Press Releases

Media Contact

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.


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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