||From the CHFS News Room
- New Website Gives Food Benefits Customers Better Service; Clients, applicants can have quick online access to information
Friday, May 24, 2013
The Kentucky Department for Community Based Services (DCBS) has launched a new customer service website to better assist families receiving food benefits through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). DCBS, part of the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), launched the federally funded website earlier this spring to give customers faster and more efficient service.
- State Honors Foster Parents for Exemplary Service; Thirteen families recognized for transitional care of children
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Thirteen Kentucky families from across the state were honored today for their service as foster parents to some of the state’s most vulnerable children.
The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), the state agency that oversees the public foster care system, presented the awards at a Frankfort reception.
Nine families from each of the Department for Community Based Services (DCBS) regions received an Excellence in Service Award for outstanding support of Kentucky’s families and children, and four families received a Longevity Award for 25 or more years of service.
- Ashland-Boyd County Selected as a HeartSafe Community
Thursday, May 09, 2013
The Cabinet for Health and Family Services and the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) announced today that Ashland-Boyd County is the next Kentucky county to earn the designation HeartSafe Community, an honor set aside for communities that have met criteria to better respond to cardiac arrests. The northeastern Kentucky county joins Warren, Shelby and Jefferson counties on the growing list of communities working to be healthier and safer places to live.