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 Terry

Terry's Story Kentucky United Methodist Homes

Terry spent his childhood trying to buy affection. He felt no love at home from his mother who was an alcoholic and drug addict. He rarely saw his older brother or sister who lived with his cousins and he never really felt like he fit in. Out of desperation, he would try to buy his friends and win their attention . . . at any cost.

Terry's history of neglect led him to The Kentucky United Methodist Homes for Children & Youth. It was during this time counselors worked with Terry to help him understand his past and why he had such a problem with stealing.

Today, Terry owns his own business and donates his time to a number of local schools and organizations.

Read Terry's Story in our May 2016 edition of The Children's Voice.