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Drive-Thru Job Fair text over image of woman behind the wheel of her car.

The Kentucky Career Center - Cumberlands will cohost a Drive-Thru Job Fair on August 20, 2020, from 11am - 1pm Eastern Time at our Campbellsville location: 1311 East Broadway Street, Campbellsville, KY

Employers include Campbellsville Apparel, Cox Interior, Frost Arnett, Ingersoll Rand, Murakami, and Wholesale Hardware. Drive up, stay in your car, and get complete hiring requirements.

During the COVID-19 State of Emergency, individuals who need special health coverage should contact one of our Navigators. This coverage is temporary and ends two months after the application month, unless you submit an application for regular Medicaid. 

Our Navigators can help you and your family submit an application for temporary Medicaid over the phone at no cost. Contact us today.

Community Action Kentucky

Application Assister: Patricia Carol Johnson

Phone Number: 606-305-0763

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Assister Counties: Clinton, Cumberland, McCreary, Russell & Wayne

To learn more about the Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange:

Who's hiring? Connecting Kentucky's Talent Pipeline. (graphic illustration of people working together)

The Kentucky Chamber Workforce Center staff is working with employers looking for talent due to surges experienced with COVID-19. Our team is working with Kentucky's Workforce and Education Cabinet and Career Centers across the state to identify talent currently experiencing job loss due to COVID-19.

Click the link below to see Who’s Hiring! The list of job openings is large and updated frequently. Also, if you are an employer needing a workforce, you can add your company to this listing.

There is also a list of 'Fair Chance' employers looking for employees.

This effort is a public service and of no costs to the employer or citizens of Kentucky.

Team Kentucky and Kentucky Public Health logos with text: — Contact Tracers — Social Support Connectors — Disease Investigators —

Team Kentucky has partnered with a number of companies across the state to deploy Contact Tracers, Social Support Connectors, and Disease Investigators related to COVID-19. To learn more about these positions and the vendors who are hiring, download this document:

Job summary and qualifications for these positions are available in the first three links of the document.

Pine Knot Job Corps Center student working on machine in classroom.

Job Corps is the largest nationwide residential career training program and has been in operation since 1964. The program helps eligible, low-income young people ages 16 through 24 complete their high school education, earn a driver’s license, and receive hands-on career training at their own pace. Job Corps also offers tuition-free housing, meals, basic health care, a living allowance, and career transition services.

Job Corps has a center in Pine Knot, Kentucky. To learn more about Kentucky Job Corps download this Information Packet PDF: or, visit the Pine Knot Job Corps Center website at:

To File Your Unemployment  Insurance Claim: Step 1: Visit , Step 2: Click File Claim , You will need Personal and Business Information.


Unemployment Insurance Benefits Expanded Due to COVID-19 to include:


(List includes but is not limited to these groups)

  • Self-employed
  • Independent contractors
  • Freelance workers
  • Substitute teachers
  • Childcare workers employed by religious-affiliated organizations and non-profits


  • Reasonable risk of exposure (self-quarantine)
  • Caring for a family member affected by COVID-19

Note: If you have already applied for UI benefits since March 6 do not reapply. Your claim will be processed.



Step 1: Visit

Step 2: Click File Claim

Kentuckians can call for Kentucky Career Center services including Unemployment Insurance questions. Lake Cumberland Region filers with questions should call Somerset: 606-677-4124. Claimants can also call the UI Help Line at 502-564-2900 if you have questions.



Personal Information

  • Social Security OR Alien Registration Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Complete Mailing Address
  • Phone Number
  • Valid Email Address

Employer Information (for the last 18 months)

  • Business/Company Name
  • Business/Company Mailing Address
  • Business/Company Phone Number
  • Dates of Employment
  • Reason you are no longer working for each employer

Other Information You May Need

  • If you worked in other states: List of states in which you worked.
  • If you worked for a Temporary Agency: Name/Address of Temporary Agency.
  • If you worked for the Federal Government: Agency Name; Component name; Copy of your Standard Form (SF8, SF50).
  • If you were in the US Military: Copy of your DD214 Member 4.



In order to serve you better, Unemployment Insurance claims will be filed on a specific day of the week based on the first letter of your last name.

  • Sunday: A - D
  • Monday: E - H
  • Tuesday: I - L
  • Wednesday: M - P
  • Thursday: Q - U
  • Friday: V - Z
  • Friday: If you missed your day



Day 1: You complete the initial application online at or by phone at: 502-875-0442 Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., ET

Day 2: The Office of Unemployment Insurance will determine if you have a valid claim.

Day 3-12: You will receive a letter that states the amount of your payment.

Day 13: If there are no disqualifying factors, we will generate the payment by either direct deposit or a debit card within 2 to 5 days.

Day 28: If you continue to be unemployed you can request your second benefit payment online at or calling 877-369-5984.



Information that can be viewed on your account summary page:

  • Status of Your Claim
  • Weekly Benefit Amount
  • Maximum Benefit Amount
  • Balance Remaining on Your Claim
  • Current Payment Method Selection
  • Last Week Claimed, Processed Date and Amount
  • Next Benefit Request Date
  • Any Overpayment Balances
  • Record of Payment History

Information on the Next Steps if Your Identity Verification Failed


1. Read the information and select “I Agree”

2. Enter SSN and PIN

3. Scroll down to the My Account section

4. Click Account Summary

To file your UI claim, visit

Have questions?

Give us a call or stop by your closest Kentucky Career Center and we'll be glad to help you with your career and employment needs. 

Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Job Fairs and Info!

Check out our News & Events section for notice of upcoming Job Fairs and other events. 

See our News & Events section.