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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Children & Youth, Children & Youth Services, Foster Care, Health, Nursing Facilities, Seniors

Mission: Home of the Innocents is our region''s open arms to kids in crisis. The agency''s mission statement, as approved by the Board of Directors, reads: "The Home of the Innocents, a community of dedicated people and those they serve, provides the skills and opportunities by which vulnerable children, youth and their families may improve their lives."

Programs: The Home serves up to 300 children a day and almost 2,200 children a year through its two service divisions. The Childkind Center provides 24-hour emergency response in a residential setting for children, through 17 years of age, who have experienced abuse, abandonment, or neglect and includes specialized programs for pregnant and parenting teens, foster care, aftercare and follow-up services and a variety of in-home therapeutic supports to families at-risk and/or with specialized needs, including autism. The Home's Kosair Charities Pediatric Convalescent Center cares for 46 children who are severely and profoundly disabled, who have medical needs requiring 24-hour skilled care, some dependent on ventilators and feeding tubes, and all are in wheelchairs with limited verbal communication abilities.

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Rating: 5

Home of the Innocents is an incredible place! The children served by the agency get the absolute highest quality care, and I know that my donation to them is used wisely. I hope you will consider supporting them as well.

Review from Guidestar