Gibault was founded in 1921 by the Indiana Knights of Columbus as a refuge for wayward boys. Over the years, Gibault has evolved to meet the needs of at-risk youth everywhere.
Founded in 1921
Today, Gibault serves boys and girls and has provided life-changing opportunities for over 10,000 children and their families. Gibault serves children with mild to severe emotional disturbances, aggressive and oppositional behaviors, substance abuse issues, victims and perpetrators that exhibit sexually harmful/reactive behavior, learning disabilities and diagnosis on the Autism spectrum, and children with a variety of clinical issues in residential and community-based environments. Children are placed at Gibault through a variety of sources, including the Indiana Department of Child Services, the Department of Education, Probation, Medicaid, private pay, and Children’s Mental Health Initiative.