Resources For Youth

The following is a list of resources available and links to the web sites

Kentucky Resources for Independence

Helpful information about all the resources and services available to current and former youth.


Important: Current and former foster youth please visit the Kentucky Resources for Independent Success and Empowerment website for always up-to-date benefits and resources available to you.

Chafee Extended Services

The purpose of Chafee Extended Services is to assist youth who have aged out of foster care with achieving self-sufficiency and stability. Aftercare Services are intended to provide assistance with unmet needs and not intended for the purpose of reimbursing expenses already met.

Independent Living Specialists

Two Rivers

Sheila Bulter
Office: 270-746-7447
Cell: 270-392-8610

Allen, Barren, Bulter, Hart, Logan, Metcalfe, Monroe, Simpson, Warren

The Lakes

Amy Ramage
Office: 270-365-7275
Cell: 270-601-0050

Ballarad, Caldwell, Calloway, Carlisle, Christian, Crittenden, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Hopkins, Livingston, Lyon, Marshall, McCracken, Muhlenberg, Todd, Trigg

Salt River Trail

Pat Adams
Office: 859-873-8041
Cell: 859-533-2336

Anderson, Breckenridge, Bullitt, Franklin, Franklin, Grayson, Hardin, Henry, LaRue, Marion, Meade, Nelson, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer, Trimble, Washington, Woodford


Torrie Spiller
Office: 502-595-4504
Cell: 502-271-0263

Stacey McAlmont
Office: 502-595-4504
Cell: 502-338-5927

Northern Bluegrass

Michael Neidhardt
Office: 859-292-6340
Cell: 859-786-7496

Boone, Bourbon, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Harrison, Kenton, Nicholas, Owen, Pendleton, Scott


Tonya Bailey
Office: 606-783-8545
Cell: 606-207-9279

Bath, Boyd, Bracken, Carter, Elliott, Fleming, Greenup, Lawrence, Lewis, Mason, Menifee, Montgomery, Morgan, Robertson, Rowan

Southern Bluegrass

Nick Marks
Office: 859-971-4704
Cell: 859-576-8755



Jessica Benge-Reynolds
Office: 606-877-8437
Cell: 606-401-6606

Adair, Bell, Casey, Clay, Clinton, Cumberland, Green, Harlan, Jackson, Knox, Laurel, McCreary, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Russell, Taylor, Wayne, Whitley

Eastern Mountain

Phillip Thacker
Office: 606-433-7596
Cell: 606-483-5004

Breathitt, Floyd, Johnson, Knott, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Magoffin, Martin, Owsley, Perry, Pike, Wolfe