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Child and Youth Services

These agencies offer a range of educational, residential, counseling and family support services and have a relationship with a United Methodist annual conference or general agency.

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UM Residential Alternatives
P.O. Box 1035
Oneonta, AL 35121
Phone: (205) 871-0679
Connectional Unit: Alabama West Florida Conference

UM Children’s Home
3140 Zelda Court
Montgomery, AL 36106
Toll-free: (800) 239-3575
Phone: (334) 386-5354
Residential Group Homes, Transitional Living Programs, Babies First, Foster Care, Family Preservation and Support, The Samaritan Well, Financial Assistance
Connectional Unit: Alabama West Florida & North Alabama Conferences


Alaska Children’s Services
4600 Abbott Rd
Anchorage, AK 99507-4314
Phone: (907) 346-2101
Fax: (907) 346-9230
Comprehensive residential and community based treatment services for children and adolescents; 60 psychiatric residential treatment beds; 40 children in therapeutic foster care, and up to 100 children in home-based wrap-around support services; serve boys and girls ages 3-18
Connectional Unit: Alaska Missionary Conference


TMM Family Services
3127 E Adams Street
Tucson, AZ 85716-3611
Phone: (520) 322-9557
Fax: (520) 322-5864
Connectional Unit: Desert Southwest Conference


Methodist Family Health
1600 Aldersgate Road
PO Box 56050
Little Rock, AR 72215- 6050
Phone: (501) 661-0720
Fax: (501) 664-3702
Capacity: 58 youth in eight community based teaching-family group homes; psychiatric residential treatment centers; family preservation in-home counseling; foster care; parenting workshops.Connectional Unit: Arkansas Conference


David & Margaret Home
1350 Third Street
La Verne, CA 91750
Phone: (909) 596-5921
Fax: (909) 596-7583
Programs include: residential services for girls age 12-18; fully accredited non-public school; foster family agency serving infants to age 18; mental health services; independent living and vocational skills training; probation services; family preservation support; school-based counseling and mentoring; treatment for learning disabilities, and other community-based education for youth and families.
Connectional Unit: California-Nevada Conference

Fred Finch Youth Center
3800 Coolidge Ave
Oakland, CA 94602-3399
Phone: (510) 482-2244
Fax: (510) 488-1960
Capacity:50; residential treatment.
Connectional Unit: California-Nevada Conference


Warren Village
1323 Gilpin Street
Denver, CO 80218
Phone: (303) 321-2345
Fax: (303) 399-3722
Warren Village, Inc. is a comprehensive self-sufficiency program for low-income single parents and their children. It provides housing, family services, and case management to 150 families each year. Nationally Accredited Licensed Early Childhood Education Learning Center for 135 children between the ages of 6 months to 12 years.
Connectional Unit: Rocky Mountain Conference


The Florida UM Children's Home
51 Main Street
Enterprise, FL 32725
Phone: (386) 668-4774
Fax: (386) 668-4486
Capacity: 90 on-campus; 15 off-campus; group homes; independent living; wilderness therapy; foster care-therapeutic homes; own home services; residential care/treatment; foster care; adoption; family therapy; day care.
Connectional Unit: Florida Conference


Aldersgate Homes
4105 Briarcliff Rd
Atlanta, GA 30345
Phone: (404) 327-9491
Fax: (404) 327-9097
Connectional Unit: North Georgia Conference

Murphy-Harpst Children’s Centers
Street Address:
740 Fletcher St
Cedartown, GA 30125-3249
Mailing Address:
PO Box 247
Cedartown, GA 30125-0247
Phone: (770) 748-1500
Fax: (770) 749-1094
Capacity: 68; residential treatment; foster care; independent living.
Connectional Unit: GBGM Community & Institutional Ministries Unit

The UM Children’s Home
500 S. Columbia Dr
Decatur, GA 30030-4197
Phone: (404) 327-5820
Fax: (404) 327-5835
Capacity: 70; residential care; foster care; counseling; own home services.
Connectional Unit: North Georgia Conference

