Welcome to Baptist Children’s Home & Family Services
Christ-centered services for children & families.
A Person in Need
A Community Partner
Since 1918, Baptist Children’s Home and Family Services (BCHFS) has been a source of hope and healing, providing Christ-centered services to children and families in need.
For the parents whose teen is struggling, the child whose home is no longer safe, the young woman facing an unexpected pregnancy, the infertile couple whose greatest dream is to be Mom and Dad, or the individual or family in need of counseling – BCHFS is here to help.
BCHFS and the five ministries that make up our mission:
Provides residential care for children who are struggling behaviorally or are the victims of abuse, abandonment or neglect. We offer four unique living cottages at our Carmi, Illinois location.
BCHFS is fully-licensed in adoptive services for Illinois and not only have the experience to handle complicated adoptions, but the personal care, attention to detail and willingness to create a harmonious environment is unmatched.
GraceHaven provides confidential and compassionate care, free-of-charge, to all the women and men we serve. We can provide women and men with answers and options so they can make the best choice for their unique situation.
Latest News & Updates from BCHFS:
Father’s Day has not been a national holiday for nearly as long as Mother’s Day, but it is no less important to honor our Fathers. The first Father’s Day is credited to Fairmont, West Virginia in 1908, in response to a mining accident that left hundreds of men dead. ...
One of the ways we celebrate at Baptist Children’s Home and Family Services is through the Fall Festival. The Fall Festival is a great opportunity to celebrate the ministry of BCHFS over the years past and for years to come. Coming back this year after the pandemic...
For birthmothers that find themselves facing an unexpected pregnancy, they might find they need support in many ways. At Baptist Children's Home and Family Services (BCHFS), we recognize the unique needs of young women who might be facing in light of their pregnancy,...