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FY 1999 PHDEP Program Project Summary -- Kentucky
MURRAY HA --- $45,308 The Housing Authority of Murray is initiating new and innovative partnerships through its 1999 PHDEP renewal. Drugs and drug crime prevention and intervention programs are being implemented through the new Community Crime Prevention Office and the Mary Beth Graves Computer Learning Center. Programs target all developments in the Authority and provide outreach to the community including enhanced youth activities and special programs for seniors.
LYON COUNTY HA --- $25,000
The Public Housing Drug Elimination Program for the Lyon County Housing Authority will provide alternatives to drugs and drug-related crime. Elements involved will be crisis intervention programs, adult and youth education programming, computer training, and youth leadership. Fairview Heights will be the targeted development.
MARTIN HA --- $28,152
The goals of the Housing Authority of Martin's comprehensive drug elimination strategy are to reduce/eliminate drug-related crime and other crimes. The PHA will be enhancing their ongoing working relationships with Federal, State, and local law enforcement agencies, empowering residents, and increasing the quality of life for residents in the community and surrounding neighborhoods. Specifically, funds will be used to continue education classes for both adults and youth, drug awareness classes for both adults and youth, a support group for abused women, and enhanced security. New programs will consist of family counseling, art classes, and computer skills classes to promote welfare to work, and collaboration with community organizations.
COLUMBIA HA --- $25,000
The program of the Housing Authority of Columbia will use a comprehensive security and preventive-based approach to reduce-eliminate drug-related crimes. A police substation and a neighborhood watch program will be used to deter the problems of crime and drug-trafficking in our development. Also, drug prevention initiatives will provide opportunities for youth and adults to become involved, aware, and responsible. Security lights will be installed to increase the safety of the residents and the site.
PAINTSVILLE HA --- $60,264
The Housing Authority of Paintsville has coordinated activities with the Paintsville and Johnson County school systems, the City of Paintsville and the Recreation Department, UK Extension Service, the Paintsville City Police Department and community organizations. The Authority promotes participation in the community's consolidated planning process, and is working toward addressing the need to eliminate drugs from Public Housing on Sixth Street, Woodland Court, and/or Westview Manor through the police substation, Camp Plus, tutoring, sports, and computer and art classes. There are 274 housing units involved and 495 individual residents to be served. The population of these sites are low-income, at-risk families.
WILLIAMSBURG HA --- $53,446
The Housing Authority of Williamsburg will use a comprehensive drug elimination strategy to reduce drug related crime for it's development. Activities will include enhancing security, increasing employment, and training opportunities, substance abuse prevention, intervention, and treatment. All sites of the Housing Authority will be targeted and 500 residents will be served with drug elimination programs.
MAYSVILLE HA --- $60,484
The Housing Authority of Maysville will contract with the Maysville Police Department for an additional 1,008 hours of random police protection on the Great Meadow Homes, Beechwood Manor, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and scattered sites properties. Additionally, the Authority will contract with the Maysville Community College for six non-credit courses in the HACKER's Club to teach computer job skills. The Authority will also contract with Comprehend, Inc. to provide assessment and referral services. Finally, the local YMCA will retain its contract to provide after-school care in the "On the Right Track" program offered each school year. All programs are open and free of charge to residents of low-income public housing in Maysville.
(CATLETTSBURG HA --- $32,99)
BOWLING GREEN HA --- $116,568
The Housing Authority of Bowling Green Public Housing Drug Elimination Grant will decrease drug-related activities and crime through (1) increased law enforcement activities above the baseline and (2) expanded prevention efforts aimed at education and recreational and cultural activities for youth and employment readiness and job placement for youth, adults, families, and communities to meet the needs of residents in the Gordon Avenue, Summit View, Angora Court, and Bryant Way public housnig developments.
FRANKLIN HA --- $25,000
The Housing Authority of Franklin will implement a comprehensive anti-drug strategy that encompasses security services and prevention activities. Private security will patrol public housing neighborhoods to monitor compliance with Housing Authority policies, deter crime, provide rapid response to criminal activity and promote safety. Prevention programs including educational activities, mentoring, and tutoring will serve public housing residents of all ages. These programs will empower residents by promoting self-reliance and demonstrating how to resist drug abuse and maintain a crime-free lifestyle.
