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.

Employment Connections

Program Description

Employment Connections was created to provide a seamless transition of deliverable services that build on opportunities designed to assist Kentucky Transitional Assistance Program (K-TAP) recipients to attain their highest potential, maintain meaningful employment and achieve economic self-sufficiency. Employment Connections serves Boone, Bourbon, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Harrison, Kenton, Nicholas, Owen, Pendleton and Scott counties.


All participants of the Employment Connections program are referred exclusively by the Department for Community Based Services (DCBS).

Who does the program benefit / What are the benefits

Employment Connections provides employment opportunities to K-TAP recipients by assisting participants to develop skills to obtain, retain and/or upgrade employment skills and secure employment. The program staff encourages employers to hire participants or provide them with job work experience.

Services Offered

Employment Connections offers clients active participation in community service and work experience in non-profit agencies, short term training as well as wage subsidy and unsubsidized employment opportunities.

Downloadable Content

Individual Employment Plan (IEP)
Kentucky Works Program Background Check
Release of Information

Contact Information

For information on the Employment Connections program or how your agency or business can become a placement site, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at 859.980.1963.

Paid for with CHFS funds

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.

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