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January 21, 2022 - 9:39 am

Mark Your Calendar AppalReD Legal Aid will host the 19th Annual Domestic Violence and Elder Abuse Awareness Conference on September 2, 2022. Plan to join us in-person at Eastern Kentucky University or virtually. We're planning a substantive and...

December 21, 2021 - 1:48 pm

APPALRED Legal Aid Awarded 100,000 from AEP Foundation PRESTONSBURG, KY — The American Electric Power Foundation has awarded a $100,000, two-year grant to AppalReD Legal Aid. The gift is part of the foundation's Delivering on the Dream: Social and Racial...

December 13, 2021 - 10:42 am

Kentucky’s Legal Aid Programs Stand Together Kentucky’s legal aid programs grieve with their fellow Kentuckians and all affected by Friday night’s tornadoes.  The loss of life, the terrifying fear suffered, and the damage to property are...

September 24, 2021 - 2:36 pm

Enjoy this fascinating interview. John Rosenberg is interviewed by Eastern Standard's Tom Martin from Snug Hollow...

September 2, 2021 - 9:37 am

Eastern Standard's Tom Martin interviews executive director Rob Johns on 88.9 WEKU. A half-century of having the backs of Eastern Kentucky’s vulnerable: AppalReD prepares to celebrate its 50 year legacy.  

August 24, 2021 - 9:28 am

August 24, 2021 FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s civil legal service programs have received nearly $1.2 million from federal grants to help them respond to the state’s drug epidemic, Gov. Andy Beshear said. Local programs can use the funding from the...

August 20, 2021 - 11:33 am

Labor Day will bring an end to Kentucky’s pandemic unemployment benefits BY LIZ MOOMEY AUGUST 20, 2021 11:33 AM Pandemic unemployment benefits will expire in less than a month despite surging COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, President Joe Biden...

June 25, 2021 - 7:42 am

Join AppalRed and community partners on July 15th in Harlan, KY. Is your record holding you back from getting a better job? Come see us at the Harlan Courthouse on July 15th from 1:00-4:00 pm. This is going to be an awesome one-stop shop where you can...

June 24, 2021 - 1:30 pm

All pre-orders have been shipped!   You can order a bottle to be shipped within the state of Kentucky or pick up a bottle in Lexington at Bluegrass Distillers.   We are so excited to announce the release of Bluegrass Distillers Limited...

June 1, 2021 - 3:47 pm

FEMA announced a major disaster declaration in Breathitt, Clark, Clay, Estill, Floyd, Jackson, Johnson, Knott, Laurel,...

June 1, 2021 - 2:55 pm

By Graham Ambrose   Trinitii Puente became a foster parent because she believes every child deserves to feel loved. It’s a lesson from her grandmother, who grew up in an orphanage and once confessed that she hadn’t felt loved until she was in her...

May 13, 2021 - 9:24 am

The Emergency Broadband Benefit is a temporary FCC program to help families and households struggling to afford broadband internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. This new benefit will connect eligible households to jobs, critical healthcare services,...

April 29, 2021 - 11:54 am

Zoom Info We will open the Zoom at 6:45 pm EST on Saturday, September 18th. Click the link to attend. ...

March 18, 2021 - 1:52 pm

This year's conference will be virtual.  REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED  If you would like more information of...

March 17, 2021 - 10:56 am

Legal Services Coorporation has launched the Legal Aid Disaster Resource Center website to provide additional support and resources to disaster legal aid organizations and professionals, pro bono volunteers, and disaster survivors. You can visit the Disaster...