Hope Begins Here

KYFS continued doing what it does best in 2011, providing innovative programs and services that see children, youth and their families thrive and grow towards a better future.

Throughout the past year, KYFS took steps to further implement cutting-edge best practices and evidence-based approaches to its work. The KYFS Counseling and Substance Abuse Treatment Programs merged into one seamless Counseling Program. Mental Health Therapists and Chemical Dependency Professionals now work as one team of professionals on a continuum of services for youth experiencing emotional and behavioral disturbances, to “dually disordered” emotional/behavioral and chemical abusing youth, to youth only exhibiting struggles with drugs and alcohol at their young age. It’s a singular approach to treatment that is being closely observed for its successful integration by a number of funders and regulatory agencies...

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