Louisiana United Methodist
Children and Family Services, Inc.

Louisiana United Methodist Children and Family Services, Inc. is a ministry of the Louisiana Conference of the United Methodist Church. More than 550 employees of LUMCFS provide an array of services to children and families including Louisiana’s most intensive residential treatment facilities, therapeutic foster care, an equine therapy, and a variety of home and community-based services throughout our state.

LUMCFS is a leading faith-based provider of behavioral health services in Louisiana. LUMCFS continues to be Louisiana’s most active child welfare organization. The goal of Methodist Family Services is to extend the pursuit of our mission deeply into Louisiana’s communities by providing direct prevention and early intervention services.

Mission, Vision and Commitment

Our organization’s mission, vision, and commitment statements declare our purpose, clarify our focus and give direction to our ministry as we seek to provide effective services to the children and families we serve.  Our mission and vision statements are
periodically evaluated, modified and/or reaffirmed by the Board of Directors.


Our Mission

We Guide Children and Families Home to Experience God’s Love by Following the Teachings of Christ.

Our Vision

Louisiana United Methodist Children and Family Services ministers to the diverse needs of children, families, and communities by offering a variety of services that promote personal growth and wholesome family life. Our care is patterned after the example of Jesus who ministered to the total person so that each individual might experience the wholeness that comes through the reconciling love of God.

For more information about LUMCFS, visit our wesite at LUMCFS.org