Bringing Hope One Child At A Time

A History of Changing Lives

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For 145 years, The Kentucky United Methodist Homes for Children & Youth has served young people—originally as an orphanage and now offering care to children with histories of abuse, neglect and/or family trauma.  Our programs are both residential and community-based. 

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KyUMH Relocating to Nicholasville

Kentucky United Methodist Home, Nicholasville relocation

Providing the best possible care for Kentucky children and youth is the focus of an agreement between The Kentucky United Methodist Homes for Children & Youth (KyUMH) and Frontier Nursing University (FNU), announced March 14. The Versailles Campus of KyUMH will move to Nicholasville fall 2017 and reside at 1115 Ashgrove Road, and FNU will move into the current KyUMH Versailles campus.

Read the full press release.

Meet Penny

Penny's Story Kentucky United Methodist Home

As a toddler, Penny knew all too well abandonment and pain.  Penny experienced 20 different placements during her young life.  Her journey led her to the Kentucky United Methodist Homes for Children and Youth. 

Our therapists worked intensely with Penny to help her heal from her painful history and arrange good, solid foster parents to teach her what love and trust really mean.

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