Admissions Process


Residential Care

Families can learn about our programs and services by calling Methodist Children's Home directly or through referrals from ministers, counselors, social workers or psychologists familiar with the family's situation.

If you are interested in applying for admission to our residential programs, please call one of the offices below. During this phone visit, a staff member will conduct an initial screening to determine eligibility for admission and will give instructions about completing application forms.

Waco Campus and Boys Ranch
Phone: 800-964-9226 (toll-free) or 254-750-1237
E-mail:  admissions@mch.org

Foster Care

If you are interested in placing a child in our foster care program, please contact the MCH outreach office nearest you. Foster care services are provided in our Abilene, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio and Tyler offices. View the outreach directory.