COVID-19 & Coronavirus Information for Families

Our three Louisiana Methodist Children’s Homes are PROHIBITING ALL NON-ESSENTIAL VISITS to our facilities. We are working to “Slow the Spread” of coronavirus.

Children rarely get sick from this virus. However, all persons – including children – can spread coronavirus.

CDC reports two groups of people are at “higher risk” of getting very sick from COVID-19. These two groups are: 1) individuals who are 60 or older and 2) persons who have serious chronic medical conditions like heart disease, diabetes, and lung disease.

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Children's Homes

Louisiana's most intensive residential care for children.

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Methodist Foster Care

Therapeutic foster care and support for foster families.

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Family Counseling

Therapy, support, and community for your family.

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OWL Center

Equine therapy and a place in nature to grow, learn, and heal.

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Our Mission

We guide children and families home to experience God’s love by following the teachings of Christ.

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From Our Blog

Louisiana Methodist Children’s Homes limit visitation to “Slow the Spread” of coronavirus across the state

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