Healing Starts Here

Thousands of Kentucky’s children are in crisis, removed from their homes because they have been abused or neglected. For many, Maryhurst is the only answer. Recognized as one of the few agencies in the country capable of caring for teenage girls who are among the most traumatized victims, Maryhurst helps those who have nowhere else to turn for healing and hope.

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Meaningful savings brighten children’s lives

Maryhurst has long been known as a place of new beginnings for children who have been traumatized by unimaginable abuse. The Louisville-based nonprofit offers a wide range of innovative behavioral health services for children and their families, such as residential treatment, therapeutic foster care and community-based counseling. with a conservative budget. As such, the agency […]

Virgil Christian Tribute Polo Match

The 15th Annual Virgil Christian Tribute Polo Match benefits Maryhurst. This is a fun, casual, and family friendly event spectating the oldest equestrian sport. It will take place on Saturday, July 22. The gates open at 4 p.m. and the match begins at 5 p.m. Food vendors will be available and live music will follow […]

The need for Maryhurst’s services today is greater than ever. With Kentucky leading the nation in child fatalities due to abuse and neglect, more children are desperate for the hope and healing only Maryhurst can provide. However, given the challenging economic climate and far fewer state funds available to care for the children removed from their families, we rely on community support more than ever.

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Butterfly Stories

DebbieLopez-Thorpe and family"I am indebted to Maryhurst for what Maryhurst did for my Mother, Annie George Thomas. My Mother was removed from a very dysfunctional home and placed in Maryhurst in 1945." Read more of Annie's story