About the Agency

LKLP Community Action Council is a private, non-profit corporation with the primary service area of the southeastern Kentucky counties of Leslie, Knott, Letcher, and Perry in the Kentucky River region. The agency is a Community Action Agency established by the Kentucky General Assembly.

The LKLP Central Office is located at 398 Roy Campbell Drive, Hazard, Kentucky. All administrative functions are conducted at the Central Office including bookkeeping and program development. LKLP has offices located in each of the four counties in its' primary service area.

The agency is governed by a 24 member Board of Directors comprised of 3 representatives of the private, local elected official, and low-income sectors of each county. All LKLP Board members serve a four year term. The Annual Meeting of the LKLP Board of Directors is held in August of each year. The LKLP Board of Directors meets bi-monthly following the annual meeting. You will find a list of the current LKLP Board of Directors and the group that they represent on this website, just click on Board of Directors to view the list.

To view a copy of the 2022-2023 Annual Report, please click here.


New Perry Office

Mission, Vision & Values


To empower individuals and families, improve quality of life in our communities, and combat poverty by providing necessary knowledge, skills, and resources.


We are committed to:

  • Compassion
  • Respect
  • Accountability
  • Ethics
  • Comprehensive Services
  • Teamwork


  • Help communities thrive
  • Serve the whole community
  • Provide comprehensive holistic programming
  • Be a knowledgeable, resourceful, caring employer and service provider

Promise of CAC

Community Action changes people's lives, embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities, and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.