The Methodist Home for Children & Youth
PO Box 2525
304 Pierce Ave
Macon, GA 31203-2525
Phone: (478) 751-2800
Fax: (478) 738-0201
Residential care; assessment services; therapeutic foster care; preparation for independent living; education services.
Connectional Unit: South Georgia Conference

Open Door Community House
2405 Second Ave.
PO Box 1096
Columbus, GA 31902-1096
Phone: (706) 323-5518
Fax: (706) 327-7753
Open Door is a National Mission Institution of the General Board of Global Ministries
Connectional Unit: South Georgia Conference

Wesley Glen Ministries
4580 North Mumford Road
Macon, GA 31210
Phone: (478) 471-3711
Fax: (478) 471-0655
Wesley Glen Ministries is a private, CARF accredited, non-profit agency and ministry established to serve mentally disabled adult persons through community housing programs and increasing the public's awareness to the strengths and barriers related to people with mental disabilities. Wesley Glen's central program office is in Macon, GA with satellite programs in St. Mary’s, Jessup, and Lyons.
Connectional Unit: South Georgia Conference

Vashti Center for Children and Families
1815 East Clay Street
Thomasville, GA 31792
Phone: (229) 226-4634
Fax: (229) 225-1093
Services include: emergency shelter for boys and girls ages 6-17; intermediate residential treatment for boys; Second Chance Home for teen mothers and their infant and toddler children; Bishop Hall Charter School for at risk children grades 9-12
Connectional Units: South Georgia Conference and GBGM Community & Institutional Ministries Unit


8765 W Higgins Road, Suite 450
Chicago. IL 60631
Phone: (773) 693-0300
Fax: (773) 693-0322
ChildServ offers foster care and adoptions; group homes; child care (home-based and center-based); early childhood education; parenting support (home visitor), tutoring; youth development; extended family support; grandfamily support; immigration support; educational advocacy; mom's drop-in; individual and family counseling; domestic violence support; information and referral and Ways to Work (a car loan program).
Connectional Unit: Northern Illinois Conference

Methodist Youth Services
954 W. Washington Blvd.
Suite 4E
Chicago, IL 60607
Phone: (312) 733-8810
Fax: (773) 728-2402
Capacity: 102; an accredited and licensed child welfare agency that provides emergency shelter for males 14-18; independent living services for males and females 18-21; teen pregnancy prevention in the Roseland Community located on Chicago's far south side; truancy and violence prevention in schools
Connectional Unit: Northern Illinois Conference

UM Children’s Home of Southern Illinois
2023 Richview Rd
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
Phone: (618) 242-1070
Fax: (618) 242-9381
Manages seven key programs: residential for youth ages 12-20; transitional living for youth ages 17-21; Quest School - non public specialized education; Best Beginnings - Nurse Family Partnership - for low income 1st time pregnant mother; Family Centered Services for children who are at risk educationally; YouthBuild - education and vocational training for high-school drop-outs; and Family Supported Adolescent Foster Care for youth ages 12-16
Connectional Unit: Illinois Great Rivers Conference

The Baby Fold
108 E Willow St
Normal, IL 61761-0327
Phone: (309) 452-1170
Fax: (309) 452-0115
Adoption Services: healthy infant, special needs and international; Foster Care: home of relative, traditional, specialized and professional; Pregnancy Counseling; Specialized education services: Hammit School and Hammitt High School; Residential Treatment Center: 28 beds; Family Support: early intervention and prevention programs and services
Connectional Unit: Illinois Great Rivers Conference

Children's Home Association of IL
2130 N. Knoxville Ave
Peoria, IL 61603
Phone: (309) 685-1047
Fax: (309) 687-7299

205 S. 24th St
Quincy, IL 62301
Phone: (217) 222-0034
Fax: (217) 222-3865
Services for children, birth to 21, and their families from throughout the country struggling with trauma and attachment difficulties. Services include outpatient counseling and groups, three levels of foster care, accredited special education school, and five levels of residential treatment. Also provides training and consultation for professionals through Caregiver Connections, The Chaddock Trauma Initiative and The Knowledge Center at Chaddock.
Chaddock operates the following facilities:
Main Campus: 205 S. 24th Street, Quincy, IL 62301
Chaddock Trauma Initiative: 131 North 4th Street, Quincy, IL 62301
Connectional Unit: Illinois Great Rivers Annual Conference

