Youth Villages Tennessee Articles

The Kids Need Love

The Kids Need Love

When they set out to foster one child, Angela and Kevin Grant never expected…

This is Our Calling

This is Our Calling

Andy and Debbie Watts have fostered children for years, both together as a married couple and before they were married.

Middle Tennessee Volunteer Spotlight

Middle Tennessee Volunteer Spotlight

When COVID-19 forced everyone to make dramatic changes and in-person activities were suspended, Youth Villages’ volunteers remained committed to helping in any way they could. With the help of our established Friend In Need volunteer group, former Backpack Heroes and Holiday Heroes, and current group home volunteers, staff was able to immediately jump into action.

Foster Care Awareness Activities in Middle Tennessee

Foster Care Awareness Activities in Middle Tennessee

May is National Foster Care Awareness Month. In Tennessee, approximately 8,000 children are in foster care at any given time. With fewer than 4,000 foster families, the need is ever-present; even during COVID-19. National statistics show that a new child is placed into care every two minutes.

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