Our Story

Necco supports families in any form — we provides services like therapeutic foster care, alternatives to secure detention, independent living, intensive home-based treatment, mental health, community living and more.

See how we're building families everyday.

Some of our Numbers:


Necco of Kentucky achieves permanency 32 days sooner than the KY Foster Care average.


95% of kids experienced 1 move or less while in Necco therapeutic foster care.


Necco of Kentucky has successfully adopted 155 kids in 2015.


632 of Kentucky's children achieved permanency in the past 12 months.

Real changes.
Real families.
Real data.

Families don’t happen by accident, it takes planning, coordination and a focus on the end result. See the data that is driving the decisions we make.

See Our Results

Necco Experience

Real stories from the field.

Real Talk with IL Youth: Triumph In Trying

Cordarious Kitchens, an Independent Living Youth from Atlanta, Georgia, shares some words of wisdom for other foster and independent living youth... See more.

Test Your Foster Care Knowledge

How much do you know about foster care? Test your knowledge here!Quiz Loading... See more.

Big Data and Permanency: What’s the Big Idea?

Merriam-Webster defines big data as “an accumulation of data that is too large and complex for processing by traditional database management tools”... See more.

4 Common Questions About Becoming a Foster Parent

We are asked a lot of questions about fostering, so we have put together a list of the most common ones. 1. What are the steps to become a foster... See more.

Necco Board Member by Day, Cincinnati Pop Artist by Night

The Cincinnati pop artist talks about becoming a Necco board member, the Queen City, and why it’s important to have a four-legged friend. How did... See more.

17 Years Strong

Yesterday evening, I had the privilege of spending a couple of hours with one of Necco’s longest standing foster parents, Rita Pancake. It was a... See more.

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