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Kentucky HANDS Program

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The HANDS program is a voluntary, intensive weekly home visitation for moms and dads, regardless of income. The goals of HANDS is to promote positive pregnancy outcomes, optimal child growth and development, encourage parents to provide safe, healthy homes and strengthen a family’s sense of self-sufficiency.

The program can begin from prenatally or until the child is three months old. The program can continue until the child reaches two years of age.

If you are interested in participating in the Johnson County Health Department HANDS program please call 606-789-2584 or 606-789-2590 and receive a resource packet and free gift. You may also contact HANDS Coordinator, Michelle Baker at michellel.baker@ky.gov.

Please visit the Johnson County Early Childhood Council Facebook Page for information on school readiness, early literacy skills, childchttp://chfs.ky.gov/dph/mch/ecd/hands.htmare options and local events for toddlers.

Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services HANDS Program Information