Nonprofit Spotlight | Family & Children’s Place

Family & Children’s Place
1 Quartermaster Ct.
Jeffersonville, IN 47130
Business Phone: 502-893-3900

Contact Person: Kristen Millwood, Director of Development
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Agency Mission Statement or Description:
Our mission: We protect and heal children and families.  Our vision is happy, healthy children and families…freed from abuse.  Family & Children’s Place guides families through life’s challenges school-based, mental health counseling, and child advocacy services. We provide resources that build skills for children, families, and communities to use now and for generations to come.  

Year established: 1883.  We are 140 years old this September!

Counties/regions serviced: Clark, Floyd, Scott, Harrison, Washington, Jackson

Focus areas:  

  • Child Advocacy Centers: Comprehensive, child-friendly, treatment and evaluation centers for abused children providing families with compassionate, coordinated intervention and investigation of child abuse.
  • Counseling Services: individual, family, group, and school-based services using evidence-based, proven interventions for children and families who have experienced trauma.
  • School-Based Services (SBS): family-centered out-of-school-time programs designed to improve academic success and strengthen families, build character and social competency, and bolster relationships between the student, family, and school.

Impact on community:
We are the region’s leading organization serving children and families impacted by abuse, neglect, and community violence. We provide services in a 17-county region encompassing Southern Indiana and Louisville, KY. When the unthinkable occurs, Family and Children’s Place provides a refuge that allows children to heal in a supportive environment and our team is with families every step of the way.  We also promote initiatives to bring child abuse prevention to the broader cultural conversation to create healthier communities. Our School-based services promote regular engagement and participation, improved social and life skills and improved academic performance. 

Volunteer Opportunities: Family & Children’s Place offers several different types of volunteer opportunities for those looking to help us better our community.  This includes administrative volunteers, event volunteers and program volunteers.

How 1si members can help your organization: Report abuse if you suspect it.  In Indiana call 1-800-800-5556.  Refer people who may need our services: 502-893-3900. Advocate by sharing our social media – we’re at /famchildplace on Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram and Twitter.  Work for us!  We have several positions open.  And last but not least, give, if you can:


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