Our HANDS Team
Call the Owen County Health Center at 502-484-5736 to speak with Patty about HANDS or reach out by email at: PattyC.Greene@ky.gov
Darla began working in HANDS in October 2018. She loves establishing a bond with each family and following their child’s growth and development during and after graduation from the program. Darla has a history of working with young children including working in the children’s wing of a public library where she earned her Librarian Certification. Darla also ran her own business that allowed her to work from home to support and raise her own children in a positive and enriching environment.
Call the Gallatin County Health Center at 859-567-2844 to speak with Darla about HANDS or reach out by email at: DarlaS.Boyers@ky.gov
Call the Owen County Health Center at 502-484-5736 to speak with Tana about HANDS or reach out by email at: TanaM.Culbertson@ky.gov
She enjoys learning about each family and how she can be of assistnace and loves watching families grow and bond together. She especially enjoys seeing what children learn in HANDS and watching them utilize their empathetic skills with other people.
Call the Pendleton County Health Center at 859-654-6985 to speak with April about HANDS or reach out by email at: April.DeFalco@ky.gov
Madison loves the ability to support families growing into their new role with a little more ease as one of the many benefits of the HANDS program.
Call the Owen County Health Center at 502-484-5736 to speak with Madison about HANDS or reach out by email at: MadisonD.Fitzgerald@ky.gov
Call the Carroll County Health Center at 502-732-6641 to speak with Cynthia about HANDS or reach out by email at: Cynthia.Hickey@ky.gov
Laura received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Thomas More in 1994. She started her career in hospital nursing knowing that she wanted to work in public health. She began working at the Grant County Health Center in the spring of 1995 where she helped to start the HANDS program in 2000. In 2014, Laura joined the Three Rivers District Health Department team in Pendleton County as an experienced HANDS Supervisor. Laura has lived in Pendleton County for most of her life and was thrilled to come and work in her hometown. She loves the HANDS program and all of the useful information the curriculum provides. She especially loves watching a family’s face light up when they see their little one learn something new. She strives to help all families realize, they are their child’s most important teacher.
Lyndsi has enjoyed bringing her experiences and knowledge from Head Start to the HANDS program. She enjoys the comradery amongst the HANDS team and looks forward to being a part of the positive things happening at Three Rivers District. Lyndsi states: “One thing that I love most about the HANDS program is how we help accentuate a family’s strengths and being a part of their growth. As a former HANDS mom, I know the amazing benefits we offer and the personal accomplishments we can bring to other families.”