC also meets the educational needs of the local small business community by offering a variety of low-cost training programs taught by industry experts and qualified SBDC consultants.  https://www.ksbdc.org/highland-heights  

SCORE the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, is dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals.  SCORE Mentors are available to participate in remote mentoring sessions and loan application assistance via phone, email and a variety of video and chat services.  https://www.score.org/    

Kentucky Small Business Development Center (KSBDC) 

The KSBDC has been busy developing resources to assist Kentucky’s small business community navigate this unprecedented situation while also providing information to those who serve small businesses and to those who are stakeholders in the success of Kentucky’s small businesses. 
 

KSBDC Weekly Webinar Series: This series will begin tomorrow. The sessions will be conducted at noon each Wednesday and will continue to evolve as more information becomes available. The first will focus on the SBA Economic Injury and Disaster Loan product and application process. KSBDC Coaches and a representative of the SBA will be leading this meeting. To register for tomorrow’s webinar please follow this link: https://event.webinarjam.com/register/1/9v7ygsg  

KSBDC Dedicated Webpage: KSBDC has launched a focused webpage, that provides resources and information to small business owners in need of assistance concentrating on the current crisis. The site, http://kybizhelp.com, will be updated as new small business information and resources become available.   

KSBDC Small Business Hotline: KSBDC has also created a small business hotline: 1-888-475-SBDC (7232) to efficiently route callers to a KSBDC business coach in their region. 

You can reach any of our KSBDC business coaches through our streamlined communication options by using any or all of the following: 

  
KSBDC Managing in Times of Financial Difficulty: Download a copy of our checklist for Managing in Times of Financial Difficulty. http://ow.ly/wk9W50yL6YQ  

This is a must have checklist which provides business owners with practical tips and advice on how they can more effectively manage their cash flow during this crisis. 

Also continue to check out our social media sites and share those as well! 

https://www.facebook.com/ksbdc/  

https://www.linkedin.com/company/kentucky-small-business-development-center/ 

https://twitter.com/kysbdc 

 
 
Now Available- SBA Disaster Assistance Loans (as of March 21)   
 Governor Beshear announced the state has qualified for U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Assistance. With that  certification now in place, small businesses, for-profit contractors and private non-profits anywhere in Kentucky that have been harmed by the COVID-19 pandemic are eligible to apply for low-interest SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans. SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans applications can be completed and filed online at www.sba.gov/disaster. The SBA is also mobilizing call centers to assist in the loan-application process. Call 1-800-659-2955 (TTY: 1-800-877-8339) or email disastercustomerservice@sba.gov. To view a copy of the SBA fact sheet,  click here.   
  

SBA Loan Documents:   

Summary- SBA Disaster Assistance Loan   

Application for SBA Disaster Business Loan   

SBA Fee disclosure form and compensation agreement    

Disaster Home/Sole Proprietor Loan Application   

Instructions for Completing the IRS Tax Authorization Form 4505-T   

4505-T Form- Request for Transcript of Tax Return   

SBA Additional Filing Requirements- Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) and Military Reservist Economic Injury Disaster Loan (MREIDL)   

Schedule of Liabilities Form   

Personal Financial Statement Disaster Programs Form  
  

Census 2020 US Census information  

https://www.census.gov/en.html   

 
Childcare 

YMCA of Greater Cincinnati   
Burlington & Ft Thomas YMCA locations are offering childcare   

For children of healthcare workers, 6-12 years of age.  Services offered 6 am to 6:30 pm https://myy.org/ | 859-815-9179  
 
4C for Children 
Resources for businesses seeking support for their “essential workers”:    

Childcare providers in our area offering limited duration childcare (updated daily) 
https://chfs.ky.gov/cv19/LimitedDurationLicensesApproved.pdf 

Frequently asked questions about the limited duration childcare https://chfs.ky.gov/cv19/FAQLDC.pdf 
 

Learning Grove 
If you or someone you know need childcare during this time, Learning Grove can help! Please contact us via our website www.learning-grove.org or 859-431-2075.  
 
