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In-person unemployment services to open next week, including in Owensboro

April 7, 2021 | 12:07 am

Updated April 6, 2021 | 9:55 pm

Graphic by Owensboro Times

In-person unemployment insurance services will open April 15 at more than a dozen regional Kentucky Career Centers — including in Owensboro. Beginning today at noon, Kentuckians can begin scheduling weekday appointments at kcc.ky.gov.

KCC staff will be available for in-person assistance by appointment only.

Currently appointments can be scheduled for April 15-30. Beginning April 19, appointments for May 3 will become available, with additional appointment times opening each day thereafter.

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The announcement was made Tuesday by Gov. Andy Beshear and Labor Cabinet Secretary Larry L. Roberts.

On March 31, Gov. Beshear spoke about the need for additional state funding to bolster career center staffing for the long term. The Labor Cabinet will be utilizing current staff in the career centers that normally provide career counseling services to begin offering in-person UI assistance.

The KCC in Owensboro is located at 3108 Fairview Drive.

Special instructions

  • Anyone attending an appointment must wear a mask at all times.
  • Photo ID is required to enter a KCC building.
  • Temperatures will be taken before entering KCC buildings due to COVID-19.
  • Accommodations will not be made for those without appointments.
  • While staff make every effort to answer all questions during this appointment, UI specialists may not be able to provide a resolution during a single appointment. Some claims could require additional paperwork or take additional time to complete. An additional appointment will not be necessary.

Kentucky Career Center Regional Locations

Ashland1844 Carter Ave.Ashland, KY  41042
Bowling Green   803 Chestnut St.Bowling Green, KY 42101
Covington1324 Madison Ave.Covington, KY 41011
Elizabethtown233 Ring Road, Suite 100Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Hazard412 Roy Campbell Dr.Hazard, KY 41701
Hopkinsville110 Riverfront Dr.Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Lexington2624 Research Park Dr.Lexington, KY 40511
Louisville600 W. Cedar St.Louisville, KY  40202
Morehead1225 U.S. Hwy. 60 West, Suite 160    Morehead, KY 40351
Owensboro3108 Fairview DriveOwensboro, KY 42303
Paducah416 South 6th St.Paducah, KY 42001
Prestonsburg686 North Lake DrivePrestonsburg, KY 41339
Somerset410 East Mt. Vernon St.Somerset, KY 42501

April 7, 2021 | 12:07 am

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