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Kentucky

1. State CHIP Program
KCHIP

Cabinet for Health and Family Services
Office of the Secretary
275 E. Main Street
Frankfort, KY 40621
(877) 524-4718; (800) 648-6056 (TTY)
(800) 662-5397 (Spanish)
E-mail

2. Early Intervention

Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities: Ages Birth through 2
Kirsten Hammock, Part C Coordinator
Early Childhood Development Branch
Department for Public Health
Division of Adult and Child Health Improvement
275 E. Main Street, HS 2WC
Frankfort, KY 40621
(502) 564-3756
Web & E-mail

Programs for Children with Disabilities: Ages 3 through 5
Dr. Kim Townley, Division Director
Division of Early Childhood Development
Department of Education
500 Mero Street, Capital Plaza Tower
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-8341; (866) 294-0135
Web & E-mail 

3. Education Support

State Department of Education: Special Education
R. Larry Taylor, Director
Division of Exceptional Children's Services
Kentucky Department of Education
Capitol Plaza Tower, 8th Floor
500 Mero Street
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-4970
Web & E-mail 

State Coordinator for NCLB (No Child Left Behind)
Pauline Carr, Director
Division of Federal Program and Instructional Equity
Kentucky Department of Education
Capital Plaza Tower, 8th Floor
500 Mero Street
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-3791
Web & E-mail

4. Vocational Rehabilitation

State Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Ralph Clark, Executive Director
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
Education Cabinet
Department of Workforce Investment
209 St. Clair
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-4440
Web & E-mail

Coordinator for Transition Services
Lisa Durham, Consultant
Division for Exceptional Children Services
Kentucky Department of Education
500 Mero Street, CPT 8th floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-4970
Web & E-mail

5. Developmental Disabilities

Councils on Developmental Disabilities
Pat Seybold, Executive Director
Kentucky Developmental Disabilities Council
Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services
100 Fair Oaks Lane, 4E-F
Frankfort, KY 40621-0001
(502) 564-7842
Web & E-mail

6. Mental Health Agency

State Mental Health Agency
John Burt, Commissioner
Department for Mental Health/Mental Retardation Services
Cabinet for Health and Family Services
100 Fair Oaks Lane, 4E-B
Frankfort, KY 40621-0001
(502) 564-4527
Web & E-mail

Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
Cabinet for Health and Family Services
Donna Hillman, Division Director
100 Fair Oaks Lane, 4E-D
Frankfort, KY 40621-0001
(502) 564-4456
Web & E-mail

Early Childhood Mental Health: Ages 0-5
Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
Beth J. Armstrong, M.S., MHMR Program Administrator
100 Fair Oaks Lane, 4E-D
Frankfort, KY 40621
(502) 564-4456
Web & E-mail

Opportunities for Family Leadership (OFL)
DMHMRS
Sue Smith, Program Coordinator
100 Fair Oaks Lane, 4E-B
Frankfort, KY 40621
(502) 564-4527
Web & E-mail

State Mental Health Representative for Children and Youth
Beth J. Armstrong, M.S., MHMR Program Administrator
Department for Mental Health/Mental Retardation Services
Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
Cabinet for Health and Family Services
100 Fair Oaks Lane, 4E-D
Frankfort, KY 40621
(502) 564-4456
Web & E-mail

7. Referral Centers

University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Harold L. Kleinert, Executive Director
Human Development Institute
Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
126 Mineral Industries Building
Lexington, KY 40506-0051
(859) 257-1714
Web & E-mail

8. Links

Protection and Advocacy Agency
Maureen Fitzgerald, Director
Protection and Advocacy Division
100 Fair Oaks Lane, Third Floor
Frankfort, KY 40601
(502) 564-2967; (800) 372-2988 (V/TTY in KY)
Web & E-mail
 
Programs for Children with Special Health Care Needs
Eric Friedlander, Executive Director
Commission for Children with Special Health Care Needs
982 Eastern Parkway
Louisville, KY 40217
(502) 595-4459, ext. 271; (800) 232-1160
Web & E-mail

NICHCY

Updated: August, 2007
A publication of the National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities

 
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