 

  

Education (K-12) and Post-Secondary  
 
NORTHERN KENTUCKY (K-12) SCHOOL DISTRICTS  

Boone County   
Beechwood Independent   
Bellevue Independent   
Bracken County   
Campbell County   
Covington Independent   
Dayton Independent   
Diocese of Covington Schools   
Erlanger-Elsmere Independent   
Fort Thomas Independent   
Gallatin County   
Grant County   
Kenton County   
Ludlow Independent   
Newport Independent   
Owen County   
Pendleton County   
Southgate Independent   
Walton-Verona Independent 
Williamstown Independent   
 

Colleges & Universities  
 

Art Academy of Cincinnati  

Chatfield College  

Cincinnati State Technical and Community College  

Gateway Community and Technical College  

God's Bible School & College  

Good Samaritan College of Nursing and Health Science  

Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion  

Miami University  

Mount St. Joseph University   

Mount St. Mary's Seminary & School of Theology (formerly Athenaeum of Ohio)  

Northern Kentucky University  

The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences  

Thomas More University   

Union Institute & University  

University of Cincinnati  

Wilmington College  

Xavier University  

  

Employment Services 
 
Kentucky Career Centers  

 
Kentucky Career Center - Northern Kentucky works to connect local businesses to workforce talent, and job seekers to career opportunities. Currently during the COVID-19 emergency, all Career Center locations are helping clients virtually – by phone, email and chat.  For more information visit nkcareercenter.org or call (859) 292-6666.   

The Kentucky Career Center network has also geared up to help dislocated workers with their unemployment insurance (UI) claims. To file for unemployment in Kentucky, you can now call the local Career Center number and speak to someone directly (859) 292-6666, or go online to https://workforce.ky.gov   

Unemployment Insurance – Employers and Individuals    

Individuals and employers can find resources about recent COVID-19 related changes to Unemployment Insurance and how to file for unemployment in Kentucky at https://workforce.ky.gov.  In addition, Northern Kentuckians can call the Kentucky Career Center – Northern Kentucky at (859) 292-6666.    

In order to serve you better, Unemployment Insurance (UI) Claims will be filed on a specific day of the week based on the first letter of your last name:    

Sunday A-D   
Monday E-H   
Tuesday I-L   
Wednesday M-P 
Thursday Q-U   
Friday V-Z   
Friday If you missed your day   

If you don’t complete your claim by Saturday at 11:59 pm, you will need to start the process over on the specific day of the next week.  
 
Life Learning Center COVID19 Response Visit link for updates to Life Learning Center’s program delivery services.   

 
Staffing Services 

Belflex Taking applications at www.belflex.com or by visiting our office at 7842 Connector Drive, Florence, KY 41042 between the hours of 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM to fill out an application.  Please bring two forms of identification. Belflex has “Felony friendly” positions open at this time.  

Staffmark  Staffmark has jobs and people looking for work!  If you are recently displaced or looking for work, Staffmark is currently helping to support essential businesses in our region!  NKY/Cincinnati is home to many critical supply partners, and they are working hard to meet the demand.  Staffmark will be using scheduling, application and interviewing technology to support as much of a remote process as possible for our applicants.  Employees looking for work can easily apply online at www.staffmark.com.  Select JOBS and apply online to any open position or call your local Staffmark Branch.  Employers looking for ways to onboard talent quickly, can reach out to me directly at michelle.cestaric@staffmark.com  

Express Employment Professionals in Florence has a multitude of job opportunities in Northern Kentucky.  We are hiring in various life sustaining industries meeting the essential business guidelines.  Most jobs will NOT require experience.  We are in full operation with the hours of 8:00am to 5:00pm.  At this time, Express is asking for applicants to call or complete an application online by visiting www.ExpressPros.com/ Florence or calling 859-525-7722   

  

Healthcare Assistance COVID-19 Hotline  

Operated by the NKY Poison Control Center can answer questions about COVID-19 (800)722-5725  

NKY Health Department 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nkyhealth/  
Twitter: https://twitter.com/nkyhealth 
Info E-Mail:  nkywebmaster@nkyhealth.org  

For the latest numbers on COVID-19 testing and cases in Kentucky, please visit  https://govstatus.egov.com/kycovid19.  Information is updated daily.  
   

