How We Support You

For more information regarding the below programs and/or to apply for the below benefits, please contact your social worker or the kinship support hotline at (877) 565-5608 or via e-mail relative.supports@ky.gov.  Also, if you have recently began caring for a child as a result of DCBS intervention, click here for additional information related to services and supports that may be available to you.

CHILD CARE ASSISTANCE

COMMUNITY COLLABORATION FOR CHILDREN (CCC)

FAMILY RESOURCE AND YOUTH SERVICES CENTERS (FRYSC)

PEDIATRIC ABUSIVE HEAD TRAUMA (PAHT) TRAINING

RELATIVE PLACEMENT SUPPORT BENEFIT (RPSB)


For more information regarding the below programs and/or to apply for the below benefits, please contact Family Support at (855) 306-8959.

Applications for medical assistance, including KCHIP, can also be completed online at https://kyhbe.ky.gov/.

KENTUCKY TRANSITIONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (KTAP)

SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP)

KENTUCKY CHILDREN’S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM (KCHIP)


For more information regarding the below programs, please contact the Department for Public Health at (800) 462-6122 or visit https://chfs.ky.gov/agencies/dph/Pages/default.aspx.

CHILD CARE HEALTH CONSULTATION FOR HEALTH START IN CHILD CARE (CCHC)

EARLY CHILDHOOD MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM (ECMHP)

FIRST STEPS PROGRAM

KENTUCKY HEALTH ACCESS NURTURING DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES (HANDS) PROGRAM

SPECIAL SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION PROGRAM FOR WOMEN, INFANTS AND CHILDREN (WIC)

SAFE SLEEP KENTUCKY


For more information regarding the below programs, please contact the Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities at (502) 564-4527 or visit http://dbhdid.ky.gov/kdbhdid/.

DEPARTMENT FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH, DEVELOPMENTAL AND INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES (DBHDID)


For more information regarding the below programs and/or to apply for the below benefits, please contact the Department for Aging and Independent Living at (502) 564-6930 or visit https://chfs.ky.gov/agencies/dail/Pages/default.aspx.

NATIONAL FAMILY CAREGIVER SUPPORT PROGRAM

KENTUCKY FAMILY CAREGIVER PROGRAM


More information on the above programs, including how to apply for benefits and program guidelines, can be found at www.chfs.ky.gov.