Education and Workforce Development Cabinet
Office for the Blind to hold public hearings across Kentucky

Press Release Date:  Tuesday, July 14, 2015  
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FRANKFORT, Ky. (July 14, 2015) – The Kentucky Office for the Blind (OFB) has scheduled six public hearings in July and August to give consumers and other interested individuals an opportunity to comment on  annual revisions to the State Plan for Vocational Rehabilitation Services and Supported Employment for 2016, Order of Selection and the Training Assistance Policy.


The public hearing schedule follows.


  • Lexington: 4:30-5:30 p.m. (EDT), July 28, Blue Grass Council of the Blind, 1095 S. Broadway. Contact: Cora McNabb, 1-800-321-6668.


  • Louisville: 4:30-5:30 p.m. (EDT), July 30, Charles W. McDowell Center, 8412 Westport Road. Contact: Cora McNabb, 1-800-321-6668.


  • Covington: 4:30-5:30 p.m. (EDT), Aug. 4, Kentucky Career Center, 1324 Madison Ave. Contact: Cora McNabb, 1-800-321-6668.


  • Pikeville: 4:30-5:30 p.m. (EDT), Aug. 6, Kentucky Career Center, 138 College St.  Contact: Cora McNabb, 1-800-321-6668.


  • Paducah: 4:30-5:30 p.m., (CDT), Aug. 11, Kentucky Career Center, 416 S. 6th St.  Contact: Cora McNabb, 1-800-321-6668.


  • Bowling Green: 4:30-5:30 p.m. (CDT), Aug. 13, Kentucky Career Center, 955 Fairview Ave., Suite 100. Contact: Cora McNabb, 1-800-321-6668.


Kentuckians who are unable to attend a hearing may send comments in any format (written, phone call, in person, etc.) through Aug. 31, 2015. Comments may be sent in writing to the Kentucky Office for the Blind, 275 E. Main St., Mail Drop 2-EJ, Frankfort, KY 40621; via e-mail to or by fax at 502-564-2951; or call 1-800-321-6668. If any reasonable accommodations for a disability are required for participation at a public hearing, please call 1-800-321-6668 by July 24, 2015.  


The Office for the Blind, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet’s Department of Workforce Investment, assists Kentuckians with disabilities to achieve gainful employment and independence. For more information about services, call the office toll free at 1-800-321-6668 or visit the OFB website at


The Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet coordinates learning programs from P-16 and manages and supports training and employment functions in the Department of Workforce Investment. For more information about our programs, visit or