Welcome to Our Parent & Family Resources

In this section, parents and families will find helpful information and links to community early childhood services and organizations. 

Anthem Medicaid


Anthem Medicaid provides you with these health benefits:

  • A primary care doctor you choose
  • Checkups and screenings
  • Behavioral health Services
  • Pharmacy Services 
  • And more...



Use the Benefind website to search for childcare in your community and apply for Child Care Assistance.

Bluegrass Head Start


Head Start is a child development program serving three and four year old children from low-income households.

  • Certified Staff - CDA, AA or BA in Elementary Education or Early Childhood Education
  • No tuition fees, No school supplies, no field trip or meal costs.

Capital Day School


 Capital Day School’s Preschool Program is a licensed Type I Child Care Center offering preschool classes and extended day services for three- and four-year-old children.  

Child Care Aware


At the Child Care Aware site, you will find information about:

  • Types of childcare
  • Tips for choosing high quality childcare
  • State childcare regulations
  • Information about Child Care Assistance 

First Steps


 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.  

Frankfort Independent Schools


 The purpose of the Frankfort Independent Schools (FIS) Preschool program is to provide all children in our program with developmentally appropriate, child-centered learning experiences designed to educate the whole child, preparing each child for kindergarten.

Franklin County Health Department


The Health Department offers same day services to meet family health needs. 

 Clinic Services
100 Glenns Creek Road
Phone (502) 564-7647

Fax (502) 564-9640 

Monday – Tuesday     8:00am – 4:30pm

Wednesday                 8:00am – 6:30pm

Thursday – Friday       8:00am – 11:00am

Franklin County Schools


Franklin County Schools is committed to preparing preschool children and families for kindergarten through providing high quality early childhood experiences and supports for parents and families. 

Good Shepherd School


 GSCS offers preschool classes for children ages 3 and 4 and our program has earned 5 STARS in the KY All STARS rating program-- the highest ranking possible! 

The goal of our program is to provide a wonderful beginning to a child’s education.

HANDS Home Visiting Program


 The Kentucky Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS) program is a voluntary home visitation program for any new or expectant parents. HANDS supports families as they build healthy, safe environments for the optimal growth and development of children. 

Kentucky ALL-Stars Rating System


 Kentucky All STARS is Kentucky’s expanded five-star quality rating and improvement system serving all early care and education programs – including childcare centers, Head Start and public preschool – that receive public funding. The unified system is based on Kentucky’s Early Childhood Standards and research-based indicators of quality. 

Kentucky Department of Education


 The KDE Early Childhood Resources page includes resources for families and educators of children ages birth to five. 

Kentucky Governor's Office of Early Childhood


 As a child’s first and most important teacher, you play a major role in giving your child the greatest opportunity to succeed. The KY GOEC is committed to providing families with the information and tools they need to help their child be their best. Use the links below to find resources that will be helpful in learning more about your child's development. 

Passport Health Plan


 Passport Health Plan (Passport) is a local nonprofit community-based health plan administering Kentucky Medicaid benefits. 

Paul Sawyier Public Library


Paul Sawyier Public Library provides resources, supports, programs, materials, and services for children and families.

The Frankfort Christian Academy


 TFCA Preschool is for 3 and 4 year olds.  (Should be 3/4 by August 1st)
We focus on hands-on activities, music, centers, and biblical truth as we guide students in kindergarten readiness. 

United Way


The United Way of Franklin County sponsors community services including the Born Learning Academy program, a school-based, six workshop that provides parents with the tools to help their children succeed in kindergarten and beyond. 



 VIPS provides early intervention services to Kentucky and Indiana's youngest children with blindness and low vision. 

Zero to Three


The Zero to Three website offers resources specifically for parents of children between the ages of birth to three.