Cumberland Valley Area Development District

                                             Serving Bell, Clay, Harlan, Jackson, Knox, Laurel, Rockcastle, and Whitley Counties in Kentucky

Council of ADD's

Council of ADD's



Mission Statement

The purpose of the Area Development District (ADD) is to improve the quality of life in the Cumberland Valley by promoting economic development to provide basic facilities essential to the stimulation of business, manufacturing, services, tourism and commercial activities; and through efforts promoting human resource development to improve health, welfare and education systems within the eight county area; and provide a forum for elected officials and citizens to reach a consensus and establish local-state-federal partnerships to seek a coordinated solution to problems.

                 Cumberland Valley Area Development District

                                        P.O. Box 1740

                                     London, KY 40743

                  Phone: (606)864-7391  Fax: (606)878-7361

          Toll Free: 1-800-795-7654   E-mail:

   TDD-Voice To TDD 1-800-648-6057  TDD To Voice 1-800-648-6056

For driving directions click here

2014 CEDS

The Cumberland Valley Area Development District operates its programs without regard to race, color, and national origin.  To request or receive additional information on its discrimination obligations, including its complaint procedures, please contact Mr. Mike Patrick, Executive Director at the contact information above.


To file a discrimination complaint, the written complaint  must be filed to the address above within 30 days of the alleged discrimination.  To accomodate  limited English proficient individuals, oral complaints to be documented and/or translated may also be given at the above address.  Written complaints may also be filed with the Office for Business and Occupational Development (OBOD) no later than 180 days after the date of the alleged discrimination, unless time is extended by OBOD.



Translation services and/or auxiliary aids are available upon request at no cost for those seeking services and/or program information through the CVADD.



Equal Employment Opportunity

Council of ADD's


The Regional Collaboration and Identity Working Group will be making three to five recommendations for action to the SOAR Executive Committee in the fall of 2014. We need your assistance and input to ensure the recommendations made to the Executive Committee reflect the region and have created a survey.

Click here to take our survey

The Department for Local Government, Office of Federal Grants, is developing the Five-Year Consolidated Plan for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and your help is needed. In order to better assess needs and determine funding priorities, your input as local officials, administrators, and citizens is needed.

Please answer the questions in this short survey so that DLG may better determine the economic development and non-housing needs throughout the Commonwealth.

Please respond to this survey by November 30, 2014