Welcome to Family & Children’s Place

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

working-families-mother-daughter-863581At Family & Children’s Place, we provide individual, family, group and school-based counseling to help trauma-impacted children and families, supervise parent-child visitations, help at-risk families stay in their homes, assist new parents to better engage and bond with their newborns and work with students to improve their 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 our best in class Kosair Charities Child Advocacy Center stops and helps children and families through the trauma of sexual abuse.

Last year we 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

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Family & Children’s Place President and CEO Pam Darnall is featured in a segment of Leadership Landscape TV with Kirt Jacobs.

In the segment, which airs on the web, along with Louisville Metro TV, KETKY, ion21, WLKY-TV and retrotv, Pam discusses the work of the agency with children and families hurt by abuse.


A Family & Children’s Place therapist’s take on the ‘work we do’

Gheens Foundation grants $50,000 to Family & Children’s Place

Kentucky Bar Foundation awards $10,000 to Family & Children’s Place

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Soccer helps kids heal

If you’re planning on going to a Louisville City FC soccer match, make sure to use our promotional code, FCP2015, which will donate between $2 and $4 from every ticket sale to Family & Children’s Place. It’s a no brainer and a hand up to children and families hurt by abuse! Learn more here.


A night with the Bats

Join us July 8 at Louisville Slugger Field when the Louisville Bats take on the Indianapolis Indians during Family & Children’s Place Night. Tickets are just $10 and available from the agency’s Development office by calling 502-893-3900, ext. 245. Proceeds benefit our work with Kentucky kids and families hurt by abuse. A will-call style table will be outside Louisville Slugger Field the night of the game for your convenience. With your support, we know this event will be a homerun! Details.

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Give to help a child

Your gift gives lifesaving and changing 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.