Palmer Home for Children, Columbus, MS
Palmer Home for Children provides long-term residential care and counseling services in a Christian setting to children, and principally to sibling groups of children, who are of lower socio-economic status and who have no other viable living alternatives that will provide holistic, comprehensive care, including meeting a child’s social, educational, spiritual, physical, and psychological needs.
P.O. Box 746
Columbus, MS 39703-0746
Web site: www.palmerhome.org
Key CORE Contact:
Drake Bassett, President and CEO
Robert Farris, Executive Vice President
Ages/Grades Served: Ages 3-college
Age Limit Upon Enrollment: Generally 12 years of age
Program Year: Year Round
Geographic Eligibility: Primarily MS and the Southeast
Total Residential Capacity: 80
Goal(s) Upon Graduation: The Palmer program includes the opportunity for college and/or vocational-technical training. Upon graduation, a Palmer youth will be equipped to live independently and be a contributing member of society.
Year Founded: 1895