are you a parent who ...

  • Wants to enroll in GED classes or college at HCC?
  • Is already enrolled in GED or HCC classes?
  • Wants to re-enroll in college but owes a bill or has a loan in default?
  • Wants to earn a paycheck that does not reduce certain benefits?

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How we can help ...

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  • Find jobs that work around school schedules.
  • Offer support as you balance family, work and life.
  • Help to find a career that interests you.
  • Access to:
    • Daycare and transportation assistance
    • Work clothes and uniforms
    • Employment skills training

Assistance for Low-Income Parents

Ready to Work (RTW) is a partnership between the Kentucky Community and Technical College System and the KY Cabinet for Health & Family Services, Department for Community Based Services.

RTW is designed to assist low-income parents that are one of the following:

  • Enrolled at a KCTCS institution
  • A former KCTCS student seeking employment
  • Working with Kentucky Skills U or on a high school diploma
  • Have a barrier to enrolling at KCTCS, such as student debt.

RTW offers:

  • Support as you balance family, work, and school
  • Work study opportunities that do not reduce certain public benefits
  • Advocacy and mentoring
  • Access to daycare and transportation assistance
  • Employment skills training

Contact your HCC RTW Staff to see if you may be eligible for RTW services. Funding for this program is provided by the Kentucky Department for Health and Family Services, Department for Community Based Services.

For more information, contact:
Laura Ivy
Ready To Work Coordinator
Henderson Community College 
2660 South Green Street  I  Henderson, KY 42420