Kentucky Partnership for Families
and Children, Inc.
Kentucky Family Peer Excellence Award

On May 6th 2021, Gayla Lockhart was awarded with the KYSTARS for Mental Health "Family Peer Support Peer Excellence Award." Ms. Lockhart is a coordinator at KPFC's Two Rivers Region Peer Support Center in western Kentucky. She is a co-founder of KPFC and has been a champion for families and youth across our state for over twenty years. Ms. Lockhart says "I am so humbled to receive this distinguished award as Family Peer Support Specialist of the year! I dedicate this award to the pioneers and current leaders of KPFC statewide family network!"
KPFC would like to congratulate all of the KYSTARS for Mental Health Peer Award of Excellence recipients! Thank you for going above and beyond for your customers!
KPFC is Hosting Smart Recovery Meetings
Smart Recovery

Smart Recovery
Family & Friends

Open to anyone; all are welcome!

Open to family members, friends, and loved ones of a person experiencing addiction; we look forward to seeing you!
Please share this opportunity!
We are not alone, we are in this together!
TAYLRD- Communication Specialist: For more info contact Jesse Dillow at
KPFC- Peer Support Center Coordinators for Eastern Mountain, Salt River Trail, North Eastern, & The Lakes DCBS Regions: For more info contact Barbara Greene at
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