Application Process

Placing a child at Cookson Hills takes 1-4 weeks depending on family needs and required documentation. For answers to commonly asked questions, check out our FAQ.

Step 1 Placement Application

This short 20 minute survey helps us understand how we can best help.

Step 2 Placement Phone Call

This 30 minute phone call helps to clarify any questions from the Placement Application.

Step 3 Family Assessment

This 2 hour on-site visit helps you see where your child will be living and helps us complete any remaining assessments.

Step 4 Placement

When all assessments are completed and required documents returned we set the date for placement.


Story of Hope: A Mother's Journey

" could I leave my son with strangers? How could others help him more than his own mother?"


My First 30 Days

"At first, I was extremely nervous... but my house sisters and brothers really made me feel at home."


My Story of Hope – Bri

"What I had been doing before Cookson Hills was affecting my future... I had to change; I needed to grow up... people here helped me want that for myself."