Rosecrance Health Network
3815 Harrison Avenue
Rockford, IL 61108-7631
Phone: (815) 387-2413
Fax: (815) 391-5041
Rosecrance Health Network is a leading provider of a full continuum of substance abuse treatment services for children, youth, adults, and families at six sites in Rockford, IL. Nearly 5000 individuals are served each year. Services include: prevention education and training, intervention services, detoxification, outpatient and inpatient treatment, continuing care, student assistance programs in area schools, recovery homes for adolescent females and adult women with children, job skills training and employment, and alumni clubs.
Connectional Unit: Northern Illinois Conference

Cunningham Children’s Home
Box 878
1301 North Cunningham Ave
Urbana, IL 61802-0878
Phone: (217) 367-3728
Fax: (217) 367-2896
Cunningham Children's Home provides residential treatment, special education, day treatment services, treatment foster care services, individual counseling, intensive recovery programs, spiritual development, treatment group home and supervised independent living programs to over 250 children and youth with behavioral and emotional disorders. Cunningham is a mission and ministry of the United Methodist Women of the Illinois Great Rivers Conference in partnership with the General Board of Global Ministries of The United Methodist Church.
Connectional Unit: Illinois Great Rivers Conference


UM Youth Home Inc.
2521 N Burkhardt Rd
Evansville, IN 47715
Phone: (812) 479-7535
Fax: (812) 479-7203
Services: group homes for girls ages 10-21, including pregnant and parenting teens; independent living skills training for ages 16-21.
Connectional Unit: Indiana Conference

Bashor Home of the UMC
PO Box 843
Goshen, IN 46527-0843
Phone: (574) 875-5117
Fax: (574) 875-5284
Capacity: 64 long term beds including 12 locked secure, 12 substance abuse treatment, 12 independent living, 12 youthful sexual offender; 14 bed emergency shelter care program; day programs for 25 alternative school students and 10 elementary intervention students.
Connectional Unit: Indiana Conference

Indiana UM Children’s Home
515 W Camp St
Lebanon, IN 46052-9987
Phone: (765) 482-5900
Fax: (765) 482-5942
Capacity: 80; residential care; foster care; group homes; counseling; own home services; diagnostic clinic
Connectional Unit: Indiana Conference


Hillcrest Family Services
2005 Asbury Road
Dubuque, IA 52001
Toll free: (877) 437-6333
Phone: (563) 583-7357
Fax: (563) 583-7026
Capacity: 21 adults and 81 adolescents; adoption services; foster care, single parent counseling; individual, family and marriage counseling; chemical dependency counseling; family planning services; WIC nutrition program; in-home shelter and detention services. Hillcrest Family Services also has a branch office in Cedar Rapids, IA
Connectional Unit: Iowa Conference


UM Youthville
PO Box 210
900 West Broadway
Newton, KS 67114
Toll free: (800) 593-1950
Phone: (316) 283-1950
Fax: (316) 283-9540
Youthville provides specialized care to youth and families throughout the state of Kansas following out-of-home placement of youth. It provides both direct and contracted services. It has more than 360 foster homes making it the state's lead contract agency for all Foster Care services in Sedgwick County. The agency has two residential facilities - one in Newton and the other in Dodge City. Youthville cares for more than 1,448 children and their families on any given day.
Connectional Units: Kansas East & Kansas West Conferences


Kentucky UM Homes for Children & Youth
2050 Lexington Pike
PO Box 749
Versailles, KY 40383-0749
Phone: (859) 873-4481
Fax: (859) 873-8078
Capacity: 50 residential childcare; 6 treatment units for emotionally adolescent boys and girls in Versailles. The Kentucky UM Home for Children and Youth also supervises the following facility:
Mary Kendall Campus, Owensboro, KY; capacity: 10 residential female tratment; 18 emergency shelters.
Connectional Unit: Kentucky Conference

