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The mission of CHFS is to deliver quality services that enhance the health, safety, and wellbeing of all people in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.


To become a recognized national leader in state-level health and human services through continuous quality improvement and accountability by:

  • Improving delivery of health and family services through quality customer service,
  • Promoting individual self-sufficiency and community sustainability for the betterment of the vulnerable population,
  • Fostering higher health awareness through education that engages all individuals and communities,
  • Enhancing use of technology to increase service efficiency and effectiveness,
  • Educating, empowering, and deploying a highly skilled workforce.
  • Social Services Offices Implementing New Office Procedures
    Friday, April 18, 2014
    FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 18, 2014) – The Kentucky Department for Community Based Services (DCBS) is implementing new office procedures for walk-in customer benefit interviews at its family support offices. The new office procedures have been tested in 28 counties with great success. The change starts Monday, April 21, 2014 at all county DCBS offices.
  • Oldham County Is Healthiest in Kentucky
    Friday, March 28, 2014
  • Focus on Public Health
    Friday, March 28, 2014
    The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) is working to promote National Public Health Week, an annual observance that focuses on critical public health issues to raise awareness and help people live longer, healthier lives. This year’s theme, “Public Health: Start Here,” positions public health professionals as the community’s guide through the public health system to help them achieve and maintain better health by effectively navigating the available choices.


Last Updated 2/11/2013
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