2018 in Review: Looking Back in Gratitude & Looking Toward A Bright Future

Kentucky Intensive Family Services had a significant year in 2018. Let's do a quick review of what we accomplished in 2018 and take a sneak peek at what we have planned for 2019!

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In 2018:

- KIFS added two full-time staff members to the Ft. Thomas office

- Leased a space in London, KY for foster parent training

- Added several new foster families

- Grew in the number of foster children served

- Added therapeutic horsemanship as therapy option

- Awarded $3,500 in grants

- Celebrated Christmas with 54 beautiful children!

In 2019:

- Add Independent Living Program for those 18-21 years old and in foster care

- Become Medicaid provider to offer post-adoption therapeutic services

- Add yoga and meditation as therapy options

- Add one or two more full-time staff persons

- New website

- Go paperless!

Kentucky Intensive Family Services was the recipient of two grants in 2018. Both grants were awarded to fund therapeutic horsemanship lessons.

The Speedway Children’s Charities of Kentucky awarded $2,500 towards therapeutic riding lessons. Executive Director Jessica Schneider and Case Manager Fay Blevins attended an awards dinner at Kentucky Speedway on December 6th.

The Evelyn W. Dunn Charitable Trust awarded KIFS $1,000 towards therapeutic riding lessons. KIFS is honored to receive these grants and looks forward to the good work that can be accomplished in the new year!

Nicolette Meade