Western Kentucky United Methodist Family Services
One Executive Blvd, Ste 340C
Paducah KY 42001
Phone: (270) 443-9004
Fax: (270) 443-3128
UMFS services include: adoption; treatment foster care; in-home family services; mentoring; counseling; residential treatment for adolescents with emotional and behavorial problems; residential treatment for sexually reactive males. Affiliates include: Charterhouse School, Charterhouse Therapeutic Day Program, and Guardian Place (low-to-moderate income apartments for independent seniors).
Connectional Unit: Memphis Conference


MacDonnell United Methodist Children's Services Inc.
8326 Main St
Houma, LA 70363
Phone: (985) 868-8362
Fax: (985) 868-8474
Email: or
Capacity: 36; residential treatment care
Connectional Unit: GBGM Community & Institutional Ministries Unit

The Methodist Home for Children
815 Washington Avenue
PO Box 15109
New Orleans, LA 70130
Phone: (504) 895-7709
Fax: (504) 899-1137
Emergency shelter; residential care; foster care; alternative school.
Connectional Unit: Louisiana Conference

Louisiana Methodist Children's Home
PO Box 929
901 S Vienna
Ruston, LA 71273-0929
Phone: (318) 255-5020
Fax: (318) 255-6623
Capacity: 128; residential care and emergency shelter care; in-home care; independent living program; family counseling; after-care service.
Connectional Unit: Louisiana Conference


Board of Child Care
3300 Gaither Road
Baltimore, MD 21244-2999
Toll free: (800) 227-3734
Phone: (410) 922-2100
Fax: (410) 922-4830
Capacity: 105; residential care; foster care; group homes; adoption services; unmarried parents.
Connectional Unit: Baltimore-Washington Conference


Methodist Children’s Home Society
26645 W Six Mile Rd
Redford, MI 48240
Phone: (313) 531-4060
Fax: (313) 531-1040
Residential treatment for 70 boys age 8-17; foster care for boys and girls ages infant-17; adoption services within the State of Michigan; mentoring programs for elementary school students
Connectional Units: Detroit & West Michigan Conferences


Methodist Children’s Home
7578 Old Canton Road
PO Box 2589
Madison, MS 39130-2589
Toll free: (800) 513-7363
Phone: (601) 853-5000
Fax: (601) 853-5010
Residential Care; Foster Care; Group Homes; Adoption Services; Counseling.
Connectional Unit: Mississippi Conference

Methodist Children's Homes
114 Marketridge Drive
Ridgeland, MS 39157
Phone: (601) 853-5000
Fax: (601) 853-5010
Capacity: 56; therapeutic foster care and therapeutic group homes.
Connectional Unite: Mississippi Conference

The Baddour Center
3297 Highway 51 South
P.O. Box 97
Senatobia, MS 38668
Toll free: (888) 422-3368
Phone: (662) 562-9666
Fax: (662) 562-6979
Connectional Unit: Mississippi Conference


PO Box 9888
9700 Grandview Road
Kansas City, MO 64134-0888
Toll free: (877) 806-3400
Phone: (816) 508-3400
Fax: (816) 508-3425
Capacity: 49; ages 4-11 at admission; residential and community based treatment for children with disorders attributed to abuse, neglect or mental illness.
Connectional Units: Missouri Conference, Kansas East Conference and the National Mission Institution of the GBGM

Epworth Children & Family Services
110 N Elm Avenue
Saint Louis, MO 63119
Phone: (314) 961-5718
Fax: (314) 961-3503
Capacity: 50; residential care; group homes treatment center; counseling; after-care services; preventive services.
Connectional Units: GBGM Community & Institutional Ministries and Missouri Conference


Intermountain Children’s Home & Services
500 S Lamborn Street
Helena, MT 59601
Toll free: (800) 200-9112
Phone: (406) 457-4800
Fax: (406) 442-7949
Capacity: residential care; family counseling; treatment center; foster care; after-care services.
Connectional Units: Yellowstone Conference & GBGM Community & Institutional Ministries Unit


