2017 Grant Recipient Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission Lincoln Scholar House – Interim Report

Impact 100 funds will support purchasing and maintaining computer equipment, IT support, better internet access, and child learning resources and provide wireless access points in each apartment along with post-secondary educational tech support services/resources.
  • Added access to points to all common areas, which include, Family Services offices, Fitness Center, Tech Lab, Children’s Library and Conference rooms. Additionally, IT department established a process for adding wireless access points to all 45 apartment units.
  • Purchased three Smart TV’s for the Children’s Library, Conference room and Fitness Center, including mounting brackets, cables and instillation.
  • Purchased two desktop computers that are stationed in the children’s Library and Career Resource Center
  • Contracted with ChildPlus Software to capture and track student and child data.

Grant Project Goals (compared to goals outlined in grant agreement) accomplished to date:

  • Purchased and installed the necessary supplies for continued LGSH success.
    Technology-Wireless contract completed for wireless access to all units.
    Pending instillation in the upcoming week.
    Upgraded all internet access in Technology/study lab.  Pending estimate for Sound Panels.
  • Obtained assistance and guidance from the national Family Scholar House Program, through mentoring, case management training, curricula and program materials.
  • Measured and reported programs success by tracking residents who complete their degree, attain employment, and find stable housing through the ChildPlus software.
  • Developed ongoing assessment and evaluation through LGSH Advisory Committee, annual needs assessment and client satisfaction.