St. Joseph Children's Home

Contact Information

2823 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206
United States

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DayHours
Monday 8:30 AM-5 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM-5 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM-5 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM-5 PM
Friday 8:30 AM-5 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
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The children we care for at St. Joe’s have endured trauma, but our team of experts are giving them the emotional support they need, so that we can find the perfect family for them.

There is a crisis of child maltreatment in Kentucky as the state is currently ranked sixth in the nation for child abuse and neglect. As a result, many children in Kentucky are being placed into foster care. Oftentimes, their biological parents cannot care for them because of financial hardship, loss of employment, mental health, or substance abuse. If the circumstances improve, the child may reunite with their parents, but if the child is unable to return home, adoption is the next step.


Services and information

  • Traditional Foster Care
  • Emergency Foster Care
  • Respite Foster Care
  • Adoption
  • Other

Requirements to become a foster parent

You'll still have support and guidance when you receive a foster placement. Kentucky has continued training and can connect new foster parents with experienced families through the Foster Parent Mentor Program.

Having access to an experienced foster family is invaluable. You'll be able to connect with other adults who have advice and can provide coaching to make your parenting journey easier.

Your local child-placing agency is one of your best sources of information and foster parenting services.

Nonprofit child welfare organizations approved by the state recruit resource parents, provide resources, and offer training and general support. When you attend the informational orientation and parent training, you'll receive books and resources that tell you more about the many available foster parent support groups.


Ratings and Reviews

Average user rating

4.2 / 5
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Ansel Crenshaw
Sep 16, 2023

Car shop

Rating: 4

Richard
Sep 10, 2023

Was there for the VW car show. Always great

Rating: 5

TW
Sep 09, 2023

Guess I drove by it. No opinion.

Rating: 1

Kelly Dean
Aug 31, 2023

The annual picnic fundraiser was quite crowded and parking was frustrating. Even the back field poses challenges in walking once you earn a parking spot!

Rating: 4

David Hays
Aug 30, 2023

I went to the annual picnic. Thank you members of law enforcement for directing traffic and keeping picnic goers safe!!! Thank everyone involved for a successful picnic!!!

Rating: 5