Gateway Community Action works closely with community partners, empowering individuals and families in overcoming the causes of poverty through a range of human service programs.

Helping People, Changing Lives!

We help people help themselves and each other by bridging gaps between needs and solutions to build strong families and healthier communities.

Serving Families


Provides home heating cost assistance.
- Subsidy runs November through December.
- Winter crisis assistance runs January through the end of March, dependent upon available funding.
- HEART & THAW Programs
- HEA - KU Program
- DEAP - Delta Gas Program
- EAP Columbia Program

Serving Families


Services include:

  • Relationship Building
  • Communication Skills
  • Conflict Management
  • Healthy Parenting
  • Financial Essentials
  • Budgeting
  • Personal Advocate Services
  • Linkage to Community Resources

Serving Families

Housing Services Include:
  • Financial education to help with planning and budgeting.
  • Rental assistance to help pay monthly rent and utility cost

Serving Families

Services include:
  • Assistance with Medicaid year round, SNAP, and Child Care Assistance
  • Service in Bath, Menifee, Montgomery, Morgan & Rowan Counties

Serving Families

Assistance is available at the Bath, Menifee or Montgomery Outreach Offices.
For more information, call 1-800-927-1833
Monthly food distribution
Bath County – 4th Monday
Montgomery – 4th Monday
Menifee – 1st Wednesday

Serving the Community

Do you want to save on heating and cooling bills? Weatherization services are designed to keep Kentuckians warm in the winter and cool in the summer.
Improving energy efficiency, household safety, and educating the public!

Serving the Community

This on-demand service is offered in
Montgomery County, KY only. 
To schedule a ride with Montgomery County Transit
please call 1-800-927-1833, Ext: 3400

Early Childhood Education

Early Head Start Services Include:
  • Services for Pregnant mothers to children age 3
  • Warm nurturing staff
  • Healthy meals
  • Developmental screening
  • Resources and support for families
For more information, call 1-800-927-1833

Early Childhood Education

Head Start Services Include:
  • Services for children age 3-5
  • Warm nurturing staff
  • Healthy meals
  • Developmental screening
  • Resources and support for families


Education and Employment

Education Assistance Services Include:
  • Short-term training assistance opportunities
  • Training support including financing, supplies and more
  • GED assistance

Success Story Spotlight

WIOA Participant Completes Nursing Program

Alyson Roe

WIOA Participant - Medical Career and Technical College Graduate

Alyson Roe is a dedicated individual who recently graduated from the Medical Career and Technical College in Richmond, Kentucky. Alyson has not only demonstrated exceptional commitment and resilience throughout her educational journey but has also exemplified the positive impact of programs like the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) on individuals seeking to build meaningful careers.

Alyson embarked on her educational path with the support of the WIOA program, which aims to empower individuals by providing access to quality education and training opportunities. Through her hard work and determination, Alyson successfully completed the Nursing Program at the Medical Career and Technical College, marking a significant milestone in her professional development.

During her time at the college, Alyson exhibited not only academic excellence but also a passion for the medical field and a strong commitment to her future patients. She actively engaged in hands-on training, participated in relevant extracurricular activities, and demonstrated a genuine enthusiasm for learning.

As Alyson transitions from her academic journey to the professional realm, we celebrate not just an individual accomplishment but a testament to the efficacy of collaborative initiatives like WIOA. The successful graduation of Alyson highlights the potential impact of investing in education and training programs that empower individuals to pursue fulfilling careers and contribute meaningfully to their communities.

Commitment to the Community: Commercial Bank's Generous Contribution Supports Gateway Community Action's Initiatives

In a powerful display of community support, Commercial Bank has announced a financial donation to Gateway Community Action Agency to bolster its efforts in providing vital housing services to individuals and families in need.

The generous contribution underscores the bank's commitment to the local community and its determination to address the pressing issue of affordable housing.

Gateway Community Action Agency, known for its steadfast dedication to improving the lives of community members, has long been a critical resource for individuals facing housing challenges. With a focus on combating homelessness, ensuring stable housing, and promoting self-sufficiency, the agency's programs have touched countless lives and made a significant impact throughout Morgan County.

Gateway Community Action's CEO, Martina Roe, stated, "We are incredibly grateful to Commercial Bank for their generous support. With their assistance, we can create pathways to stability, empower our customers, and work towards a community where everyone has access to safe and affordable housing."

Commercial Bank's generous donation stands as a shining example, inspiring other businesses to join the cause and contribute to the betterment of the local community. Through this collaborative effort, Gateway Community Action Agency will be empowered to continue its vital work, providing a lifeline for those in need and ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to thrive.

For more information on Gateway Community Action Agency services or to find out how you can contribute, please visit their website at www.gatewaycaa.org.

Traditional Bank Strengthens Efforts for Gateway Community Action to Address Housing Needs In the Community

In a commendable display of corporate social responsibility, Traditional Bank has made a substantial donation to Gateway Community Action, bolstering their efforts to provide vital housing services to individuals and families in need throughout the local community.

The generous contribution will significantly enhance the agency's capacity to tackle the pressing issue of homelessness and housing insecurity that plagues many individuals and families throughout Montgomery County.

Gateway Community Action has long been recognized as a key player in the battle against homelessness and housing instability. Their comprehensive range of services includes utility assistance, life skills, housing, insurance, commodities, weatherization, transportation, early childhood, education, and employment. Through these programs, the agency has been instrumental in transforming the lives of countless individuals and families who were previously trapped in precarious situations.

"We are immensely grateful to Traditional Bank for their generous donation." expressed Martina Roe, CEO, of the Gateway Community Action Agency. "This contribution will enable us to make a profound difference in the lives of individuals and families. With the support of Traditional Bank, we can empower our customers to regain stability, build self-sufficiency, and achieve a brighter future."

Moreover, the partnership between Traditional Bank and Gateway Community Action serves as a powerful example of how the private and nonprofit sectors can collaborate to address pressing social issues. By pooling their resources and expertise, they are not only transforming lives, but also inspiring other businesses and organizations to step up and contribute to the welfare of their communities.

For more information on Gateway Community Action Agency services or to find out how you can contribute, please visit their website at www.gatewaycaa.org.

Honoring the Legacy of Margaret Ann Miller

Margaret Ann Miller joined our organization over 20 years ago, bringing with her a wealth of experience, passion, and dedication. She served as a target sector on the board, where her insightful guidance and unwavering commitment significantly impacted our organization's success and growth.

During her tenure, Margaret Ann played a pivotal role in our overall agency achievements, demonstrating her exemplary leadership and ability to navigate complex challenges. She was a driving force behind our accomplishments and projects, which have left a lasting legacy within our organization.

Beyond her professional achievements, Margaret Ann was known for her kindness, generosity, and willingness to go above and beyond to support her colleagues and the community at large. She forged meaningful connections with everyone she encountered, creating a positive and inclusive atmosphere within our organization.

Margaret Ann was not just a colleague; she was a friend and mentor to many. Her guidance and wisdom were invaluable, and her absence will be keenly felt by all who had the privilege of knowing her.

As we mourn Margaret Ann's passing, let us also celebrate the remarkable life she lived and the impact she had on our organization. We are grateful for the time we shared and the lessons we learned from her.

The passing of Margaret Ann leaves a void that cannot be filled, but we will continue to carry forward her vision, values, and dedication to excellence. In commemorating her life, we are reminded of the profound impact one person can have and the enduring legacy that remains long after they are gone.

Margaret Ann will always hold a special place in our hearts, and her contributions will continue to inspire and guide us in the years to come.

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