GEORGETOWN HA --- $72,140
The main components of the Housing Authority of Georgetown's Public Housing Drug Elimination Program (PHDEP) are: police (foot) patrols designed to deter drug-related activity in all of the GHA's neighborhoods; Family Resource Center known as IMPACT (Important Mission with Parent and Child Together) that improves educational and vocational opportunities for all of our tenants; and independent evaluation procedures to insure that the programs included are working. The grant strategies are designed for every devlopment of the authority, with a special emphasis on young adults who are more susceptible to the temptations of drugs. This places the major emphasis on our Prather Place, Northern Heights, Main, Teddy & Lynn, and Scroggin Park neighborhoods.
FALMOUTH HA --- $12,000
The Housing Authority of Falmouth has been awarded $25,000 to fight drugs and criminal activity in its Public Housing developments. The funds will help the Housing Authority of Falmouth partner with local government, law enforcement, and the community. The PHA will promote programs such as D.A.R.E., Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Trooper Island Girls Camp, Summer Recreation, and others. In addition, this grant will fund a welfare to work initiative along with training courses as Beech Terrace and Hughes Ridge Place developments.
Campbellsville HA --- $65,982
The Campbellsville Housing Authority Drug Elimination Program will use a comprehensive strategy of security and prevention approach to reduce/eliminate drug-related activities in and near our developments. Prevention, educational and alternative programs will be offered to our residents and their families. The Campbellsville Police Department will be used to combat the problem of drug-related activities in and near our sites.
MORGANTOWN HA --- $39,589
The 1999 Public Housing Drug Elimination Program grant received by the Housing Authority of Morgantown will be used to implement the DEFSA (Drug Elimination and Family Self-Assurance) program. DEFSA is a unified drug eradication program combining law enforcement with drug prevention programs directed toward the youth and self-improvement programs for the family. Included is the Bright Knights youth program that provides a variety of activities to address drug and alcohol resistance, peer pressure, self-esteem, responsibility and academic issues. In addition, the Stepping Forward Program is designed to improve the family and parental responsibility as well as the employability of adult residents. Both programs will teach the importance of becoming an involved family and community member.
CUMBERLAND HA --- $30,792
The FY 1999 Public Housing Drug Elimination Program of the Housing Authority of Cumberland will use a comprehensive security and prevention-based approach to reduce-eliminate drug-related crime. The Authority will contract for a security guard to perform foot patrols to combat the problem of drug trafficking in the housing developments. Educational and recreational programs will be carried out to offer both youth and adults alternatives to drug-related activities. The program will assist 357 residents of the Cloverlick Heights and the Harvester Heights developments. Cloverlick Heights is located in the southern sector of Cumberland while Harverster Heights is centrally located in the City.
HICKMAN HA --- $25,953
The Drug Elimination Program of the Housing Authority of Hickman will utilize a comprehensive security and prevention/intervention approach to reduce and eliminate drug related crimes. A police substation at Davis Park and a resident police patrolman at Cedar Street will continue to combat flagrant drug activity in our housing developments. A certified drug counselor, with the aid of a consultant, will offer a continuum of care for residents with drug problems. Along with the Resident Initiatives Coordinator, the Counselor will establish drug prevention programs for children, youth, and adults. Additional lighting will be added for safety of residents and to deter activity in and around the five sites. There are 118 units with 221 residents that will be assisted.
HENDERSON HA --- $94,574
This proposed Public Housing Drug Elimination Program of the Housing Authority of the City of Henderson will use a comprehensive security and preventive-based approach to attack the problem of drug-related crime and provide services for over 1,000 residents. A community policing concept comprised of additional police patrols and resident neighborhood watch, will be used to combat the problem of drug activity in our developments. A comprehensive drug prevention program involving academic and drug education programs, after school/summer programs, teen programs, and employment skills education will provide youth and adults alternatives to drug activity.
CENTRAL CITY HA --- $25,000
The Housing Authority of Central City has applied for --- $25,000 in PHDEP grant funds to fight drugs and criminal activity. The funds will help Central City's RAID (Residents Against Illegal Drugs) program, a partnership between the local government, local law enforcement, and the community. RAID works with programs like D.A.R.E., Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and others to fight drug-related problems. In addition, this grant will fund welfare-to-work initiatives. More than half of the $25,000 grant funds will be used to provide increased police patrols in and around the area of the PHA. The city's contract with the PHA means Central City Police Officers will spend an extra 40 hours each week providing surveillance around the PHA. The remainder of the funds will be used for drug prevention programs, welfare-to-work programs, and administrative costs.
