1100 E. Market Street
Louisville, KY 40206
The Home of the Innocents, began in 1880, provides loving, therapeutic care to children who are victims of abuse, abandonment and neglect, as well as loving and skilled care to medically fragile children and serves up to 250 children a day and over 1,300 children a year through its two service divisions. The Home's 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 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.