Fostering and investing in hope to build better futures

We protect children, families and communities from violence, abuse and neglect and help them heal.

working-families-mother-daughter-863581Family & Children’s Place provides individual, family, group and school-based counseling to help trauma-impacted children and families, supervises parent-child visitations, helps at-risk families stay in their homes, assists new parents to better engage and bond with their newborns and works with students to improve grades and relationships.

Through onsite collaborations with the Crimes Against Children Unit of Louisville Metro Police, Child Protective Services, U of L School of Medicine and the Commonwealth’s Attorney office, staff at the best in class Kosair Charities Child Advocacy Center stops sexual abuse and helps children and families through the trauma.

Last year the agency helped nearly 5,000 children and family members regain hope.

If you witness or suspect child abuse, take action immediately. Call the Kentucky Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-752-6200 or the Indiana Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-800-5556.

In the news:

Attorney General Beshear, First Lady Bevin announce child sexual abuse and prevention training

Humana Foundation grants $35,000 to agency’s Kosair Charities Child Advocacy Center


Be a ‘friend,’ give monthly

One of the best things you can do for the kids we serve is to give monthly! Your monthly gifts provide a sustaining fund to ensure caring service throughout a child and family’s journey from hurting to healing. A monthly gift of $25 or more also qualifies you to become a “Friend of the Family,” which benefits our clients and has benefits for you. Learn more here.


2015 annual report

With 2015 behind us, we at Family & Children’s Place are proud of the achievements accomplished and the services provided to children and families enduring trauma from violence, abuse and neglect. We are excited, too, by the prospects of the coming year. Take a look at our annual report here.

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Give to help a child

Your gift gives lifesaving help to children hurt by violence and abuse. A $50 gift provides healing therapy to an abused child. A $100 gift provides play therapy supplies, critical tools in treating and caring for abused children, and $500 provides two emotional health screenings for children in crisis. Please give to help children and families hurt by violence and abuse.  Click here to help.