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Education
5:03 pm
Wed October 30, 2013

Home of the Innocents Expands Reach To Jefferson County Foster Children

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Louisville’s Home of the Innocents is opening its primary care services to more foster children through a new collaboration with the state.

The Home of the Innocents already offers more than 80 services that help thousands of area children annually with a variety of needs, like autism, mental health, or residential treatment.

President Gordon Brown says the organization's Open Arms Children’s Health center is now trying to serve 400 more Jefferson County kids this year.

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Education
4:58 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

Louisville Schools for At-Risk Students Say JCPS Not Doing Enough to Keep Kids Safe

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Leaders from five agencies that serve at-risk children in Louisville say the Jefferson County school district isn't doing enough to ensure there are ample employees to keep students and staff safe at their schools.

Maryhurst, St. Joseph Children’s Home, Boys and Girls Haven, Home of the Innocents and Uspiritus (Brooklawn and Bellewood campuses) all treat children with emotional and behavioral disorders, many of whom are wards of the state or have had traumatic life experiences or unstable homes.

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