Funding For Fayette Child Abuse Prevention Project

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Child Abuse Prevention Project

Kentucky state announces funding for Fayette child abuse prevention projects. Community programs focus on early intervention, collaboration through Partners in Prevention.

The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) has announced funding for three Fayette County programs focused on reducing child abuse and neglect.

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The programs will be funded through the Department for Community Based Services' (DCBS) Partners in Prevention program. The initiative is CHFS' strategy to streamline and more effectively coordinate its early intervention and prevention programs in an effort to address the issues related to addiction, poverty and child safety that can increase the risk of abuse and neglect.

"These projects will support community-based efforts to prevent child abuse and neglect," DCBS Commissioner Mark A. Washington said. "By coordinating our resources with the strengths of the community service providers, we will increase our services to families and give their children a safer home environment."

The programs include:

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