Youth Villages provides our Intercept® intensive in-home services and LifeSetTM program models in Massachusetts.
- Youth living at home or independently 1 year after discharge: 94% 94%
- Youth in school and/or employed 1 year after discharge: 86% 86%
- Youth reporting no trouble with the law 1 year after discharge: 88% 88%
- Overall satisfaction with Youth Villages: 92% 92%
Figures represent data gathered in FY19 for all youth served for more than 60 days across all programs.
It was a year of record growth and innovation for Youth Villages.
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Executive Director, Massachusetts and New Hampshire
As Youth Villages’ executive director for Massachusetts and New Hampshire, Matthew Stone is responsible for all clinical, administrative, business development and fundraising activities in these states.
After joining Youth Villages in 2001 as a direct care counselor at Youth Villages’ Dogwood Campus in Memphis, Tenn., Stone went on to manage Youth Villages’ residential and community-based programs.
In June 2006, he relocated to New England to bring LifeSet™ and Youth Villages’ intensive in-home programs to the region.
In 2011, he was named one of Boston’s “Top 40 Under 40” by the Boston Business Journal.
Stone recently served as chair of The Children’s League of Massachusetts and remains on the league’s board of directors. Stone is also co-chair of the Transition Age Youth Coalition in Massachusetts, a founding member of the Massachusetts Permanency Practice Alliance and is involved in the Massachusetts Providers Council and the Association for Behavioral Healthcare.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s degree in social work.
He is also an award-winning music composer and sound designer. His work has been featured in numerous theatrical productions.
Stone and his wife, Kristen, are the parents of two children.
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