Due to COVID-19 virus concerns, the Northern Kentucky Area Development District office will be closed to the public starting March 26th, 2020, until further notice.

Continuing services to our communities and clients is our number one priority. If you need to bring documents to the office, such as timesheets, they can be placed in the dropbox in the back of the building. Please contact offices via phone or e-mail for questions or for any immediate needs. Contact us via email by using this format: firstname.lastname@nkadd.org for example jane.doe@nkadd.org or by calling 859-283-1885. Please note that when calling our main line, you may leave a message for a specific person by using the dial-by-name directory. It is organized by last name, but after one try, it allows you to search by first name by pressing 5.

Our Aging and Disability Resource Center can be reached at 859.692.2480.

There are regular updates posted for employers and dislocated workers at www.nkcareercenter.org.
Unemployment insurance, career services, and employer assistance is also available
by calling 859.292.6666.

For the latest information on the novel COVID-19 in Kentucky, please visit kycovid19.ky.gov.

For additional Northern Kentucky community resources please visit https://bit.ly/2y3rr6I.

State Health Insurance Program

Program Description

The State Health Insurance Program (SHIP) provides education and assistance for people aged 60 and older and disabled individuals to aid them in making informed decisions on programs impacting their quality of life. These programs include Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, private insurances, and other benefits specific to older and disabled adults.


Individuals residing in Boone, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Owen, and Pendleton Counties who have Medicare and/or are age 60 and older.

Who does the Program Benefit / What are the Benefits?

SHIP counselors can assist individuals with questions or concerns about Medicare, Medicare Supplemental Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, Medicaid issues, Social Security/SSI, Housing Problems, Energy Assistance, Food Stamps, Veterans Administration Benefits, referrals to Prescription Drug Assistance Programs, and understanding billing from hospitals, doctors, and insurance companies.

Services Offered within the Program

Free and confidential assistance with applying for benefits, plan comparisons for Part D, understanding Long Term Care and Medigap insurance, assistance with organizing and understanding paperwork from hospitals, doctors, Medicare and insurance companies.

Contact Information

For more information, please contact the State Health Insurance Program at 866.516.3051.

Contact Information

Northern Kentucky Area Development District

22 Spiral Drive
Florence, KY 41042
P: 859.283.1885
F: 859.283.8178
TDD: 711
For general questions, please email info@nkadd.org

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Career Opportunities

Welcome to the NKADD Career Board. You'll find benefit information as well as links to current open positions within the Northern Kentucky Area Development District.

Current Job Openings for the Northern Kentucky Area Development District.

topWorkPlaces2014 NKADD voted Top Workplaces of 2014!