Every day I see more and more people out on the streets that are homeless. I feel sympathetic for people that are less unfortunate and that don’t have the same rights as other citizens. Poverty is not just an issue in Northern Kentucky, it’s a worldwide issue, there are many reasons why poverty even exists and it makes all people suffer. Poverty doesn’t just target one group of people, it targets all people. There are many people that have been well off, but lost everything because of the economy effecting them. According to the 2010 census, there are 14,000 families (and about 55,400 individuals) in Northern Kentucky’s eight counties living below the poverty level, defined as a yearly income of only $23,050 for a family of four). With families not being able to make sufficient wages for their basic needs of living. Families often fall in the line of poverty. If wages were increased federally where the yearly income could cover all the families living expensive, there would be less people living in poverty, because everything else has gone up, but peoples wages. Families that are in poverty tend to pay more for goods and services than non-poor …show more content…
The goals of the program are similar to those of the federal laws that provide funding for Kentucky 's child care program. The program also provides subsidy payments, professional development and training, promulgates regulations and develops policy and procedure.
The last program I found was the Kentucky Transitional Assistance Program. It helps families receive temporary cash assistance and grants to help pay bills and debt. This program will also provide help finding a job to participants. Also, find help getting the job training and career development that leads to that job. I didn’t know about this program so I found it extremely interesting.
All these program help families that are suffering from poverty. These program will support families that can’t get the quality of life they need. Helping the families regain their dignity and given them equal rights economically and socially. Poverty is an issue and people should stop ignoring