Hospital Services 
 
St. Elizabeth Medical Center    

1 Medical Village Drive, #3403, Edgewood KY 41017  
(859) 301-2000   

St. Elizabeth Covington    
1500 James Simpson Jr. Way, Covington KY 41011  
(859) 655-8800  

St. Elizabeth Florence    
4900 Houston Road, Florence KY 41042  
(859) 212-5200  

St. Elizabeth Fort Thomas    
85 North Grand Avenue, Fort Thomas KY 41075  
(859) 572-3100  

St. Elizabeth Grant County    
238 Barnes Rd, Williamstown, KY 41097  
(859) 824-8240  
 
St. Elizabeth Hospital also operates  Business Health Services, which offers a variety of cost-effective occupational health services in order to help keep employees both physically and mentally healthy, safe, and productive to ensure better company performance.  

Cincinnati Children's Hospital  
In a joint venture with St. Elizabeth Hospital, the  Cincinnati Children’s Hospital  operates an outpatient center focusing on lab, radiology and subspecialty services. For more information on their sub-specialty services offered, please visit link provided.    

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital  operates a small 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers inpatient and outpatient services. They have specialized programs to help following a stroke, brain injury, hip fracture, spinal cord injury, pulmonary, amputations, arthritis, multi-trauma, and neurological disorders.    

Bethesda North Hospital  

The Christ Hospital  

Good Samaritan Hospital  

The Jewish Hospital  
TriHealth   

University of Cincinnati Medical Center   
 

Water 

NKY Water District for billing questions or turned on/off   
https://www.nkywater.org/ | 859-578-9898  

Cincinnati Water Works    
https://www.cincinnati-oh.gov/water/ | 513-591-7700  

  

Sewer 

NKY Sanitation Department (SD1)    

Lobby Closed; Water Shutoffs, Late Fees and Penalties Temporarily Suspended.  Due to recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, SD1 has closed its lobby and temporarily suspended penalties, late fees and water disconnections for non-payment. In the interim, if you have questions about your sanitary or storm water services or billing, please call (859) 578-7450 or email info@SD1.org. We will continue to look for ways to support our customers during this challenging time.    

READ MORE:  http://sd1.org/NewsArticle.aspx?id=20148  

  
Transportation 

TANK (Transit Authority of NKY) Reducing Schedule – Select Express Routes will not operate effective Monday 3/23/2020 Due to COVID-19 related changes, TANK will be operating a REDUCED SUNDAY SCHEDULE -Beginning Monday 3/23/2020. Express Routes that do not normally run on Sunday will not run during this time.  TANK will continue to provide the public with pertinent and up-to-date information on any service changes, closures, events, and COVID-19 operational updates through our website, alert system, the news media and our social media.    https://www.tankbus.org/  

CVG Airport is open and operational. Committed to operating a safe and clean airport, CVG is working closely with health professionals and airline partners in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. https://www.cvgairport.com/  
 

Utilities 
Duke Energy & Owen Electric Suspending disconnections for nonpayment Dukeenergyupdates.com & https://www.owenelectric.com  
 

Defining Essential Services (Per the US Chamber of Commerce)   

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) released official guidance from the President regarding the Identification of Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers During COVID-19. This guidance states that: “If you work in a critical infrastructure industry, as defined by the Department of Homeland Security, such as healthcare services and pharmaceutical and food supply, you have a special responsibility to maintain your normal work schedule.”   

NKY Counties and Cities   

Boone County  
2950 Washington St.  
Burlington, KY 41005  
P: 859.334.2242  
Boone County Information  

Campbell County  
1098 Monmouth St.  
PO Box 72340  
Newport, KY 41071  
P: 859.292.3838  
F: 859.292.3822  
Campbell County Information  

Carroll County  
440 Main St.  
Carrollton, KY 41008  
P: 502.732.7000  
Carroll County Information  

Gallatin County  
200 Washington St.  
PO Box 144  
Warsaw, KY 41095  
P: 859.567.5691  
Gallatin County Information  

Grant County  
101 N. Main St.  
Williamstown, KY 41097  
P: 859.823.7561  
Grant County Information  

Kenton County  
303 Court St.  
Covington, KY 41011  
P: 859.392.1400  
F: 859.491.5226  
Kenton County Information  

Owen County  
100 N. Thomas St.  
Owenton, KY 40359  
P: 502.484.3405  
F: 502.484.0113  
Owen County Information  

