Implementing Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS) Program Meets HHS Criteria

Implementation last updated: 2015

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Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS)
Cabinet for Health and Family Services
275 East Main Street
Frankfort, KY 40621
(502) 564-3756

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Recommended further reading

The following references were sources for the implementation profile or were recommended by the program developer for further reading.

“902 KAR 4:120. Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS) program." Retrieved May 2011 from http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/902/004/120.htm.

"HANDS program." Retrieved May 2011 from http://chfs.ky.gov/dph/mch/ecd/hands.htm.

"Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS) Kentucky’s Home Visiting Program for first-time parents: Program evaluation findings 2008." Retrieved May 2011 from http://www.reachoflouisville.com/images/pdf_files/recent_reports/HANDS%20Evaluation%20(9-2-08).pdf.

“211.690 Health Access Nurturing Development Services for at-risk parents." Retrieved May 2011 from http://www.lrc.ky.gov/krs/211-00/690.PDF.

"Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS)." Retrieved May 2011 from http://chfs.ky.gov/NR/rdonlyres/D4C90C4B-C35A-44E2-9E38-4871F07427E6/0/Missionstatementpdf.pdf.

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