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Web Development Academy Graduates

The Cumberlands Workforce Development Board would like to express congratulations to the graduates of the Web Development Training powered by BC Skills Development Academy.  We are so excited about this program and for the graduates to begin their new careers in the tech economy.  

The Cumberlands Workforce Development Board will be partnering with BC Skills Development Academy to offer the same program in the fall of this year.  Stay connected to our social media channels for website and application announcements. 

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Below, Myra Wilson, Director of Workforce Developments for the Cumberlands region, and Justin Browning, Project Manager of BC Skills Development Academy addressed and commended the graduates for their successes.  

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Exterior view of the Somerset Office of the Kentucky Career Center - Cumberlands.

The Somerset office of the Kentucky Career Center - Cumberlands will be open for Unemployment Insurance visits BY APPOINTMENT ONLY effective April 15, 2021.

All appointments are scheduled online at kcc.ky.gov. You MUST have an appointment to enter the career center. NOTE: all currently available appointments have been filled. Please check back for availability of future appointments.

IF YOU HAVE AN APPOINTMENT:

  • Please arrive no earlier than 15 minutes before your scheduled time.
  • Appointments must park in the back parking lot (except handicap parking in the front of the building).
  • Please stay in your car until 5 minutes before appointment.
  • Appointments must enter through the front door and exit through the back door.
  • Must have an ID and wear a mask to enter the building.
  • Temperature will be checked upon entering the building.

Kentucky Career Center - Somerset
410 E. Mt. Vernon St.
Somerset, Ky. 42501

There will be a drive-thru hiring event on March 18, from 11 am - 1 pm Eastern time in the parking lot of the Kentucky Career Center - Campbellsville, 1311-C East Broadway, Elmhurst Plaza, Campbellsville, KY 42718 The largest employers in Taylor County will be there. There is no cost or obligation.
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YOU'RE INVITED! Learn about the empowering education & job training programs available to all Kentuckians at our "Discover You Virtual Bus Tour." Join us via Zoom on Tuesday, March 9 at 1pm Eastern time (link below).

This presentation will give a thorough overview of opportunities, resources, and financial programs for job seekers to navigate their way towards a better job or new career. The one-hour meeting will share info about the wealth of services and programs available in the 13-county Cumberlands region of Kentucky for the unemployed, the underemployed, students, veterans, and more.

Presented by the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

Please Join Virtual Bus Tour Online Meeting - Tuesday, March 9 at 1 pm Eastern time
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Meeting ID: 502 564 6949 
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The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, allocated Coronavirus Relief Fund dollars from the U.S. Treasury for emergency rental assistance. The purpose of this assistance is to prevent evictions and keep Kentucky renters housed as well as allow landlords to get substantial payments for back rent. 

Eligible applicants are Kentucky renters who meet income restrictions, are impacted by the pandemic, and can provide documentation. Landlords must provide documentation, agree to program terms, and forgive fees/penalties.

Amount of Assistance

  • 100% of past due rent owed since April 1, 2020 + up to 3 months future rent.
  • 100% of past-due utilities owed since April 1, 2020 + up to 3 months future utilities.

For complete details and to apply for relief visit teamkyhherf.ky.gov

Earn While You Learn. Students working with robotics at Somerset Community College.

EARN WHILE YOU LEARN! The KY FAME (Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education) program combines an AAS Advanced Manufacturing Technician degree with two years of valuable industry experience through a paid company sponsorship. This program prepares graduates to enter the workforce as in-demand skilled technicians.

This program is eligible for FREE tuition through the Work Ready KY Scholarship! The Work Ready KY Scholarship is available to Kentucky residents, whether you are a recent high school graduate, graduated high school years ago or are currently working on your GED. Learn more: https://workreadykentucky.com/

For more information regarding the KY FAME AMT program at SCC, visit our website: https://somerset.kctcs.edu/education-training/program-finder/ky-fame.aspx

Questions? Contact Karen Plagge at 606-451-6934 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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