Epworth Village Inc
2119 Division Ave
PO Box 503
York, NE 68467-0503
Phone: (402) 362-3353
Fax: (402) 362-3248
Epworth Village is a non-profit agency providing family-centered treatment to bring wholeness to youth and families in a compassionate and caring manner. Residential treatment; therapeutic group homes; special education (B.I.|L.D.|E.D.); outpatient therapy; I.E.P. consultations; educational and psychological assessments.
Connectional Units: Nebraska Conference & GBGM Community & Institutional Ministries Unit

New York

Children’s Home of Wyoming Conference
1182 Chenango St
Binghamton, NY 13901
Phone: (607) 772-6904
Fax: (607) 723-2617
Capacity: 265; residential treatment center; campus school; non-secure detention; diagnostic unit; day treatment center; emergency shelter; group homes; specialized and therapeutic foster homes; therapeutic after school programs; supervised independent living apartments.
Connectional Units: New York and Wyoming Conferences & GBGM Community & Institutional Ministries Unit

Gateway-Longview Inc
605 Niagara St.
Buffalo, NY 14201
Phone: (716) 883-4531
Fax: (716) 883-4591
Residential treatment; CAB; supervised independent living; therapeutic pre-school; day school/treatment; group homes; mother/baby programming; Families United; day care; foster care/adoption; respite; Wrap Services
Connectional Units: Western New York, North Central New York & Troy Conferences

North Carolina

Boys and Girls Homes of North Carolina
400 Flemington Dr.
PO Box 127
Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450
Phone: (910) 646-3083
Fax: (910) 646-4934
We offer out-of-home childcare for at-risk children in residential care, family foster care and adoption. The program of care includes educational, social, and spiritual development.

Western North Carolina Conference Deaf Ministry
PO Box 5644
Asheville, NC 28813
Phone: (828) 734-9154
Connectional Unit: North Carolina Conference

Methodist Home for Children Inc
1041 Washington Street
Raleigh, NC 27605-1259
Toll free: (888) 305-4321
Phone: (919) 833-2834
Fax: (919) 755-1833
Capacity 42; 8 community based youth homes; family preservation in-house counseling; education; foster care; adoptions
Connectional Unit: North Carolina Conference

The Children’s Home Inc
1001 Reynolda Rd
Winston-Salem, NC 27104-3200
Phone: (336) 721-7600
Fax: (336) 721-7676
Capacity: 40 residential beds. Services: traditional foster care, therapeutic foster care, day treatment, outpatient services, adoptions
Connectional Unit: Western North Carolina Conference

Masonic Home for Children
600 College St.
Oxford, NC 27565
Toll free: (888) 505-4357
Phone: (919) 693-5111
Fax: (919) 693-2479
Our mission is to provide a safe, home-like setting for children until they are reunited with family or achieve independence.

Oak Ranch, Inc.
PO Box 400
Broadway, NC 27505
Phone: (919) 258-5437
Fax: (919) 258-5617
Oak Ranch is a residential children's community, which challenges and encourages the development of the whole child: emotionally, academically, spiritually, socially, and physically. Residents live in homes where staff members work to re-create a healthy family environment and renew a sense of hope. They provide Christian counseling to children and parents/guardians. On-site Academy.


202 E Bagley Rd
Berea, OH 44017-2090
Toll free: (800) 639-4974
Phone: (440) 234-2006
Fax: (440) 234-8319
Capacity: 96; treatment center (residential and day); crisis stabilization; group homes; special foster homes; foster care; weekend families; adoption services; in-home intensive family therapy; after care; infant and children’s day care; out-patient counseling; internship programs exclusive of day care; outpatient counseling and in-home intensive family therapy.
Connectional Unit: East Ohio Conference

United Methodist Children’s Home
1033 High St
Columbus, OH 43085
Phone: (614) 885-5020
Fax: (614) 885-4058
The United Methodist Children's Home provides care for hurting children and their families through a continuum of care that includes our Child Residential Center (ages 10 and up), Treatment Foster Care (traditional and treatment care), and Wesley Family Services (outpatient, aftercare and PreventCare).
Connectional Unit: West Ohio Conference

