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.

Youth Opportunities

Program Description

The Workforce Investment & Opportunity Act - Youth Connect Program provides individuals ages 16-24 with opportunities for Educational Enhancement Funding and a paid internships that connect youth to local organizations/companies within top industry sectors.


Individuals must be between the ages of 16-24. Household Income must meet low income criteria of 70% LLSIL or below, and is based according to family size. Individuals must have an employment or educational barrier (basic skills deficient, additional assistance needed for work readiness, parenting youth, etc).

Services Offered within the Program

Individuals approved for the Youth Connect Program may be eligible for up to $7,000 in Education Enhancement Funding for post-secondary training. Youth Internships are available for eligible individuals, and are designed to assists young job seekers with limited education and experience who are interested in becoming work ready. All individuals who participate in the Youth Connect program will have a career counselor to provide additional supportive services such as: basic skills assessment, career exploration, job searching, resume writing, as well as interviewing prep. Participants also have the opportunity to gain the National Retail Foundation Customer Service certification.

Contact Information

For information on the WIOA Youth Connect program please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at 859.283.1885.

Downloadable Content

Connect Services and Criteria
Internship Employment Application

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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