PADUCAH HA --- $234,896
The Paducah Housing Authority's drug elimination program will utilize a comprehensive and preventive-based approach to reduce/eliminate drug-related crime in and around its public housing sites. The Paducah Police Department will be reimbursed for patrol services above the current level of baseline services. Resident adults and youth can attend on-site prevention groups offered by West Kentucky Mental Health. Coordination of the program will be accomplished by the Director of Resident Services.
HOPKINSVILLE HA --- $100,953
The program of the Housing Authority of Hopkinsville will use a comprehensive security and preventive-based approach to attack the problem of drug related crime. Neighborhood Watch Programs, combined with community policing will be used to combat the problem of open drug trafficking in targeted developments. This grant will fund law enforcement, establish Neighborhood Watch Programs and drug prevention programs designed to allow residents, the Housing Authority, local law enforcement officials, and other local agencies to combat drug related crimes and domestic violence in public housing.
LOUISVILLE HA --- $1,031,961
The Housing Authority of Louisville (HAL) uses an aggressive comprehensive four-component strategy that attempts to reduce violence and illegal drug activity in and around HAL properties. Program components include law enforcement, drug prevention, intervention, and treatment activities that address an array of residential needs. HAL's program objectives are geared to expose youth and adults to a wide range of positive economic and social opportunities in education, recreation, entrepreneurship, employment and culture. Many of the programming efforts work in collaboration with HAL's exclusive community oriented policing patrols within each family development.
FRANKFORT HA --- $52,566
The Housing Authority of Frankfort's plan to reduce/eliminate drug use in our community is holistic and comprehensive. The Frankfort Police Department will be conducting foot, bike, and cruiser patrols to fight the open-air drug market in our developments. They will also have high visibility at the new gymnasium to create a more community oriented policing approach through their involvement in educational and recreational programs. This will give residents, especially youth, the opportunity to have structured drug-free events and activities. The focus of our drug grant is Prevention Through Education.
PRINCETON HA --- $25,000
The goals of our comprehensive drug elimination strategy are to reduce/eliminate drug related crime and other Part I and II crimes in our two sites: Hillview Court and Hyacinth Village. We will continue to help our residents move from welfare to work through our computer lab and resident initiative programs. We have 106 units of public housing and will assist about 300 people annually. Funding from the 1999 PHDEP will assist the Housing Authority of Princeton in achieving these goals.
LEXINGTON-FAYETTE URBAN COUNTY HA --- $393,913
The Lexington Housing Authority, with the support of it's residents, has developed a comprehensive security and preventive-based approach to reduce/eliminate drug-related crime. Funds are requested to continue additional uniformed police patrols above and beyond the requirements of the Cooperation Agreement with the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government; to continue programs such as the Cheerleading program (a resident initiatives program); to continue participation in the Annual KHA/HUD State Basketball Tournament; and to provide a summer basketball camp. The Lexington Housing Authority is also seeking funding to continue their support of the Police Activities League, which is based at the three largest sites. The Housing Authority also seeks funding for additional security fencing, lighting, and installation of fax machines at our public housing sites.
FULTON HA --- $46,627
The Housing Authority of Fulton wll use an innovative and community-based approach to decrease and eradicate drug-related crime. Community policing with bike and foot patrols will be used to negate drug trafficking. An on-site counseling center will be offered to residents with substance abuse issues and will aid in preventive education and counseling for our residents. Youth programs will be offered through partnerships with other agencies to give our young people positive influences in their lives. A resident will be employed part-time as grant coordinator.
DANVILLE HA --- $87,536
The drug elimination program of the Housing Authority of Danville will tackle the problem of drugs and drug-related crime with three different approaches. First, drug supply and trafficking will be addressed by maintaining an increased police presence in Housing Authority development. An additional full-time officer with county-wide authority will continue to be funded to patrol public housing developments in Danville, Junction City, and Perryville. Second, security enhancements, as recommended by Intertech Security in a 1998 PHDEP TA grant, will result in additional lighting at Bate-Wood Homes. Third, the problem of demand will be addressed with a comprehensive array of program components that will be geared to kids, youth, and adults. Collaborating with a number of local social service agencies, some components of the drug elimination program will provide kids with the working knowledge and skills they need to reject illegal drugs. Other components will focus on leadership and conflict resolution skills and job training for adults.
