Resources, Pages & Links

Building Stronger Families (BSF)

Building Stronger Families (BSF) is a home visitation program for families with children. The program is voluntary and the services are free. Building Stronger Families believes all parents want to be the best parent they can be.
The program educates parents on positive parenting skills through the Active Parenting curriculum. Home visitors assist families in setting goals and achieving them. In addition, home visitors link families to available community services.

Buses Owensboro Transit Systems (OTS) Office / GRITS

Address: 430 Allen Street
Phone: 270-687-8570



A voice for abused and neglected children



Department of Community Based Services

Address:3649 Wathen’s Crossing, Owensboro KY 42301
Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM -4:30 PM

Family Support Phone Hours: 7:00 AM - 2:00 PM (CST) 855-306-8959 OR at

Protection and Permanency: 270-687-7491

Hotline via Centralized Intake for Two Rivers Region 8:00 AM - 3:30 (CST) 270-651-0287

Child Protection Hot Line:1-877-KYSAFE1 OR 1-877-597-2331 (Toll Free)

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First Steps (Kentucky’s Early Intervention Services)

The First Steps Program provides services to children ages birth to 3 years old with developmental delays or an established risk diagnosis who are in need of early intervention within the Green River District Area.

Foust Health Center

Address: 601 Foust Avenue
Phone: 270-683-2193



The Green River Area Development District (GRADD) is a regional planning agency serving the communities of Daviess, Hancock, Henderson, McLean, Ohio, Union and Webster counties. GRADD offers assistance in the fields of aging, health and social services; community and economic development; transportation planning; and workforce development.


Health Access Nurturing Development Services (H.A.N.D.S.) is a voluntary program for all parents residing in Kentucky. Services can begin during pregnancy or anytime before a child is 3 months old. H.A.N.D.S. is an educational service that promotes healthy pregnancies, births, healthy child growth and development, healthy and safe homes, and self-sufficient families.
The H.A.N.D.S. program is free to all moms and/or dads, regardless of their age or income. The staff of H.A.N.D.S. believe that a child’s parents are the most important people in that child’s life. A parent is the first and most important teacher a child will ever have.
H.A.N.D.S. offers information and support to parents as they build a healthy, safe and stimulating environment in which their baby can grow and develop.

Mentor Kids KY

MentorKids KY exits to love children from single parent/non-traditional households living in Daviess County. We are able to do this by providing the child with an adult Christian Mentor to help them persevere through the trials of life by building their character and offering them hope for their future.

Your regional hospital. Owensboro Health exists to heal the sick and improve the health of the communities we serve

Your regional hospital. Owensboro Health exists to heal the sick and improve the health of the communities we serve

Excellence, Innovation, Tradition

Excellence, Innovation, Tradition

Sunrise Children's Services

Sunrise Children's Services provides care and hope for Kentucky's hurting families and children through Christ-centered ministries. Sunrise is a home for children who have been abused and neglected — children whose lives have been scarred by unspeakable physical, sexual, and emotional abuse — and who have been removed from their homes. Services provided include foster care, home studies, therapeutic residential homes, family services, independent living, and other youth support. For more information, visit or email Sunrise can be reached on Facebook at and on Twitter at

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