KENTUCKY TRANSITIONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (K-TAP)

K-TAP (CASH ASSISTANCE) PROVIDES FINANCIAL AID TO NEEDY, DEPENDENT CHILDREN IN KENTUCKY, AS WELL AS PARENTS OR RELATIVES WITH WHOM THE CHILDREN ARE LIVING. K-TAP ALSO HELPS FAMILIES FIND JOBS OR RECEIVE TRAINING THAT LEADS  TO A JOB. 

How do I apply?

In person: Visit local Department for Community Based Services (DCBS) Office. Refer to the resources page for contact information. 

By mail: Mail in application to the state or local Department for Community Based Services Office (DCBS). Refer to the resources page for contact information. 

By phone: Call 1 (855) 306- 8959

Online: Visit the Benefind website at https://benefind.ky.gov

Following information is needed:

  • Social Security number (for applicant and member of the household)

  • Proof of Citizenship (birth certificate, U.S. Passport, or adoption papers)

  • It is good practice to have a birth certificate to refer to for birth information (ex. place of birth and date of birth)

  • Proof of expenses (ex. housing, gas, and utilities)

  • Proof of income (ex. pay stubs or letter from employer stating your wages)

  • Proof of identity (ex. current state driver's license)

NOTE: A family can only use K-TAP for 60 months (5 years) in a lifetime. 

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Phone: (859) 431-2075 ext. 137

333 Madison Avenue, Covington, KY 41011