Local offices of the Salvation Army, Community Action Centers and Kentucky Home Place screen each application using the federal poverty guidelines.

Approved applicants are assigned to participating doctors in the county where they live. If there is no participating doctor in their county, they are requested to list two alternative counties where they can travel. For guidelines click here.

Participating doctors donate examinations to determine eye health as well as the need for glasses. If the doctor determines glasses are required, a $25 donation is requested for each family member receiving glasses. The voluntary donation helps offset the cost of the lenses, mailing costs and helps to keep the project ongoing.

The Kentucky Vision Project (KVP) does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.  These activities include, but are not limited to selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services.  We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, and vendors.

How to Donate:

No government funds are used in this initiative. To make a donation, you can download a form here.

How to Apply:

You may complete the online application HERE or contact the KVP Office at:

Kentucky Vision Project
P.O. Box 1422
Frankfort, KY 40602
Phone: 800-320- 2406
Fax: 502-875- 3782
Email: kvp@kyeyes.org