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Richard Smith Connects with New Job, Furthers Recovery with Help from SITE Program

By his own admission, Richard Smith’s life wasn’t going how he’d imagined it would.

“I was on drugs, and having a hard time with life,” he says.

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New Policy in Place to File Unemployment Claims, Enroll for Employment Services in EKCEP Service Area in Wake of Coronavirus Pandemic

If you’ve lost your job due to ongoing issues related to the Coronavirus pandemic, the state – and the Kentucky Career Center JobSight network of career centers throughout Eastern Kentucky – are working to ensure your claim for Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits will be quickly processed and eligible funds made available.

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TELEWORKS USA PAUSING ON-SITE SERVICES, AND WILL ASSIST CLIENTS VIRTUALLY AND REMOTELY STARTING MONDAY, MARCH 16, THROUGH FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 2020

 

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Regular Meetings for EKCEP Board and East Kentucky WIB Cancelled

The regular meetings for both the EKCEP Board of Directors and the East Kentucky Workforce Innovation Board (WIB) scheduled for March 17 and 19 respectively have been cancelled in light of concerns regarding the continued spread of the novel coronavirus.

The boards are next scheduled to meet on June 16 for the board of directors, and June 18 for the WIB.

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Jeremy Yeary Plans for Future Career with Help from eKART

Jeremy Yeary is a busy guy these days, and that’s the way he wants it.

During the week, you can find Yeary in Hazard working as a peer support specialist at the Rebound Center, a Kentucky River Community Care (KRCC) facility for individuals in recovery or seeking recovery from substance use issues. And when he isn’t doing that, he’s on the path to earning a college degree.

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