Our 2013 volunteer packet is now available! (PDF format) Please download it and take a look at the volunteer page if you’re interested in helping LINKS help the people of Eastern Kentucky! Applications and deposits need to be in by March 31st.
LINKS is nonprofit corporation based in Martin, Kentucky, that exists for the purpose of providing safe, decent and affordable housing to low-income families and individuals. We build new homes, perform repairs and renovations, and make necessary improvements like wheel-chair ramps. We offer a number of different types of aid to help as many people as possible, in many different situations.
LINKS welcomes volunteer workers of any age, from all over the United States and beyond, and we have a number of housing options available for out-of-town groups. If you think you may be interested in helping LINKS help the people of Eastern Kentucky, please take a look at our volunteering information page.
New Homes – LINKS builds 10-12 new homes a years. These homes are financed through Rural Development, local banks and our own revolving loan funds– most will have a 3-5% interest rate.
Repairs – LINKS has repaired over 500 homes. These repairs have included new roofs, porches, ramps, staircases, windows, ect.
Low Interest Loans – LINKS makes approximately 15-20 low interest loans a year for families that are in need of septic systems and new roofs.
Budget & Credit Counseling – LINKS offers free counseling on budgeting and credit score issues.
Volunteer Program – LINKS host over 1,000 volunteers per year. Volunteers may come year round, but reservations are required through the summer months. Contact our office for more detailed information.