How to Help the 'Children of the Mountains'

Appalachia Service Project: Appalachia Service Project (ASP) works to address the housing needs of central Appalachia. According to its Web site, each year 15,000 volunteers repair homes for 400-500 low-income families in the region's rural areas. ASP encourages volunteers to travel to Appalachia to help with home repairs.
Phone: 423-854-8800

Cowen Creek Community Center & Music School: The mission of Cowan Community Action Group, Inc. is to provide educational, social, cultural and recreational experiences for the entire community in order to strengthen and sustain a wholesome and healthy lifestyle that encourages intergenerational relationships.
Phone: 606-633-3187

Computers for Kids: Computers 4 Kids (C4K) is an innovative project that brings together public and private partners to help disadvantaged children and their families join the Information Age. This is accomplished by placing computers in the hands of disadvantaged populations so that they have access to abundant technological resources and can perform basic computing functions.
Phone: 502-875-7501

Family Resource Youth Service Centers : The Kentucky Family Resource and Youth Services Centers were established as a component of the historic Kentucky Education Reform Act (KERA) of 1990. The mission of these school-based centers is to help academically at-risk students succeed in school by helping to minimize or eliminate noncognitive barriers to learning.

Mountain Association for Community Economic Development: Mountain Association for Community Economic Development (MACED) works with people in Kentucky and Central Appalachia to create economic opportunity, strengthen democracy and support the sustainable use of natural resources.

Robinson Scholars: Robinson Scholars is a scholarship program for first-generation eastern Kentuckians trying to go to college.
Phone: 859-257-5874 Phone: 606-788-6007

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