2016 by the numbers
Last year, nearly 3,100 families (more than 5,800 children and adults) benefited from professional counseling, support and treatment at Family & Children’s Place. Average family income for families helped was $14,049 (FY16)
Scope of service
- F&CP services are provided in two states: Kentucky and Indiana
- The service area comprises seven counties in Indiana and 17 counties in Kentucky (34 ZIP codes in Jefferson County alone)
- F&CP has two offices in Indiana, in New Albany and Jeffersonville, and two offices in Louisville, in Old Louisville and Shively.
- Led outreach for April, Child Abuse Prevention Month, with partners, including Kosair Charities and the Face It Movement
- Added Kentucky Medicaid as a payer source for therapy services
- Family Stabilization Program (FSP) provided 8,338 service hours.
- FSP workers served 292 households, comprising 338 people.
- Through FSP, 98 percent of families completed cost of living plans leading to self-sufficiency.
- In all, 100 percent of FSP families have a plan to sustain safe and secure housing.
- More than 50 percent of FSP-served families reduced their debt and more than 25 percent increased assets.
- Family & School Services (FSS) provided 1,537 service hours.
- Through FSS, 83 percent of children served improved their social skills.
- In all, 77 percent of FSS children improved in reading, math or science.
- Nearly 84 percent of students built competencies and life skills.
- FSS average age 12
Safe and secure families
- HANDS completed 11,156 home visits vs. 8,494 in 2015.
- HANDS served 770 families, comprising 1,636 individuals
- Through HANDS, 96 percent of assisted families did not experience abuse or neglect.
- Nearly 90 percent of babies were born with a healthy birth weight.
- In all, 96 percent of babies achieved developmental milestones.
- Through Child & Family Services, 87 percent of those receiving mental health services made progress toward goals.
- In all, 93 percent of CFS families improved functioning in mental health.
- The Kosair Charities Child Advocacy Center (KCCAC) earned National Children’s Alliance reaccreditation and was named among the nation’s seven best.
- The KCCAC completed 1,037 forensic interviews and 99 medical examinations.
- Among children helped by our Kosair Charities Child Advocacy Center, 94 percent felt safe, and 99 percent found the center pleasant and friendly.
- The PAL Coalition provided 11 mental health first aid trainings for 252 participants.
- Kentucky ranks 41st in general child welfare.
- In 2015, nine Kentucky children died from abuse or neglect and 41 suffered life-threatening injuries at the hands of adults — totally preventable events.
- Nationwide, one in six boys and one in four girls will be sexually abused by the age of 18.
- Experts report that every $1 spent on prevention and early intervention saves $4 in long-term costs.