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
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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
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
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
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