The holiday season is a joyful time of the year, full of hope and wonder. However, it can also come with many stressors: travel, holiday rituals, events, family get-togethers, financial strain, pressure to make the season special, entertaining others and the absence of loved ones.
Youth Villages has offered services in Massachusetts since 2007 and in 2010, expanded into New Hampshire. I’ve worked for Youth Villages for six years and, in that time, I’ve held multiple roles. I started as a family intervention specialist and transitioned to a regional supervisor.
It’s National Adoption Month, and Youth Villages has more than 100 children that need a forever home in Tennessee. There is a need for more families to open their hearts and homes to adopting children so they can receive care and support.
Childhood, and raising children, are the same as they always were but by today’s standards are almost completely different. The last few years have been incredibly anxiety provoking for anyone
After a century of services in Lake Oswego, Youth Villages Oregon closes its chapter at the history-rich Christie School and begins a new one at the newly renovated Water Tower office complex located at 5331 S. Macadam Ave in Portland.
According to a 2013 survey, 40% of LGBTQI adults have experienced rejection from a family member or a close friend and only 37% of this community identify their home as an LGBTQI affirming space. It is estimated that LGBTQI youth and young adults have a 120% higher...
More than 20 young people with lived experience in foster care, mental health and juvenile justice systems flew into Las Vegas today to prepare to lead the Achieving Success: Partnering with Transition-Age Young Adults for Strong Mental Health Workshop. The two-day...
November is National Adoption Awareness Month. More than 8,000 children in the state of Tennessee need safe and loving temporary or permanent homes. Foster families have the opportunity to provide this and create a lasting impact on young people. When navigating their journey, foster parents provide guidance and support for youth to safely travel their path.
Is your child being bullied? A staggering number of children are being bullied on a daily basis in person and through technology. According to federal statistics, approximately 20% of students aged 12-18 experience bullying nationwide.
Jimena and her three siblings grew up with their mother before being separated from her. Their family dynamic changed drastically after Jimena learned about some safety risks in the home.