Social Services


The Cabinet for Health and Family Services' social services are primarily delivered by the Department for Community Based Services, with heavy collaboration from many areas of the cabinet. The cabinet provides services for Kentuckians of all ages and backgrounds including public assistance programs and facilitating programs that support underserved or vulnerable populations.


Programs for Aging Kentuckians

Caregiver Support

Hart-Supported Living Program

Home and Community-Based Waiver

Office of Dementia Services

Office of Veterans Services

Kentucky Transitions

Family Care Home Directory

Long-Term Care Directory

Personal Care Attendant Program

Senior Meals


Programs that Help Children

Employee Child Care Assistance Program

Find Child Care

Home and Community-Based Waiver

Independent Living Programs for Children, Youth (ages 12 and older)


Essential Programs

Education about food assistance

Energy assistance

Financial and medical assistance

Additional Information

Contact Information