Press Releases

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If you are a member of a news or media organization, please contact Kelly Rose, Development and Marketing Director, at krose@welcomehouseky.org or (859) 431-8717.


January 14, 2021

Family Promise of Northern Kentucky Partners with Welcome House of Northern Kentucky, Inc

Covington, KY- Welcome House of Northern Kentucky, a homeless non-profit agency located in Covington, KY, has joined in partnership with Family Promise. Family Promise is a group of individuals, community leaders, faith communities, corporate partners and civic organizations working together to change the lives of homeless and low-income families in Northern Kentucky by creating sustainable independence. Family Promise utilizes local churches and their congregations to provide shelter specifically for families struggling with homelessness. Welcome House will continue to partner with the congregations involved in the organization for a seamless transition to provide our homeless population with additional resources for sustainable independence. The official announcement was made on January 14, 2021.

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November 24, 2020

Welcome House of Northern Kentucky, Inc to Open Emergency Winter Shelter

Covington, KY- Welcome House of Northern Kentucky, Inc., a homeless non-profit agency, in partnership with Urban Outreach, is opening an emergency winter shelter for single adults. The temporary winter shelter will open starting November 30, 2020, lasting through March 31, 2021. Thanks to emergency funding provided through the Cares Act, Welcome House will be able to shelter 26 individuals, where they will be provided food, clothing, and other basic amenities during the coldest winter months.

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April 4, 2020

Welcome House Moves Homeless Citizens into a Hotel

Today, Welcome House of Northern Kentucky managed the move of more than 40 homeless citizens from the Northern Kentucky Convention Center into a hotel, where they will be housed at the organization’s expense for the 30-day quarantine issued by the State of Kentucky. The move is phase three of Welcome House’s disaster plan to address the needs of the homeless during the COVID-19 emergency.

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February 12, 2020

Welcome House Expands Payee Services to Lexington

Welcome House of Northern Kentucky–a Covington-based agency dedicated to ending homelessness in Kentucky –has been awarded a contract by the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government to bring its representative payee program to the city.

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January 23, 2020

Homeless Count to Take Place in Boone, Kenton, Campbell, Grant and Carroll Counties

Welcome House of Northern Kentucky, Inc. will conduct a count of families and individuals experiencing homelessness in Boone, Kenton, and Campbell on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 starting at noon and ends Thursday, January 31 as part of the 2020 K-Count coordinated in partnership with Kentucky Housing Corporation. All parties will meet at noon at Welcome House located at 1132 Greenup St. in Covington. The K-Count is a “point-in-time” snapshot of persons experiencing homelessness across Kentucky. The K-Count includes persons temporarily residing in emergency shelters and transitional housing programs as well persons who are unsheltered. Volunteers are needed specifically to locate and survey persons living outside or in other locations not meant for regular human habitation.

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November 21, 2019

Welcome House Northern Kentucky Receives Bezos Day 1 Families Fund Grant

Welcome House Northern of Kentucky, the only women’s and children’s low-barrier shelter in Northern Kentucky, today announced that it has been selected to receive a $1.25 million grant from the Day 1 Families Fund. The organization’s mission is to provide a continuum of services that will end homelessness and promote stability for each person they serve.

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