Partner Advocates

Advocacy is collaborative. Staying connected with other advocates is a great way to stay informed and create a stronger impact.  Here are some of the partnerships we work with on behalf of children.


Kentucky Partnerships

Kentucky Youth Advocates (KYA) is a children’s advocacy organization that focuses on a range of children’s issues. KYA publishes the KIDS Count County Data Book and leads the Blueprint for Kentucky’s Children coalition and Capitol Advocacy Day in Frankfort.

Strong Start Kentucky is an effort by The Prichard Committee to build support for high-quality preschool and early care for all Kentucky children. The Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence is a nonpartisan volunteer organization serving as independent citizens’ voice for improved education for all Kentuckians.

Child Care Advocates of Kentucky is a group of licensed childcare center owners whose initiative lays in restoring cuts made to the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) in Kentucky. Together, members have raised awareness on the impacts of the cuts through local media and legislative outreach.

United Way of Kentucky is a team supporting local United Ways in building strong foundations of health, education, and safety in the community. The United Way of Kentucky helped to launch the Toyota bornlearning® Academy, which establishes 62 programs that provide parents with resources to help their children succeed.


Local Partnerships

United Way of Greater Cincinnati is a local United Way team forming partnerships with other organizations and community advocates in the area. Together, they help local communities reach goals to improve the area’s economy, health, and education.

4C for Children educates and supports the adults—parents, child care providers, preschool teachers, early learning program administrators—who care for young children and prepare them for success in school and life. 4C also advocates for public support for quality early education and care for all children.

Northern Kentucky Community Action’s Head Start Program provides disadvantaged children with a quality education funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Brighton Center of Northern Kentucky provides local families of low to moderate income with access to quality childcare. Brighton Center serves families with various childcare needs, including center-based or in-home programs following the state’s quality STAR rating program.

Children, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing high quality childcare and education in the community. Children, Inc. provides a broad range of services, including center-based and home visitation programs, professional training programs for staff and community caregivers, and research practices on breakthrough strategies for children and parents. 

Metro United Way is an agency serving the counties of Bullitt, Jefferson, Oldham, and Shelby in Kentucky. They connect community organizations and find opportunities to work collaboratively to improve local education and health.

4C for Children in Louisville, KY is a branch of the 4C for Children organization. They also support childcare health and education services by acting as a referral and advocate resource for those in the community.

Eastern Kentucky Child Care Coalition (EKCCC) is a non-profit development agency serving Southeastern Kentucky. EKCCC is dedicated to improving accessibility and quality of childcare programs in the community.

Audubon Area Community Services, Inc. is a community agency serving counties in Western Kentucky. Audubon’s Child Care Resource and Referral services supports families and childcare centers in finding and maintaining quality childcare programs in the area. They also provide Head Start programming and are one of twenty-five Head Start programs in the nation to be recognized as a Program of Excellence by the National Head Start Association.