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2018

LifeSet Expands to New York City and Pittsburgh - 2018 New Yorkers for Children in New York City and Allegheny County in Pennsylvania partner with Youth Villages to bring LifeSet to New York City and Pittsburgh. Steven Tyler hosts the inaugural Janie’s Fund GRAMMY...

2017

Bill’s Place Breaks Ground - 2017 The Commercial Appeal recognizes Youth Villages as one of the top 20 large employers in Memphis, Tennessee. Youth Villages breaks ground on Bill’s Place, a $22M expansion of intensive residential services on its Bartlett Campus to...

2016

YMCA First Partner to Provide YVLifeSet - 2016 The Accelerator YMCA in Seattle becomes the first provider to partner with Youth Villages to provide YVLifeSet to help former foster and transition-age youth become independent adults. MDRC, a national social research...

2015

Steven Tyler Launches Janie’s Fund - 2015 MDRC releases its year-one evaluation of YVLifeSet, showing the program boosted earnings, increased housing stability and economic well-being, and improved outcomes related to health and safety for a population of very...

2014

YVIntercept Services Offered in Oklahoma - 2014 The Center for the Study of Social Policy names the Youth Villages YVLifeSet program as one of 15 local, state and national youth-and family-serving initiatives making a critical difference in the lives of youth in...

2013

Youth Villages receives $7.4 million Grant from Microsoft -2013 Tennessee is first to expand comprehensive help to all former foster youth. Through a public-private partnership with Youth Villages, Tennessee’s Department of Children’s Services will offer YVLifeSet to...

2011

YVLifeSet Expansion and Merger with ChristieCare - 2011 The Day Foundation announces a $42 million legacy challenge grant to Youth Villages primarily to help expand the organization’s YVLifeSet program that helps older foster children become successful adults. Merged...

2010

Youth Villages Expands to New Hampshire - 2010 In June 2010, Casey Family Programs released the findings of a study conducted to share the examples of states and counties that have been successful in child welfare reform. The study outlines the way the Tennessee...

2009

Merger with Inner Harbour and Large Expansion - 2009 Youth Villages opens new offices in Miami, Fla.; Asheville, N.C.; and Worcester, Massachusetts. The Youth Villages Girls Center for Intensive Residential Treatment celebrates its grand opening in Bartlett, Tenn....

2008

Breaking Ground in Florida and Georgia - 2008 Youth Villages opens its first offices in Florida, bringing intensive in-home services to Tampa and Lakeland. Youth Villages expands to Georgia, offering intensive in-home services to children and families in Atlanta.

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