Snowy Owl Foundation grants $5,000 to Family & Children’s Place

Snowy Owl Foundation grants $5,000 to Family & Children’s Place

Gift will support healing services of the best in class Kosair Charities Child Advocacy Center LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Aug. 30, 2016) – Family & Children’s Place, the leading agency in Louisville helping children and families injured and impacted by violence, abuse and neglect, has received a $5,000 grant from The Snowy Owl Foundation Inc. The grant will support the work of the agency’s best in class Kosair Charities Child Advocacy Center (KCCAC). The Snowy Owl Foundation, founded in 2010, provides grants that “care for nature, creativity and human need with imagination by providing nourishment for good organizations.” The KCCAC – deemed […]

Cookout hosts, thanks our wonderful volunteers!

On Friday, Aug. 26, Family & Children’s Place hosted our Friends of the Family Cookout in the Family Service Center parking lot of our Fifth and Kentucky streets campus. We held the cookout to celebrate and thank the hundreds of hardworking volunteers who support the agency through a variety of ways – working with students in our Family & School Services program, collecting clothing and toys for our Brighter Holidays program, painting and cleaning and groundscaping, and a host of other helpful things. Micah Jorrisch, director of corporate and community partnerships, served as grillmaster, cooking up burgers, hot dogs and […]

Conversations with our therapists — part VII

Child abuse counseling is a specialized field of counseling that focuses on treating children who may have been injured or traumatized by a trusted loved one. The children that Amy Southerland, Liz Goldy and Karen Chapman, clinical social workers for Family & Children’s Place, see may be victims of abuse themselves, or they may have witnessed someone they care about being abused – a parent or sibling. Following is the final segment in a series of published conversations with Southerland, Goldy and Chapman about their work, the process, the challenges, the impact and the rewards. First in the series. Second […]

Conversations with our therapists — part VI

Child abuse counseling is a specialized field of counseling that focuses on treating children who may have been injured or traumatized by a trusted loved one. The children that Amy Southerland, Liz Goldy and Karen Chapman, clinical social workers for Family & Children’s Place, see may be victims of abuse themselves, or they may have witnessed someone they care about being abused – a parent or sibling. Following is the sixth in a series of published conversations with Southerland, Goldy and Chapman about their work, the process, the challenges, the impact and the rewards. First in the series. Second in the […]

Conversations with our therapists — part V

Child abuse counseling is a specialized field of counseling that focuses on treating children who may have been injured or traumatized by a trusted loved one. The children that Amy Southerland, Liz Goldy and Karen Chapman, clinical social workers for Family & Children’s Place, see may be victims of abuse themselves, or they may have witnessed someone they care about being abused – a parent or sibling. Following is the fifth in a series of published conversations with Southerland, Goldy and Chapman about their work, the process, the challenges, the impact and the rewards. First in the series. Second in […]

Conversations with our therapists — part IV

Child abuse counseling is a specialized field of counseling that focuses on treating children who may have been injured or traumatized by a trusted loved one. The children that Amy Southerland, Liz Goldy and Karen Chapman, clinical social workers for Family & Children’s Place, see may be victims of abuse themselves, or they may have witnessed someone they care about being abused – a parent or sibling. Following is the fourth in a series of published conversations with Southerland, Goldy and Chapman about their work, the process, the challenges, the impact and the rewards. First in the series. Second in […]

HANDS families share their love

At Family & Children’s Place, we care about what our clients think. We place a great emphasis on clients feeling like they are well served, that whichever program they access is helpful and delivering impact and proven outcomes. So, it’s especially satisfying when we hear from families about their experience, with staff, with the services and programs. Recently, we heard from some of our HANDS families, sharing their thoughts and feelings about their parent visitors, Family Support Workers and overall impressions.  HANDS is a voluntary home visitation program for new and expectant parents that begins during pregnancy or shortly after […]

Conversations with our therapists — part III

Child abuse counseling is a specialized field of counseling that focuses on treating children who may have been injured or traumatized by a trusted loved one. The children that Amy Southerland, Liz Goldy and Karen Chapman, clinical social workers for Family & Children’s Place, see may be victims of abuse themselves, or they may have witnessed someone they care about being abused – a parent or sibling. Following is the third in a series of published conversations with Southerland, Goldy and Chapman about their work, the process, the challenges, the impact and the rewards. First in the series. Second in […]

Conversations with our therapists — II

Child abuse counseling is a specialized field of counseling that focuses on treating children who may have been injured or traumatized by a trusted loved one. The children that Amy Southerland, Liz Goldy and Karen Chapman, clinical social workers for Family & Children’s Place, see may be victims of abuse themselves, or they may have witnessed someone they care about being abused – a parent or sibling. Following is the second in a series of published conversations with Southerland, Goldy and Chapman about their work, the process, the challenges, the impact and the rewards. First in the series. QUESTION: HOW […]

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