Flat Rock Homes & Care Center
PO Box 1, 7353 County Rd 29
Flat Rock, OH 44828
Phone: (419) 483-7330
Fax: (419) 483-5616
Medicaid certified beds; residential care; educational, vocational, psychological services for mentally retarded and/or developmentally disabled children, youth and adults; respite beds & supported living certification.
Connectional Unit: East Ohio Conference


Circle of Care Inc
1501 NW 24th Street # 214
Oklahoma City, OK 73106
Phone: (405) 530-2078
Fax: (405) 525-5897
Circle of Care supervises the following facilities:
United Methodist Boy's Ranch, Gore, OK
United Methodist Children’s Home, Tahlequah, OK
Frances E. Willard Ministry Center, Tulsa, OK
Holsinger Home for Children, Enid, OK
Child S.H.A.R.E. programs in Tulsa OK and Oklahoma City, OK
Connectional Unit: Oklahoma Conference


Willson House Child Development Center
1625 Cedar St NE
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: (503) 363-5812
Connectional Unit: Oregon-Idaho Conference


United Methodist Home for Children Inc
5120 Simpson Ferry Rd.
Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
Phone: (717) 766-7652
Fax: (717) 766-5828
United Methodist Home for Children, Inc. provides 46 residential care beds and 16 emergency shelter care beds for children and youth.
UMHC, Inc. also operates the following facilities:
United Methodist Home for Children Residential Care, Inc.
United Methodist Home for Children Emergency Shelter for Youth, Inc.
Connectional Unit: Central Pennsylvania Conference

Methodist Services for Children and Families
4300 Monument Road
Philadelphia, PA 19131-1690
Phone: (215) 877-1925
Fax: (215) 877-1942
Capacity: 1200; five after-school programs; child day care; summer camps; delinquency prevention program; mentoring and parenting education and community counseling services in four locations
Connectional Unit: Eastern Pennsylvania Conference

Methodist Family Services of Philadelphia
4300 Monument Road
Philadelphia, PA 19131-1690
Phone: (215) 877-1927
Fax: (215) 877-1942
Capacity: 400; foster family and kinship care; adoption services; services to children in their own homes (SCOH) and transitional living programs
Connectional Unit: Eastern Pennsylvania Conference

Ward Home
2275 Swallow Hill Rd
Building 800
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
Phone: (412) 722-1404
Fax: (412) 722-1412
Foster care; independent living; teen parenting programs
Connectional Unit: Western Pennsylvania Conference

Bradley Center
5180 Campbells Run Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15205- 1018
Phone: (412) 788-8219
Fax: (412) 809-9229
The Bradley Center is a JCAHO accredited provider that offers residential, therapeutic foster care and educational services to children and adolescents who are experiencing emotional, behavioral and developmental disabilities. Males and Females ages 6-17 1/2
Connectional Unit: Western Pennsylvania Conference

Ruth Ann Smith Center
PO Box 576
407 S Main Street
Sheffield, PA 16347
Phone: (814) 968-3238
Fax: (814) 968-3992
Capacity: 39; residential care; personal care, Head Start; pre-school; emergency care
Connectional Units: GBGM Community & Institutional Ministries Unit & Western Pennsylvania Conference

South Carolina

Epworth Children’s Home
2900 Millwood Avenue, PO Box 50466
Columbia, SC 29250
Phone: (803) 256-7394
Fax: (803) 212-4798
Capacity: 100; kindergarten through high school; low management residential childcare; program for children with disabilities and special needs; early intervention center; Barnes Learning Center (K-8); satellite training center for U of SC counselor education program
Connectional Unit: South Carolina Conference


Appalachian Service Project
4523 Bristol Hwy.
Johnson City, TN 37601
Toll free: (800) 289-4254
Phone: (423) 854-8800
Fax: (423) 854-9771
ASP is a Christian ministry addressing housing needs in Central Appalachia by offering youth and adult group volunteer experiences in eastern Kentucky, northeast Tennessee, southwest Virginia and southern West Virginia.
Connectional Unit: General Board of Discipleship of the UMC

