HANDS http://wkms.org en KY Program Helps Needy Parents, Children http://wkms.org/post/ky-program-helps-needy-parents-children <p></p><p>Recent studies show a Kentucky program that works with needy parents improves the health and development of their children. Health Access Nurturing Development Services, or HANDS, started as a pilot program in 1998 as a way to combat child abuse. Now the program is in all 120 Kentucky counties and has served more than 60,000 families since 2000. Thu, 27 Dec 2012 14:00:47 +0000 The Associated Press 26129 at http://wkms.org KY Program Helps Needy Parents, Children