CYNTHIANA HA --- $58,284
The Housing Authority of Cynthiana (HAC) proposes to target all four HAC developments, a total of 265 units. The HAC, utilizing PHDEP funds, will implement a two-fold strategy for eliminating and preventing illegal drug use and drug-related criminal activity in the HAC target areas. This will be a comprehensive multi-agency approach to combatting violent rime and drug use in the HAC high crime neighborhoods. Step 1 will be to continue operation of a police substation on HAC premises and contract police protection and additional security measures over and above existing levels. Step 2 is to provide residents with an on-site community room offering education, employment training, alternative activities for youth, and life-skills training. A part-time summer youth activities director will be hired to implement programming for HAC school age youth. A computer lab and learning center will be staffed by a part-time instructor offering computer skills and tutoring for HAC youth and adults. A partnership with the Harrison County Band will be formed with the HAC providing HAC youth with band instruments, music lessons and scholarships to assist with band-related costs.
LEBANON HA --- $46,187
The Lebanon Housing Authority Drug Elimination Program of Lebanon, Kentucky will use a comprehensive strategy of security and prevention to reduce/eliminate drug-related activities in and near our developments. Prevention, educational and alternative programs will be offered to our residents and their families. The Lebanon Police Department will be used to combat the problem of drug-related activities in and near our sites.
RICHMOND HA --- $67,522
COVINGTON HA --- $211,803
The Public Housing Drug Elimination Program of the Housing Authority of Covington will use a comprehensive security and prevention-based approach to reduce/eliminate crime. To combat the problem of open drug trafficking in the housing developments, the Covington Police Department will provide police patrols, covert operations, and staffing of a monitoring booth. Educational and recreational programs will be carried out to offer youth an alternative to drug-related activities. Adults will be offered recreational, educational, and employment-training opportunities. The program will assist 1,567 residents of the City Heights and Latonia Terrace Apartments in the southern sector of Covington, and 343 residents in the Jacob Price Apartments southeast of downtown Covington.
PIKEVILLE HA --- $73,900
The Housing Authority of Pikeville will provide residents of Myers Towers with security landscaping. We provide Fairview Court, Hames Park, and Myers Towers with security deadbolts and lighting. We will continue our drug prevention programs at each complex. We will start adult literacy classes, computer classes, and job training skills for all eligible adults. All three complexes are within the City of Pikeville. The housing authority's plan is to help decrease drug-use, abuse, and drug-related crimes. We will work toward getting one resident a job through our adult literacy classes, computer classes, and job training skills classes. We want to make our complexes a safer place to live and raise a family.
Housing Authority of Mt. Sterling
The proposed program of the Housing Authority of Mt. Sterling will utilize a comprehensive approach and a continuation of an existing partnership with the Mt. Sterling Police Department. The major focus of the program will be to assist the police department to expand their existing and very successful bicycle patrol program and the walking beat foot patrol whereby more officers can get out into the public housing neighborhoods and approach those at-risk individuals on a one-to-one basis. Funds will be utilized to pay overtime for bicycle and foot patrol officers in order to allow uniformed police officers more time to be out in our neighborhoods.
Housing Authority of Jefferson County
With funding from the Public Housing Drug Elimination Program (PHDEP), the Housing Authority of Jefferson County (HAJC), in cooperation and collaboration with the Jefferson County Police Department (JCPD), Seven Counties Services (SCS), the Center for Women and Families, Eastern Area Community Ministries, and Southwest Area Community Ministries, will be providing additional security and protective services to housing sites owned and managed by HAJC specifically in the Norfolk-Newburg neighborhood and both Drug Prevention and Drug Intervention activities at other housing sites in the Authority's housing inventory.
Housing Authority of Newport
The Housing Authority of Newport intends to expand its effort in the war against drugs through intervention and prevention. Contracts with the Newport Police Department for expanded police patrols will help ensure the reduction of drug-related crime through increased police presence. Educational and prevention programs operated by the YMCA and North Key will offer timely and effective preventive measures targeted for all ages of residents at the Authority's family site and senior citizens site.
Content Archived: January 20, 2009
Content Archived: January 20, 2009