Who We Are

Founded in 1882 by Colonel Amos Shinkle, CHNK originally served the community as an orphanage for children who were homeless or orphaned. In the 1980s, we shifted our focus to abused, neglected, and at-risk children and their families. Much like our founder, who also financed the building of the Ohio River’s landmark Suspension Bridge, we build bridges – to better futures – for the children in our care.

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Charity Ball

Our annual Junior Board Charity Ball is SOLD OUT! Thanks to everyone who will be joining us for an evening of glitz and glamour, Parisian-style, in support of our residential treatment program. This will be an evening for the record books! Click “read more” to check out all the fabulous sponsors who are making the event possible…

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Donate Now

Please consider donating today. You can make your gift by clicking the “Donate Now” link or mailing your gift to:

Children’s Home of Northern Kentucky
Attn: Office for Development
200 Home Road, Devou Park
Covington, KY 41011

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