Updated: July 22, 2020

With the presence of COVID-19 in our Commonwealth the Governor issued on March 6, 2020 Executive Order 2020-215, declaring a state of emergency pursuant to his power under the Kentucky Constitution and KRS Chapter 39A regarding COVID-19, a respiratory disease causing illness that can range from very mild to severe, including illness resulting in death.

For Kentucky specific updates and information a state hotline 1.800.722.5725 is available to help Kentuckians who have questions or need help. For more information visit kycovid19.ky.gov and https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/index.html. Additionally, the KY Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing offer daily updates with captions and ASL interpretation on their VLOG page at: https://www.kcdhh.ky.gov/vlog/?p=1117

KATS Network Advisory Council

Gov. Beshear announced new guidance that state boards and commissions cancel any scheduled in-person meetings, and instead use video teleconference technology. The new guidance provides that boards and commissions should provide the public with a link to access the meeting remotely. As a result, the KATS Network Advisory Council meetings will be conducted using Zoom Webinar Platform until further notice. Live ASL Interpreting will be provided.

Next Meeting Date: Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Time: 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: Virtual
Link: Coming soon

Adjusted Operating Hours and Procedures

The KATS Network, its Regional AT Resource Centers and Project CARAT AT Reuse sites will be adhering to the following adjusted policies and hours of operation.

For up-to-date information on the KATS Network, its Regional AT Resource Centers and Project CARAT sites, please call the KATS Network Coordinating Center at (800) 327-5287, or visit this page.

KATS Network Coordinating Center

The Coordinating Center will be operating under normal business hours. We will not be accepting or distributing  AT/ DME donations until further notice.

Carl D. Perkins Vocational Training Center

  • Hours of operation ——- LIMITED, NOT open to public.
  • AT/DME Equipment Donations ——- Curbside drop off available by appointment.
  • AT/DME Equipment Pick-Ups ——- Curbside pick-up available by appointment.
  • Equipment Loans ——- available by appointment.
  • Equipment Loan returns ——- by appointment.

HDI Center for Assistive Technology Services, Project CARAT Lexington

  • Hours of operation ——- By appointment only, M-F from 8:30-4:30.
  • AT/DME Equipment Donations ——- Curbside drop off available by appointment.
  • AT/DME Equipment Pick-Ups ——- Curbside pick up available by appointment.
  • Equipment Loans ——- Curbside pick-up available by appointment.
  • Equipment Loan returns ——- Curbside drop off available by appointment.

Entech, Project CARAT Louisville

  • Hours of operation ——- Mon- Thur 9 am to 4 pm by appointment.
  • AT/DME Equipment Donations ——- On hold until further notice.
  • AT/DME Equipment Pick Ups ——- Tue / Thur 9 am to 4 Pm by appointment curbside pickup.
  • Equipment Loans ——- Mon- Thur 9 am to 4 pm by appointment.
  • Equipment Loan returns ——- Mon- Thur 9 am to 4 pm by appointment.

Redwood Assistive Technology Resource Center

  • Hours of operation ——- Office open M-F from 9:00-5:30, NOT open to public.
  • AT/DME Equipment Donations ——- Limiting to equipment in great condition
  • AT/DME Equipment Pick Ups ——- Curbside pick-up available by appointment.
  • Equipment Loans ——- Curbside pick-up available by appointment.
  • Equipment Loan returns ——- Curbside drop off available by appointment.

Wendell Foster Technology and Resource Center

  • Hours of operation ——- M-F, 8-4, by appointment only
  • AT/DME Equipment Donations ——- We are only accepting equipment in excellent condition.
  • AT/DME Equipment Pick Ups ——- Curbside pick-up.
  • Equipment Loans ——- Curbside pick-up.
  • Equipment Loan returns ——-Curbside-drop off.

Project CARAT Hazard

  • Hours of operation ——- Limited office hrs, NOT open to public.
  • AT/DME Equipment Donations ——- On hold until further notice.
  • AT/DME Equipment Pick Ups ——- Curbside pick-up available by appointment on Wednesdays only.
  • Equipment Loans ——- Curbside pick-up available by appointment on Wednesdays only.
  • Equipment Loan returns ——- Curbside Drop-off available by appointment on Wednesdays only.

Project CARAT Paducah

  • Hours of operation ——- Open by appointment only.
  • AT/DME Equipment Donations ——- Curbside drop off available by appointment.
  • AT/DME Equipment Pick Ups ——- Curbside pick-up available by appointment.
  • Equipment Loans ——- Curbside pick-up available by appointment.
  • Equipment Loan returns ——- Curbside drop off available by appointment.