- Active Charities in Kentucky
Current registered fund raising promotions in the Commonwealth
- Adult Abuse Information and Resources
Family and Adult Consultative Services (FACS) ensures the safety and stability of Kentucky's vulnerable adults. The Family and Adult Consultative Services Branch is responsible for ensuring the protection from abuse, neglect or exploitation for adults with a mental or physical disability and victims of domestic violence across the commonwealth. Visit this website to learn more.
- Alcohol and Drug Counselors Applications and Forms
Access the information sheets, applications, and forms you need.
- Alcohol and Drug Counselors Resources
Helpful information from the Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors.
- Application for Exemption under Homestead/Disability Amendment
Application for Exemption under Homestead/Disability Amendment.
- Assisted Living Communities
Assisted Living Communities in Kentucky are certified by the Kentucky Office of Aging Services.
- Assistive Technology Loan Assistance
The Kentucky Assistive Technology Loan Corporation offers low interest loans for qualified applicants who need equipment or home modification that will increase a person's mobility or enable them to become more independent.
- Cabinet for Health and Family Services
The Cabinet for Health and Family Services provides human services for the citizens of Kentucky. The Cabinetâ€™s services include protection for vulnerable children and adults, child abuse investigations, foster care, adoptions, child support collections, cash assistance, food stamps, disability determinations, and more.
- Child Abuse and Domestic Violence Services
Information as well as hotline numbers to report child or spousal abuse.
- Child Care Information and Resources
The Division of Child Care administers the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) to help Kentuckyâ€™s low-income families find and afford quality child care. The division also provides information regarding professional development opportunities for day care staff and other child care professionals. Visit this website to learn more.
- Child Care Provider Licensing
Guidelines on child care licensing and training, and information on filing a complaint.
- Children with Special Needs Transition Resources
Transition resources and links for children with special health care needs.
- Children's Health Insurance Program
Kentucky Children's Health Insurance Program (KCHIP) is a federally funded program that provides health coverage at little or no cost to uninsured children who qualify.
- Crime Victim Notification
Kentucky is currently the only state in the country to operate a statewide computerized victim notification system for all state penitentiaries, county and regional jails and juvenile detention facilities.
- Crime Victims Compensation Board
The Crime Victims Compensation Board operates under the authority of KRS Chapter 346 and Title 107 of KAR and determines eligibility and amount of reimbursement to innocent, needy crime victims.
- Death Certificates
The Vital Statistics office has on file death certificates from 1911 to the present.Â You can purchase a certified death certificate by phone, by mail, off the Internet or by visiting the office.
- Department for Family Resource Centers
Here you will find data and information on women's physical and mental health issues, as well as publications, reports, and links to other women's health data sources.
- Department for Public Health - Surveillance & Health Data Reports
This Department for Public Health website contains various reports and summaries regarding surveillance and health data.
- Diseases and Conditions
Information regarding AIDS, brain diseases and injury, hemophilia, and sickle cell anemia.
- Drive Smart
Helpful resources from the Division of Driver Safety
- DUI Programs
This is a directory of licensed and certified DUI programs by the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) to provide alcohol and other drug abuse services to individuals convicted of Driving Under the Influence (DUI).
- Fair Housing Laws
Rights & responsibilities of Property Managers, Owners & Housing Customers Under Kentucky's Civil Rights Act
- Family Court
Family Court gives cases involving families and children the highest priority, which means they don't compete with criminal and civil cases for judicial time.
- Financial Aid FAQ's
Questions and answers from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority.
- First Steps: Kentucky's Early Intervention System (KEIS)
First Steps is Kentucky's Early Intervention System (KEIS) that serves children from birth to age 3 who have a developmental delay or a particular medical condition that is known to cause a developmental delay.
- Foster Care and Adoption Programs
Learn how to become a foster parent or adopt a child through this informative website.
- Genealogical Resources
Quick links to Kentucky genealogical resources
- Health and Family Services Hotlines
Cabinet for Health Services toll-free phone numbers
- Help for Families and Consumers
'No Call List,' Utility Rates, Consumer Protection, Identity Theft, Charitable Donations, and 'Most Wanted' Parents
- Homecare Program
The Homecare Program helps adults who are unable to perform some activities of daily living and are at risk of institutional care to remain in their own homes by providing supporte services and coordinating the help of family, friends and provider agencies.
