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Spotlight: Covington

KIDS COUNT conversations can shine a light on programs that are already making a difference for kids and encourage additional investments in these solutions. The Consortium for Resilient Young Children, a regional partnership of nine organizations in Northern Kentucky, will use funds from UnitedHealthcare to expand their capacity to offer programs to help parents identify strategies they can use in the home to support children’s healthy development. “Every family has unique strengths that support [...]

By |2019-09-18T16:24:24-04:00August 30th, 2019|Kids Count Conversation|

Spotlight: Manchester

After reviewing county-level data on kids in foster care, Clay County aims to equip parents with what they need to keep their children safely in their homes. With funds from UnitedHealthcare, TriCo Mentoring in Manchester will partner with healthcare, schools, DCBS, law enforcement, the court system, and other community agencies to offer Nurturing Parenting, an evidence-based program that helps bolster skills for at-risk families. “TriCo Mentoring is excited to be partnering with community agencies to improve [...]

By |2019-08-30T11:55:35-04:00August 30th, 2019|Kids Count Conversation|

Spotlight: Paducah

Community partners in Paducah are engaging the family court system as a result of a local KIDS COUNT conversation. With funds from UnitedHealthcare, they are launching a pilot project with family courts to better engage, support, and partner with parents using the Strengthening Families framework. “We know children are more likely to thrive when their families have the support they need. As the Children’s Advocacy Center for the Purchase Area Region, we understand cultivating meaningful, [...]

By |2019-08-30T11:55:48-04:00August 30th, 2019|Kids Count Conversation|

Spotlight: Glasgow

As a result of a KIDS COUNT conversation, the community partners in Glasgow have created Bridge of Kentucky, which serves as a support system for families in Barren County. Bridge plans to lower the number of children entering the foster care system by bridging the gaps for families who struggle with what a home should truly be. Bridge received funds from UnitedHealthcare to grow a program that provides mentors for families to help guide them [...]

By |2019-09-18T16:21:05-04:00August 30th, 2019|Kids Count Conversation|