HANDS & Early Childhood Development
HANDS is early childhood program providing families with information about a variety of topics, including:
All families receive information and learn about resources. Many families may receive additional support through home visits, if they wish. Families engage in fun activities to support their child's development as parents are their first teacher!
Who Can Participate and When?
Any parent/caregiver expecting a new baby or those enrolling before their child is 90 days old. Services are always voluntary and free. Clark Co. HANDS serves families from Clark and Powell Co. We can refer families outside of our service area to the provider in their community.
How has HANDS improved Kentucky’s families’ lives?
Studies have shown that families who participate in HANDS experience:
Families also report improvements in: