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18.5. State Disability Resources

Hart Supported Living Program
The Hart-Supported Living program is for Kentuckians with disabilities to request funds for supports so they can live in their homes and communities and avoid institutionalization.


Kentucky Assistive Technology Loan Corporation
Phone: (877) 675-0195
The Kentucky Assistive Technology Loan Corporation (KATLC) offers low interest loans through its lending partner, Fifth Third Bank, for qualified applicants who need any type of equipment or home modification that will increase a person's mobility or enable them to become more independent.


Kentucky Assistive Technology Service
Phone: (800) 327-5287
It consists of a statewide network of organizations and individuals connecting to enhance the availability of assistive technology devices and services to improve the productivity and quality of life for individuals with disabilities.


Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
Phone: (800) 372-7172
The Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation assists eligible individuals with disabilities achieve their employment goals.


Kentucky Protection and Advocacy
Phone: (800) 372-2988
We are advocates working together with people who have disabilities to promote and protect their legal rights. Through our information and referral services, we try to answer questions about your rights under disability laws.


Personal Care Attendant Program
Phone: (502) 564-6930 Ext. 3394
Contact: Mary Jo Lockhart-Sams
The Personal Care Attendant Program helps severely physically disabled adults who are at risk of being institutionalized to live in their own homes and communities by subsidizing costs of personal attendant services.


State Health Insurance Assistance Program
Phone: (877) 293-7447
The Kentucky State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) provides information, counseling and assistance to seniors and disabled individuals, their family members and caregivers. This service is provided at no charge by local, well-trained counselors.

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