Holston United Methodist Home for Children
404 Holston Dr
PO Box 188
Greeneville, TN 37744-0188
Toll free: (800) 628-2986
Phone: (423) 638-4171
Fax: (423) 638-7171
Holston UM Home for Children is a fully integrated continuum of care, which combines, managed care principles with a commitment to family systems and a genuine desire to provide hope and healing consistent with our Christian founding principles. Providing care for over 400 children each day, services include: preschool childcare, day treatment and special education, residential treatment for adolescents, residential care for developmentally disabled girls, preparation for adult living, foster family care, special needs and intercountry adoption, family preservation and family reunification. Family Service Centers are located in Bristol, VA and Johnson City, Greeneville and Knoxville, TN
Connectional Units: Holston Conference

Emerald Youth Foundation
1718 North Central Street
Knoxville, TN 37917-5541
Phone: (865) 637-3227
Fax: (865) 637-7399
Connectional Unit: Holston Conference

Hannah's Hope Adoption Agency
5676 Stage Rd
Bartlett, TN 38134
Phone: (901) 327-5560
Fax: (901) 327-5559
Services: adoption for Western Tennessee families. The purpose of Hannah's Hope is to develop and administer programs designed to promote the welfare of children. The focus is on assuring that children are able to live with loving parents who offer acceptance and the security of a permanent home.
Connectional Units: Memphis Conference

Miriam's Promise
522 Russell St
Nashville, TN 37206
Phone: (615) 292-3500
Fax: (615) 292-0368
Pregnancy Crisis Line: (800) 320-1506
Miriam's Promise is a non-profit, licensed child-placing agency serving clients throughout middle Tennessee.
Connectional Unit: Tennessee Conference


Aldersgate Enrichment Center
PO Box 1406
Brownwood, TX 76804-1406
Phone: (325) 646-5608
Fax: (325) 643-6333
Aldersgate is a center for individuals with mild to moderate retardation. We provide jobs and housing in a Christian environment.
Connectional Unit: Central Texas Conference

Providence Place
6487 Whitby Road
San Antonio, TX 78240
Toll free: (800) 842-5433
Phone: (210) 696-2410
Fax: (210) 699-1866
Adoption Services; infant domestic, international, older child; 13 bed maternity center; counseling for birth mothers and adoptive families; Center for Higher Independence serves young adults with disabilities, including deaf, mental health, physical and cognitive, vocational and life skill transitional education with residential and non-residential services.
Connectional Units: Central Texas, New Mexico, North Texas, Northwest Texas, Rio Grande, Southwest Texas & Texas Conferences

Methodist Children’s Home
1111 Herring Avenue
Waco, TX 76708
Toll free: (800) 853-1272
Phone: (254) 753-0181
Fax: (254) 755-7609
Helping children and families in need through residential care (main campus and Boys Ranch), foster care, in-home services and counseling, college/vocational training, on grounds University of Texas Charter School
Connectional Units: Central Texas, New Mexico, North Texas, Northwest Texas, Rio Grande, Southwest Texas & Texas Conferences


United Methodist Family Services of Virginia
3900 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23230
Phone: (804) 353-4461
Fax: (804) 355-2334
Capacity: 90; residential care; foster care; adoption services; unmarried parents counseling; family life education offices in Arlington and Richmond Virginia.
Connectional Unit: Virginia Conference

West Virginia

Burlington United Methodist Family Services Inc
PO Box 69, 1 Rainbow Lane
Burlington, WV 26710
Phone: (304) 289-6010
Fax: (304) 289-3903
Residential Treatment: 81 beds;
Therapeutic, transitional living, MRDD
Community Based Services: prevention focused
Foster family care: 100+ children
Adoptive services: domestic, international and special needs
Birth-Parent counseling
Truancy diversion
Child advocacy center (Sexual Abuse Response And Help)
Branches: provide comprehensive adoption and birth-parent counseling services to families throughout West Virginia.
Charleston, WV: (304) 720-1904
Keyser, WV: (304) 788-2342
Connectional Unit: West Virginia Conference


United Methodist Children’s Services of Wisconsin
3940 W Lisbon Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53208-1868
Phone: (414) 344-1818
Fax: (414) 344-2489
Nursing and social services directed at high-risk teenage mothers and their Infants.
Connectional Unit: Wisconsin Conference

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