COVID-19 Information

Throughout the pandemic, we have continued operations providing care to children and families.

The Howard School Strong Start Plan 2020 provides information about teaching and learning, safety, cleaning/disinfecting, and food services during the COVID-19 pandemic. Howard School is our state-licensed alternative school on the grounds of Louisiana Methodist Children’s Home.

We are actively growing Methodist Foster Care’s network of therapeutic foster homes. Please visit, RecruitFosterCare.com and learn how you can help Louisiana’s children!

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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

Life Notes: A Glimpse of God’s Love

Life Notes: A Glimpse of God’s Love by Luke Allen A little blond-headed boy squatted down, patting the back of… Read More

Jarvis’s Journey: Grateful where I am Today!

Jarvis Spearman can tell his story because of the impressive work and the positive changes he and others who grew… Read More

Life Notes: Empathy – Love, Hate, and Forgiveness

Life Notes: Empathy – Love, Hate, and Forgiveness by Nick Meade Have you ever heard that when we hate someone,… Read More

Children’s Home Sees First Resident Case of COVID-19

April 20, 2020, Ruston, Louisiana – Today, Louisiana United Methodist Children and Family Services (LUMCFS) reports the first positive case… Read More

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