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October 25, 2016

Free workforce training for displaced coal miners

Displaced Coal Miners Training Program graphicAre you a displaced coal miner or former coal mine employee?

If so, you could qualify for free workforce training from The Center for Rural Development’s Displaced Coal Miner Training (DCMT) program.

The DCMT program is open to displaced coal miners and former coal employees who have been adversely affected by the decline in the coal industry in 13 Kentucky counties.

The grant service area includes Bell, Clay, Laurel, Rockcastle, Jackson, Owsley, Pulaski, Leslie, Perry, Whitley, Knox, Harlan, and Leslie counties.

For more information on the Displaced Coal Miner Training program, contact Robyn Phillips at 606-677-6000 or visit

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