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March 19, 2020 | Lea Wentworth

Unemployment Resources

Kentucky is taking steps to minimize any waiting period for unemployment benefits, and has waived work search requirements. You can apply online at kcc.ky.gov or by calling 502-564-2900, option 1.

The U.S. Small Business Administration has compiled a guide for relief to small business owners here.

For service industry workers, there are some relief funds for which you can apply. Here are some that Kentuckians are eligible for:

Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund

Bartender Emergency Assistance

One Fair Wage Emergency Fund

Information on how to apply for unemployment: