SIGNALS Drug Prevention Program:
This curriculum is ideal for teen substance abuse prevention. Read
The Child Safety Branch provides oversight, technical assistance and
services related to in-home services and collaboration to keep children
and families together and safe.
Division Of Child Abuse/Domestic Violence
275 East Main Street, 3 C-G
Frankfort, KY 40621
Phone: (502) 564-9433
Child Health: Here
you can find information about breast feeding, childhood immunizations,
maternity care and more.
National Alliance on Mental Illness: www.nami.org
Kentucky Department of Mental Health and Retardation
Kentucky Protection and Advocacy: Protection and Advocacy (P&A)
is an independent state agency that was designated by the Governor as
the protection and advocacy agency for Kentucky. P&A's staff includes
professional advocates and attorneys. We are advocates working together
with people who have disabilities to promote and protect their legal
rights. Through our information and referral services, we try to answer
questions about your rights under disability laws.
Online Asperger Syndrome
Information and Support OASIS: This website has resources and a
message board for those who seek more information about AS.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Kentucky Youth Advocates (KYA) is
an independent voice for children's programs in the state. They monitor
legistation and research cases.
Mental Health Directory: Here are several resources for common
mental health issues among teenagers.
Care: When children have been abused or neglected and must be separated
from their parents or other relatives, they are most often placed in
the temporary and safe care of approved foster parents. Foster parents
have been trained to help children through frightening and traumatic
events in their lives.
Guide to Teen Years
Information for children.
Physical Disabilities: The Commission for Children
with Special Health Care Needs provides direct care services to children
with physical disabilities. 982 Eastern Parkway, Louisville
Phone (800) 232-1160
FAX (502) 595-4673
Child Care: The Division
of Child Care administers the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) to
help Kentucky’s low- income families find and afford quality child
Child Support: The Division
of Child Support provides assistance to any person with a minor child
who needs financial support from a noncustodial parent.
Health Insurance for Children:
Kentucky Children's Health Insurance Program provides health insurance
coverage to low income, uninsured children.
Support Group (KinCare):
There are more than 65,000 children in Kentucky living with their grandparents. KinCare
assists grandparents and other relative caregivers both in accessing
available services which will help them better function in the caregiver
role, and in identifying needs that are going unmet because some services
are not being provided.
Assistance: Support Group Helping young people move from school
to Work, pediatric to adult health care and living at home to independent
living. Working closely with young people and their families to help
them plan for the future.