Looking Out for the Most Vulnerable

Looking Out for the Most Vulnerable in Kentucky

Children’s Alliance is an association that represents and supports over 36 child welfare and behavioral health care agencies across Kentucky. The organization’s mission is to improve the well-being of at-risk children and families by shaping public policy and enhancing member agency programs. Children’s Alliance works in partnership with elected officials and state leaders to ensure […]

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GUEST OP-ED: New federal law gives Kentucky chance to better support families, reduce number of children in foster care

Federal Law provides chance to better support families, reduce number of children in foster care

GUEST OP-ED on this Foster Care Issue / Act – Family First Prevention Services Act by Jessica Brown, Executive Advisor and the Family First Prevention Services Act lead for the Kentucky Department for Community Based Services. This summer, Kentucky social workers, educators, judges, prosecutors, non-profit leaders, state legislators, and many others traveled across the state […]

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Wednesday's Child: Some of Kentucky foster care's oldest children not giving up hope for forever family

Kentucky foster care’s oldest children not giving up hope for forever family

Nearly 8-percent of children in Kentucky’s foster care system are about to turn 18-years-old. That transition period can be one of the biggest challenges in child welfare. In this week’s Wednesday’s Child piece, 17-year-old Nick shows us it’s never too late to find a forever family. When you meet Nick, he’s not someone you’ll soon […]

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Ky. to Unveil Digital Platform Supporting Foster Youth

Kentucky to Unveil Digital Platform Supporting Foster Youth

FRANKFORT, Ky. (6/15/19) – A new digital portal called Kentucky Resources for Independence, Success and Empowerment is set to be unveiled Wednesday at the Kentucky Independent Living Youth Empowerment Conference in Lexington. The new website is part of a rebranding project for the state’s independent living program for transition age youth in the foster care […]

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