Lawmakers recently passed legislation making extended foster care available to more youth in Tennessee. This means that more young adults who ‘age out’ of the foster care system, usually at the age of 18, are now eligible for an extension of foster care services until they turn 21.
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Wake Up Call from SBLI & Youth Villages
Youth Villages partnered with SBLI for this year’s Holiday Heroes campaign. Check out this incredible group on WCVB 5’s Eye Opener segment.
Youth Villages offers a path from foster care to an independent adulthood: Season of Sharing 2022
When a young person ages out of foster care, they’re generally on their own. No surprise, then, that by the age of 25 a staggering 50% face homelessness. That’s where Youth Villages comes in.
Memphis Tigers host wrapping party for gifts for Youth Villages children
University of Memphis Tigers Athletics teamed up with Youth Villages’ Holiday Heroes to host their Tigers student-athletes gift-wrapping party.
Youth Villages Oregon sees escalating emotional and behavioral challenges among youth
In Central Oregon, Youth Villages, a nationwide nonprofit, offers various emotional and behavioral support services to kids and families, and sees the need for its programs on the rise.
Boston Magazine Party Pics – Red Kite Nite
Red Kite Nite, hosted by the Youth Villages of Massachusetts and New Hampshire Leadership Council, was featured in Boston Magazine. The event raised $60,000 to support our LifeSet program.
Mental health support program helps youth by breaking the mold
The High-Fidelity Wraparound Program is a personalized model of mental and behavioral health care that breaks the traditional mold. It aims to help youth and their families set and achieve goals for their lives
Moving company helps give back with backpacks filled with school supplies for Massachusetts children
Brett Houle was in the Youth Villages LifeSet program in 2009. Eleven years later, he was reunited with Youth Villages when the moving company he works for, Two Men & a Truck,
Nyla’s Story: From Foster to Freshman
Moving to a college can be an exciting yet anxious experience for many young people. For those aging out of foster care, applying to and even getting enrolled in a college can be a monumental task. That’s where LifeSet comes in.
Private, non-profit organization expands mental health services to ENC
A new mental health service is expanding in Eastern North Carolina. The program is part of Youth Villages, a private non-profit group that helps children and families.