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Children's Homes and Institutions in Kansas, USA

(With foundation date, operator, number of Male/Female places, age for admission, and type of children received, where known.)

  • State Orphans' Home, Atchison
    (1887; State of Kansas; Dependent children; 145M/53F)
  • Children's Home, 1215 South Central Avenue, Chanute
    (1906; Chanute Benevolent Society; Orphan children; 4M/2F)
  • Lutheran Orphans' Home, Cleburne
    (1880; Augustana Synod; Destitute orphan children; 18M/14F)
  • Goodlander Home, 105 Blair Avenue, Fort Scott
    (1891; Private corporation; Destitute children; 10M/7F)
  • Holiness Industrial Children's Home, Franklin Street, Fort Scott
    (1903; Church of God; Orphan, destitute, and deserted children; 11M/6F)
  • Industrial School and Hygiene Home for the Friendless, Hillsboro
    (1889; Crimean Mennonite Brethren; Orphan, homeless, and destitute children; 5M/4F)
  • Children's Home, 606 South Fourth Street, Iola
    (1903; Private corporation; Orphan, dependent, and neglected children)
  • Orphan Children's Home, 852 Washington Boulevard, Kansas City
    (1901; Private corporation; Orphan and destitute children; 25M/35F)
  • Children's Home, Eighth Street and State Avenue, Kansas City
    (1900; Private corporation; Orphan, abandoned, and neglected children; 13M/14F)
  • St Vincent's Orphan Asylum, Limit Street, Leavenworth
    (1866; Sisters of Charity; Orphan children; 51M/48F)
  • Colored Orphan Asylum, R.D. 6, Leavenworth
    (1889; Oblate Sisters of Providence; Homeless and destitute children; 65M/27F)
  • Topeka Orphans' Home, 234 Fillmore Street, Topeka
    (1888; Private corporation; Orphan children under 12; 60M/68F)
  • St Joseph's Orphanage, 1400 South Hillside Avenue, Wichita
    (1894; Sisters of St Joseph; Orphan, abandoned, and destitute girls; 25F)
  • Helen Gould Orphan Children's Home, 1447 River Street, Wichita
    (1899; Private organization; Orphan children; 5M+F)
  • Wichita Children's Home, 3855 East First Street, Wichita
    (1888; Private corporation; Orphan, abandoned, and neglected children; 27M/18F)
  • Lutheran Home for Friendless Children, 411 Park Avenue, Winfield
    (1902; Private corporation (Lutheran); Orphan, homeless, and abandoned children; 9M/6F)