Professional Associations

Kentucky Association of Private Providers

Our Mission
The mission of KAPP is to organize private providers in the disability community to be a powerful voice for political, economic, and social change in Kentucky.

Our Vision
Through unyielding advocacy efforts, KAPP envisions that private providers in Kentucky are given adequate resources to offer quality support options for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities - and the resources to support ongoing educational efforts and increased wages for our direct support professionals.

KAPP website

American Network of Community Options and Resources

What is ANCOR?
The American Network of Community Options and Resources is a national trade association representing more than 800 private providers of community living and employment supports and services to more than 400,000 individuals with disabilities. As a nonprofit organization, ANCOR successfully addresses the needs and interests of private providers before Congress and federal agencies, continually advocating for the crucial role private providers play in enhancing and supporting the lives of people with disabilities and their families. Through its National Advocacy Campaign, ANCOR seeks to obtain the resources to recruit, train and retain a sustainable direct support workforce. ANCOR provides organization, professional and leadership development; networking opportunities and services; and is continually working toward partnerships and collaborations that advance our vision, mission and goals. Our prime goal is to be the indispensable leader, resource and advocate for a diverse private disability services network that ensures full citizenship and engaged community participation for people with disabilities of all ages.

ANCOR website