Department for Aging and Independent Living

Oversees administration of statewide programs and services on behalf of Kentucky elders and individuals with disabilities.

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Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities

Provides leadership to prevent disability, build resilience in individuals and their communities and facilitate recovery for people affected by mental illness, substance abuse or intellectual or developmental disability.

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Department for Community-Based Services

Administered through nine service regions and offices serving all 120 Kentucky counties. In addition, the agency uses a network of contract officials to deliver services, such as child care. Service is enhanced through a close relationship and coordination with community partners.

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Department for Income Support

Provides child support enforcement and disability income determination.

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Department for Medicaid Services

Provides health care for eligible, low-income people. Program beneficiaries include children, families, pregnant women, the aged and the disabled.

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Department for Public Health

Develops and operates state public health programs and activities for the citizens of Kentucky. The mission of the agency is to improve the health and safety of people in Kentucky through prevention, promotion and protection.

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Office for Children with Special Health Care Needs

Provides direct medical care from pediatric specialty providers, newborn hearing screening and follow-up, early intervention service coordination (KIPDA Region only), care coordination services, and support for families of children and youth with special health care needs.

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