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KENNEDY HOME

KENNEDY HOME IN KINSTON IS A PART OF BAPTIST CHILDREN'S HOMES OF NORTH CAROLINA'S (BCH) STATEWIDE MINISTRIES. KENNEDY HOME OFFERS COTTAGE HOMES FOR VULNERABLE CHILDREN AND A FAMILY CARE COTTAGE FOR SINGLE MOTHERS AND THEIR CHILDREN. KENNEDY HOME ALSO OFFERS FOSTER CARE AND FOSTER TO ADOPT SERVICES.

KENNEDY HOME

Kennedy Home is unique to Baptist Children's Homes of North Carolina's other facilities including a fifty-acre residential campus, farmland, woodlands, wetlands, and creeks. The Neuse River runs through the property.
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CONTACT INFORMATION

If you would like more information, you can call 910-521-3433. To make a referral, click the button below.

COUNTIES SERVED

BEAUFORT

CARTERET

CURRITUCK

EDGECOMBE

GRANVILLE

HERTFORD

JONES

NASH

ONSLOW

PENDER

TYRRELL

WARREN

WILSON

BERTIE

CHOWAN

DARE

FRANKLIN

GREENE

HYDE

LENOIR

NEW HANOVER

PAMLICO

PERQUIMANS

VANCE

WASHINGTON

CAMDEN

CRAVEN

DUPLIN

GATES

HALIFAX

JOHNSTON

MARTIN

NORTHAMPTON

PASQUOTANK

PITT

WAKE

WAYNE

*Other counties will be considered based upon need.

A LOOK INTO KENNEDY HOME HISTORY

In 1912, William Lafayette Kennedy, a former captain in the Confederate Army, and his wife, Emily Hardee Kennedy, gave their 1,200 acre plantation in Kinston to Baptist Children's Homes of North Carolina in order for it to be used to care for children. Kennedy Home welcomed their first child into care in 1914.

Mrs. Kennedy was so devoted to the legacy of caring for children that she sold the diamonds her husband had given her each year to build a third cottage in memory of her father. Mrs. Kennedy fell ill, but the construction on the cottage was completed. Mrs. Kennedy thanked the builder and died that very night. 

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR COTTAGE HOMES

We offer cottage care for children at BCH locations across the state. To learn more about cottage care and our many other programs click the button below.

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