The mission of Children’s Home of Northern Kentucky is to be a community leader providing children and families with opportunity and hope for better lives.

Our vision is for every child to be safe, healthy, and loved in a supportive, nurturing environment.

At CHNK, we value:

Children & Families

We place children and families at the center of all we do. We advocate for the safety, well-being, and best quality of life possible for each child, family member, and employee.

Creativity & Innovation

We create an environment that nurtures independent thinking, free and open expression of ideas, and innovative approaches to achieve our goals.


We encourage a learning environment that offers everyone an equal opportunity to grow, flourish, and contribute.


We respect, explore, and embrace individual and family differences and celebrate our common interests.

Integrity & Professionalism

We maintain the highest moral and ethical standards by extending the same respect, cooperation, and caring that we expect from others.

 Continuous Improvement

We pursue the highest standards of excellence and embrace change as the road to new opportunities.

Community & Collaboration

We strive to build a stronger community committed to these common values and principles. We share knowledge and encourage leadership within CHNK, the social services environment, and the community at large.