In East Tennessee, Youth Villages offers our full continuum of programs serving emotionally and behaviorally troubled youth – Intercept®, MST, Residential Treatment Programs, Foster Care, LifeSetTM, and Specialized Crisis Services.
- Overall satisfaction with Youth Villages: 93% 93%
- Youth living at home or independently 1 year after discharge: 90% 90%
- Youth in school and/or employed 1 year after discharge: 97% 97%
- Youth reporting no trouble with the law 1 year after discharge: 92% 92%
Figures represent data gathered in FY21-23 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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Help create lasting change in East Tennessee
Your one-time or continuing contribution goes directly to helping children and young adults get the chance they deserve.
You can provide a direct, positive force in the lives of young people being treated through Youth Villages at our residential campuses and beyond.
Attend an event
Youth Villages events are a great way to support families in your local community and have a great time while you’re doing it.
You can become a powerful, positive force in the life of a child with emotional and behavioral problems.
Tennessee residents can show their support for Youth Villages with a specialty license plate for cars registered in the state of Tennessee.
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Helping children and families live successfully
Chief Operations Officer for Community-based Programs, Tennessee
Kromer joined Youth Villages in 1996 and has worked as a family counselor, clinical supervisor, regional supervisor and director in the organization. Before joining Youth Villages, Kromer worked in special education and as a therapist in a psychiatric hospital setting.
Regional Program Director, East Tennessee
Program Director, East Tennessee