1205 Alexandria Pike, Fort Thomas, Kentucky 41075
(859) 441-5888

Parent Resources

Parent Resources:

At Kids & Cribs, we understand the challenges many of our families face throughout the various stages of the life cycle. To support and encourage our families to meet and overcome these life challenges, we have provided a list of available community resources. We encourage our families to reach out to these agencies directly to seek assistance in the areas of addiction, domestic violence, finances, shelter, food, employment, mental health, nutrition, and developmental disabilities.


Transitions, Inc. believes that addiction is a disease, and treats Substance Use Disorders from the disease model. Treatment is individualized to best meet the needs of the consumer. Treatment is provided through trauma-informed, person-centered and recovery-focused services.

The Grateful Life Center 
305 Pleasure Ilse Dr.
Erlanger, KY 41017

1650 Russel Street 
Covington, KY 41011

Developmental Disabilities

First Steps is a statewide early intervention system that provides services to children with developmental disabilities, or a particular medical condition that is known to cause a developmental delay, from birth to age 3 and their families. First Steps offers comprehensive services through a network of early intervention providers and service disciplines and is administered by the Department for Public Health in the Cabinet for Health and Family Services. Eligibility for services is determined through a process of child and family assessment.

Northern Kentucky District Point of Entry
401 East 20th Street, 2nd Floor 
Covington, KY 41014
Phone: (859) 655-1195 or (888) 300-8866  

Domestic Violence

The Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence (KCADV) provides a strong, statewide voice on behalf of survivors and their children. KCADV administers $9.5 million in state and federal funds to its 15 member programs, runs a Certification Program for all domestic violence program staff including 30 hours of classroom instruction, and operates an Economic Empowerment Program serving survivors across the state. KCADV also advocates on domestic violence-related issues at the state and federal levels, coordinates an annual conference with the Kentucky Association of Sexual Assault programs, and provides resources, training, and technical assistance to its member programs.

111 Darbyshire Drive
Frankfort, KY 40601

The Kentucky Career Center can assist you in finding job openings, screen and test you for jobs that match your skills, fund eligible on-the-job training and customized training need, arrange space for job interviews, and in some areas, schedule interviews. If you are a veteran of the U.S. armed forces, including the Reserves and National Guard, there are services specific to you. See Veterans Express. The Kentucky Career Center offers a wide array of resources for people who are blind or have other disabilities. See their Disability Services page for more information.

1324 Madison Ave
Covington, KY 41011

Family Services
Brighton Center wraps a community of support around individuals and families by tackling the issues that prevent people from becoming self-sufficient, removing the barriers they face, and creating hope so that goals can be achieved and dreams realized. From our modest beginnings in 1966, we have grown to provide a wide range of programs and services which include meeting basic needs, adult and early childhood education, workforce development, substance abuse recovery for women, affordable housing, financial education and counseling, youth services, and neighborhood based programs.

Brighton Center
741 Central Avenue
Newport, KY 41071
Phone: (859) 491-8303

Financial Assistance
Kentucky offers many types of financial aid and assistance for those in need. FinancialHelpResources.com is constantly updated with resources for you to save and get money. As always, our service is completely free. All of our listings are governmental and nonprofit. There is no fee for any of these services provided.

The best way to contact FinancialHelpResources.com is through their gmail address. The email address is: 

Food Assistance

The Freestore Foodbank is committed to serving our hungry neighbors to the best of our ability.

112 E Liberty St
 Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 241-1064

Our vision is to be a leader in guiding clients from housing uncertainty to housing stability. We accomplish this through the services we provide, such as housing, service coordination, and income & benefits.
Our mission is to provide a continuum of services that will end homelessness and promote stability for each person we serve. 

Welcome House
205 West Pike Street
Covington, KY 41011
(859) 431-8717

To resolve the most important problems of low income and other vulnerable people by providing high quality legal assistance through direct representation, education, advice, advocacy and coordination with other community resources.
We can help you apply for several government assistance programs, including SNAP (formerly known as food stamps), Medicaid and cash assistance.

Our Benefit Call Center team, supporting Ohio and Kentucky residents, is available from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday by calling (513) 381-SNAP (7627). Calls are confidential.

Need help with food or other services? Our Customer Connection Center offers a variety of programs and services including food, health and hygiene products, clothing, financial and housing assistance and more. Additionally, we work with a network of 350 community partners spread across 20 counties in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. Click here to find a food pantry, shelter or community center near you.

Northern Kentucky Legal Aid Society 
302 Greenup Street 
Covington, KY 41011 
859-431-3009 fax

Mental Health/Substance Abuse/Developmental Disabilities
North Key Community Care 

Since 1966 we have provided mental health, substance use and developmental disabilities services where they are needed most –right in our community. NorthKey staff delivers services based in research and integrated into the 8-county Northern Kentucky region. NorthKey employs treatment and service delivery staff with a variety of professional degrees and educational backgrounds. Combined with our multiple and convenient locations throughout the region, this allows us to offer a wide array of mental health, substance use and developmental disabilities services unparalleled in the region. Our staff maintains a working knowledge of current clinical research, and provides care and services in an effective and efficient manner. NorthKey seeks to provide the right service, at the right time and in the right place. Our mission statement is “transforming lives and communities through excellence in mental health, substance use and developmental disability services“.

North Key Community Care
859-331-3292 (main number)
877-331-3292 (toll-free)
859-331-1792 (for TTY)
877-889-1792 (for toll-free TTY)

Social Service Agencies
We're here to help – 24 hours a day, seven days a week – wherever life takes you. Dial 2-1-1 to speak to a trained professional who can connect you to essential community services. There's 411 for information and 911 for emergencies, but you can call 211 when you need help and don't know where to turn. Serving Hamilton, Clermont, Brown and Butler Counties in Ohio; Boone, Kenton, Campbell and Grant in Kentucky; and Dearborn, Ohio, Ripley, Jefferson and Switzerland Counties in Indiana.

2400 Reading Road
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Call: 2-1-1 or 513-721-7900
TTY: 513-762-7250


Women’s Counseling Services

To lead our community in the social change needed to end domestic violence, rape, and sexual abuse. The Women’s Crisis Center provides the following services:
• To provide immediate access to effective crisis intervention, support and personal attention to victims and survivors.
• To sustain a safe and nurturing environment for adults and children traumatized by domestic violence, rape or sexual abuse.
• To empower victims of rape, domestic violence or sexual abuse to gain self-esteem and self-sufficiency and to move beyond victimhood to become strong survivors.
• To advocate for the safety, civil rights and health for our clients in political, judicial, law enforcement and other public welfare arenas.
• To advance a society, through prevention education and public awareness programs, in which rape, sexual abuse and domestic violence are no longer tolerated.

Covington [Northern Kentucky Outreach Services Center]
835 Madison Avenue, Covington, 41011
Hebron [Administrative Office]
3580 Hargrave Drive, Hebron 41048
24-hour hotline (in Northern Kentucky): (859) 491-3335 OR (800) 928-3335



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