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Gov. Bill Haslam joins Youth Villages in announcing results of rigorous study on how effectively to help Tennessee’s former foster youth

Gov. Bill Haslam recently joined former foster youth and national experts at Youth Villages Memphis Operations Center to announce and discuss the positive results of a landmark five-year study of the Youth Villages YVLifeSet program in Tennessee. 698 more words


Clinton Global Initiative America commitment improves the lives of Tennessee’s former foster youth

Every former foster youth who turned 18 in Tennessee was offered intensive help to transition successfully to independent adulthood in 2014 as part of a… 795 more words


Study Shows Boost to Positive Outcomes for Young Adults Aging Out of Foster Care and Juvenile Justice

Large, Rigorous Study Shows Youth Villages Program Increases Economic Well-being, Reduces Homelessness

MDRC, a nonprofit, nonpartisan education and social policy research firm, released encouraging results today from a rigorous evaluation of Youth Villages’ transitional living program, called YVLifeSet, for young adults aging out of the foster care and juvenile justice systems. 617 more words


Bayes Impact to help Youth Villages enhance Intercept program for children and families

Youth Villages is excited to partner with Bayes Impact, a San Francisco-based nonprofit that aims to bring data science solutions to big social problems, on a project that will help enhance Youth Villages’ positive results for children and families. 405 more words


For the first time, Dallas knows his parents are here to stay

Although Dallas was adopted when he was 3 years old, he did not find permanency until after he turned 14.

After successfully completing a program at the Youth Villages Dogwood Campus, Dallas returned to his first adoptive home. 307 more words


Tabitha ready to start the next chapter

Tabitha expects good things to happen.

More importantly, she expects good things to happen to her.

“I think I’m ready to receive good things and accept accomplishments,” she said. 402 more words


Alexis finds strength, motivation to thrive

Alexis didn’t have anywhere else to turn when she called her former transitional living specialist Michael Williams.

A year before, she’d discharged from the Youth Villages transitional living program, now called YVLifeSet, and was doing well in high school. 435 more words