- Housing, Building and Construction Inspections
The mission of the Department of Housing is to protect lives and property by utilizing educational, licensing and inspection programs in the administration of codes and standards relating to hazardous materials, fire departments and the construction and maintenance of buildings and structures.
Adult, childhood and adolescent immunization information.
- Kentucky Commission on Women
This commission is mandated to promote, encourage, and provide advisory assistance in the establishment of local volunteer community improvement programs for, and of interest to, women, conduct programs, studies, seminars, and conferences, and encourage state and local women's business, professional, and civic organizations to do likewise, to educate the public to the problems of women, consult with and advise the Governor and the agencies, departments, boards, and commissions of the state and local and municipal governments on matters pertaining to women; and cooperate with the federal government and with the governments of other states in programs relating to women.
- Kentucky Housing Corporation
KHC has made homeownership possible for over 52,000 low- and moderate-income Kentucky families. KHC also offers other programs such as rental housing production financing, homeownership education/counseling and a variety of rental assistance, housing rehabilitation and home repair initiatives.
- Kentucky's Affordable Prepaid Tuition (KAPT)
KAPT guarantees the price of tomorrow's tuition at today's lower prices. There are three plans which are outlined here.
- Land Owner Assistance
The Kentucky Division of Forestry assists private forest landowners by educating them about the importance of their forestland and by providing technical assistance.
- Make a Security Plan
You should plan in advance what you will do in an emergency.
Medicaid is a medical assistance program for certain individuals and families with low incomes and resources.
- Medicaid Covered Services and Information
Medicaid covered services and service information.
- Medicaid Eligibility Guidelines
Medicaid is a program for families and individuals who have income and resources within the established guidelines. The guidelines and income standards are not the same in every state and this website explains the Kentucky medicaid requirements.
- Medicare Prescription Drug Assistance
Medicare is now offering a prescription drug discount card as the first step toward a drug benefit that will begin in 2006. The discount card provides Medicare beneficiaries price reduction of 10 - 20 percent on their pharmaceutical medications. Visit this website to learn more.
- Nutrition and Diet
Organizations involved in Women's Health, nutrition and diet
- Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates
Get the latest employment news, quick facts, and links to much more.
- Office of Vital Statistics
Order or amend a copy of your birth certificate. Other services provided by Vital Statistics are death, marriage/divorce, passport, and statistics.
- Rental Assistance Opportunities
There are several different rental assistance programs available through KHC. These programs offer very low-income residents an opportunity to find housing at an affordable price.
- Resource Directories
A list of MHMR Directories which can provide helpful resources for substance abuse treatment, early intervention and DUI.
- Security Readiness Kit
When preparing for a possible emergency situation, it's best to think first about the basics of survival: fresh water, food, clean air and warmth.
- Social Work Applications and Forms
Find the forms you need from the Kentucky Board of Social Work.
- Social Work Resources
The Board examines and licenses all eligible candidates for entry into the profession of Social Work. It recommends appropriate changes in the law to assure fairness and equality.
- Special Parent Involvement Network
The mission of KY-SPIN, Inc. is to empower and support individuals with disabilities and their families to effectively advocate for and access needed information, resources and support networks in order to enhance the quality of their lives.
- State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)
This program provides information, counseling and assistance to seniors and disabled individuals, their family members and caregivers at no charge by local, well-trained counselors.Information and assistance services available through a large counselor network, providing health insurance information on benefits to persons eligible for Medicare.
- Substance Abuse Services
The Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse services.
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
The Food Stamp Program helps people with little or no money buy food for healthy meals at participating stores. Food stamp benefits increase the household's food buying power when they are added to the household's money. Visit this website to learn more.
- Understanding Home Mortgages
To help us serve the entire state, we work with a statewide network of lenders who will meet with you to determine your eligibility and help you complete the KHC loan application.
- Vital Records FAQ
Answers to your questions about birth, death, and marriage records from the Office of Vital Statistics.
- Welfare/Transitional Assistance
The Kentucky Transitional Assistance Program (KTAP) provides financial and medical assistance to needy dependent children in Kentucky and the parents, or relatives, with whom the children are living.
- West Nile Virus Information
Department for Public Health general information about the West Nile Virus.