Youth Villages Massachusetts Articles

Tom Palmieri: Why I Joined the Youth Villages Leadership Council

Tom Palmieri: Why I Joined the Youth Villages Leadership Council

From the first moment I heard of Youth Villages, I was hooked. Two Youth Villages employees came to my company’s office five years ago for an informal ‘lunch and learn’ about the organization. They took us through the LifeSet program from its start in Massachusetts in 2009 to its current state and their hope for the program’s growth.

LifeSet Changed my Life – Emely’s Story

LifeSet Changed my Life – Emely’s Story

When she was only 9 years old, Emely was abused by someone she thought she could trust. She was forced to do and see things no child should have to experience. For eight years, the abuse was constant and ongoing.

Coming Full Circle – Brett’s Story

Coming Full Circle – Brett’s Story

At 6 years old, Brett entered foster care. He spent 11 years in and out of group homes and different foster placements. Finding a permanent home felt like it was never going to happen for him.

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