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What We DO

Helping Families

Sometimes parents need help raising their kids. We provide a variety of counseling and mentoring services that help families remain stable and healthy.

Helping Children

Sometimes, for their own safety, children cannot live with their parents. We help children who have experienced abuse or neglect with emergency shelter and healing therapy. We find them stable families through our foster care and adoption programs.

Our Mission

To provide traditional and innovative programs that enhance the well-being of children and their families and provide opportunities for them to realize their full potential.

Our Services

Home Placement Services | 640 children; 4 programs; 66 employees
• general foster care
• foster care for emotionally impaired children
• counseling for women experiencing unplanned pregnancy
• help for adults searching for their biological parents

Community-Based Services | 741 children; 9 programs, 46 employees
• assistance for families with a disabled child
• treatment of delinquent behaviors in adolescents
• counseling for parents of young offenders
• parenting education for young parents
• in-school services for children and families

Mentoring Services | 1,100 children; 4 programs; 11 employees
Big Brother Big Sisters
• for children of incarcerated parents
• for children in schools
• for pregnant or parenting teens

Residential Services on the campus of St. John's Home
• intensive therapy for abused boys and girls, ages 6 to 12
• therapy for teens through residential treatment, ages 13 to 17
• emergency shelter care through KidsFirst for abused and neglected children