"NEWS AND INFORMATION"
PRESCHOOL HEADSTART REGISTRATION
CLICK ON THE LINK UNDER "SCHOOL NEWS"
TO SEE INFO ON HOW TO REGISTER YOUR
CHILD FOR PRESCHOOL NEXT SCHOOL YEAR 2021-22
4-H WINTER EDITION NEWSLETTER
Click on the link under downloads - "School News"
for the 4-H Winter Newsletter 2021
BIG SMILES DENTAL PROGRAM
This free dental program will be coming to our
schools in Feb. and March!!
JES - FEB. 25TH
SMES - MARCH 2ND
**if Covid-19 cases are too high
around the dates listed above,
then program could be cancelled**
CFSB FREE WIFI FOR STUDENTS
CFSB has launched WI-FI at several of their locations in the parking lot, and students are welcome to utilize this. We have included the locations in Marshall County below.
Students should select "CFSB-PUBLICUSE"
The Benton Banking Center at 221 West 5th St. in Benton.
The Calvert City Banking Center at 456 5th Ave. in Calvert City
The Hardin ATM at 31 Highway 402 in Hardin.
DINNER TABLE PROJECT NEWSLETTERS
Check out all the monthly newsletters from the
DINNER TABLE PROJECT
to the right of the page under Dinner Table Project
visit their website for much more
information on this great program!!
DINNER TABLE PROJECT - MARCH 18TH EVENT
CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW
TO REGISTER BY MARCH 11TH:
Dinner Table Project (google.com)
PLAN TO BE TOBACCO FREE SESSIONS
NEED ASSISTANCE WITH YOUR
RENT OR HEATING BILLS?
~starts on January 5th~
Rent & Utilities assistance starts today at
Third Place Ministries/New to You Shop
see info below:
17 Cope Rd, Benton, KY 42025 · (270) 527-5147
Hours: Tues. - Fri. from 9 am to 4 pm, Sat. 9 am to 2 pm
Services include: clothing, utility bills (gas, electric, water),
non-narcotic prescription medication, emergency automobile gas,
and similar urgent needs.
SeeTheSignsKY.com is a valuable resource in the detection and prevention of opioid abuse and suicide in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Here, you’ll find guides to recognizing these sometimes subtle signs and direction to immediate assistance. Join Kentucky's fight against opioid addiction and suicide. Click on the link above to go to website.
PREGNANT? NEW BABY? CHILDREN UNDER 5?
WIC can help you feed your family!
Kentucky WIC provides supplemental nutrition food and nutritional education to low-income women, infants and children, living in the state of Kentucky and meet income requirements for the program. The program also provides referral services for health care in addition to nutritional education, all at no cost at all.
For information call toll-free 1-800-462-6122 or
call Marshall County Health Department
at 270-527-1496 for more information.
See the Kentucky WIC website for detailed application information:
Quit Now Kentucky - (Stop Smoking)
Thinking about quitting tobacco? Ready to quit?
Quit Now Kentucky is a FREE online service available to Kentucky residents 15 years of age and over. When you become a member, you get special tools, a support team of coaches, research-based information, and a community of others trying to become tobacco free. Expert coaches can talk to you about overcoming common barriers, such as dealing with stress, fighting cravings, coping with irritability, and controlling weight gain. They also offer a free telephone service, so you can speak to a coach in person, if you would prefer.
Call the QuitLine at 1-800-QUIT-NOW or 1-800-784-8669.
Visit www.quitnowkentucky.org for more details on how to quit smoking!
Kentucky SNAP (food assistance program)
Kentucky Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as Food Stamps, is the food assistance program for low-income families and individuals living in Kentucky. The program provides access to food so that low-income families living in the state can feed themselves and stay healthy.
Eligibility Requirements: In order to receive benefits under SNAP (Food Stamps), one has to meet the following program requirements:
* Applicants must be a U.S citizen or a qualified alien
* Applicants must be a resident of state of Kentucky
* Applicants must register for work provided they are between 16 and 60 years of age and are qualified for work.
For more information visit the website at:
or go to the following address to apply in person:
Family Support (Food stamps, medical, welfare, etc.)
211 East 7th Street
PO Box 491
Benton, KY 42025-0491