East Tennessee

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.

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Programs

Provided to East Tennessee

Intercept

Intercept®

Strengthening families to prevent or limit the need for foster care

residential treatment programs

Residential treatment programs

Intensive support for children with serious emotional and behavioral issues on residential campuses

LifeSet

Lifeset™

Helping young adults make a successful transition to adulthood

MST

Multisystemic Therapy®

For teens who are at-risk of placement out of home due to anti-social behavior

Foster Care

Foster Care

Foster hope with a village behind you.

Adoption

Adoption

Finding forever families for Tennessee children
Specialized Crisis Services

Specialized Crisis Services

Providing specially trained, crisis counselors 24 hours a day

Our Results

  • Overall satisfaction 92% 92%
  • Youth living at home or independently 86% 86%
  • Youth in school and/or employed 94% 94%
  • Youth reporting no law trouble 88% 88%

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.

Additional Resources

Tennessee Fact Sheet

132,476

youth served in Tennessee

Help create lasting change in East Tennessee

Donate

Your one-time or continuing contribution goes directly to helping children and young adults get the chance they deserve.

volunteer

VOLUNTEER

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

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.

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Mentoring

You can become a powerful, positive force in the life of a child with emotional and behavioral problems.

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License plate

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

Local Leadership

Charmaine Kromer

Charmaine Kromer

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.

Amanda Tillman

Regional Program Director, East Tennessee

Melissa Jackson-Wade

Program Director, East Tennessee

LOCATIONS

Chattanooga

6236 Air Park Drive, Suite A
Chattanooga, TN 37421
Directions

Contact

Phone: 423-954-8890
Fax: 423-954-8880

Knoxville

9111 Cross Park Drive, Suite E-475
Knoxville, TN 37923
Directions

Contact

Phone: 865-560-2550
Fax: 865-560-2580

Johnson City

3915 Bristol Highway, #101
Johnson City, TN 37601
Directions

Contact

Phone: 423-283-6500
Fax: 423-283-6550

Morristown

225 West First North Street, Suite 302
Millennium Square Building
Morristown, TN 37814
Directions

Contact

Phone: 423-522-2200
Fax: 423-522-2180

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