Kingsley House, a United Way Community Impact Partner, nationally renowned as the oldest Settlement House in the South, has served more than half a million people since it was founded in 1896. Today, nearly, 7,000 infants, children, youth, parents and disabled and elderly from throughout Southeast Louisiana participate annually in a comprehensive array of nationally accredited and state certified programs..
Kingsley House envisions a city and region where all young children are ready to learn and all citizens are healthy and economically stable.
Kingsley House educates children, strengthens families and builds community.
Shared Power and Voice: We help people transform their lives. People most affected by inequity should lead the efforts to create solutions for the problems they face.
Integrity: We behave ethically, honestly and fairly.
Diversity and Inclusion: We appreciate, respect and embrace the diversity of our staff, participants and community.
Collaboration: We believe in the power of the collective and we work to define and achieve common goals.
Innovation: We respond to the convergence of demographic, political and social shifts by learning best practices or generating new solutions that are impactful.
Our Operating Principles
- Nationally accredited and recognized programs that provide positive results in a nurturing environment
- Education and advocacy on issues affecting children, families, seniors, and community
- Fiscally responsible programs and agency operations
- A focus on measuring results and documenting success
Continuous Quality Improvement
Kingsley House is dedicated to a continuous quality improvement (CQI) process. This philosophy assures all clients receive effective and professional services. Our CQI plan commits time and resources to provide quality clinical programs, quality staff resources, ongoing building improvements, and financial stability. It is our belief that consistent review of all our procedures promotes improved performance.
Kingsley House is dedicated to offering services that adhere to evidence based/informed practices. Examination of outcome data and client satisfaction is one aspect of our CQI process.