Pendleton County  
233 Main St.  
Falmouth, KY 41040  
P: 859.654.4321  
F: 859.654.5047  
Pendleton County Information  

NKY Cities  

Alexandria  
Bellevue  
Bromley  
Butler  
California  
Carrollton  
Cold Spring  
Corinth  
Covington  
Crescent Springs  
Crestview Hills  
Crittenden  
Dayton  
Dry Ridge  
Edgewood  
Elsmere  
Erlanger  
Fairview  
Falmouth  
Florence  
Ft. Mitchell  
Ft. Thomas  
Ft. Wright  
Ghent  
Glencoe  
Gratz  
Highland Heights  
Independence  
Kenton Vale  
Lakeside Park  
Ludlow  
Melbourne  
Mentor  
Monterey  
Newport  
Owenton  
Park Hills  
Prestonville  
Ryland Heights  
Sanders  
Silver Grove  
Southgate  
Sparta  
Taylor Mill  
Union  
Villa Hills  
Walton  
Warsaw  
Wilder  
Williamstown  
Woodlawn  
Worthville  

Boone:  

Florence- https://www.florence-ky.gov/  

Union- WWW.CITYOFUNIONKY.ORG  

Walton- WWW.CITYOFWALTON.ORG 

  

Kenton:  

Bromley- WWW.CITYOFBROMLEY.ORG,   

Covington- https://www.covingtonky.gov/  

Crescent Springs- https://crescent-springs.ky.us/   

Crestview Hills- https://www.crestviewhills.com/   

Edgewood-WWW.EDGEWOODKY.GOV  

Elsmere- WWW.CITYOFELSMERE.COM  

Erlanger- WWW.FRIENDSHIPCITY.COM  

Fairview- https://fairview.ky.gov/Pages/index.aspx  

Fort Mitchell- WWW.FORTMITCHELL.COM  

Fort Wright- WWW.FORTWRIGHT.COM  

Independence- WWW.CITYOFINDEPENDENCE.ORG  

Kenton Vale- communityshopper@twc.com  

Lakeside Park- WWW.CITYOFLAKESIDEPARK.COM  

Ludlow- WWW.LUDLOW.ORG  

Park Hills- WWW.PARKHILLSKY.NET  

Ryland Heights- https://www.cityofrylandheights.org/  

Taylor Mills- WWW.TAYLORMILLKY.GOV  

Villa Hills- WWW.VILLAHILLSKY.ORG  

  

Campbell:  

Alexandria- WWW.ALEXANDRIAKY.ORG  

Bellevue- WWW.BELLEVUEKY.ORG  

California- cityofcaliforniaclerk@yahoo.com  

Cold Spring- WWW.COLDSPRINGKY.COM  

Crestview- shane24fn@ail.com  

Dayton- WWW.DAYTONKY.COM  

Fort Thomas- WWW.FTTHOMAS.ORG  

Highland Heights- WWW.HHKY.US  

Melbourne- melbourne@mw.twcbc.com   

Mentor- https://www.facebook.com/CityOfMentorKy/  

Newport- WWW.NEWPORTKY.GOV  

Silver Grove- WWW.CITYOFSILVERGROVEKY.COM  

Southgate- WWW.SOUTHGATEKY.ORG  

Wilder- WWW.CITYOFWILDER.COM  

Woodlawn- woodlawnky.clerk@gmail.com  

  

Carroll:   

Carrollton- WWW.CARROLLTONKY.NET  

Ghent- cityofghent@aol.com  

Prestonville- 502-525-1896  

Sanders- 502-347-9809  

Worthville- 8590567-3100 

  

Gallatin:  

Glencoe- 859-643-2211  

Sparta- 859-643-4000  

Warsaw- WWW.CITYOFWARSAWKY.ORG  

  

Grant:  

Corinth -cityofcorinth@wkybb.net  

Crittenden- crittendencityof@gmail.com   

Dry Ridge- https://cdrky.org/   

Williamstown- WWW.WTOWNKY.ORG  

  

Owen:  

Gratz- 502-514-5699  

Monterey- crittendencityof@gmail.com   

Owenton- http://www.owencountyky.us/  

  

Pendleton:  

Butler- https://pendletoncounty.ky.gov/Government/City/Pages/Butler.aspx  

Falmouth- https://www.cityoffalmouth.com/  

 

 

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