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Memphis Parent – May is National Foster Care Month

May 14, 2024 | Foster Care Stories, Media Coverage

When children enter the foster care system, the priority is to find a path to permanency – whether through adoption or reunification with their biological family. Often, children are placed in foster care for a short time while the best next steps are determined.

With nearly 8,000 children in need of foster homes in Tennessee, foster parents like Memphian Ursula Hall have never been more important.

Hall became a foster parent four years ago. Her sister and a friend were foster parents through Youth Villages. When she decided the time was right to go through foster care training and open her home, her first call was to Youth Villages.

Read the full Memphis Parent story here.

Learn more about being a foster parent here.

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