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Become a Founding Member of Janie's Fund
Join Steven Tyler in his new signature philanthropic initiative to help girls who have been abused and neglected: Janie’s Fund.
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Join the LifeSet Network
The LifeSet Network is an online crowdfunding and social support platform that lets you directly help youth who've aged out of foster care.
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YVLifeSet program results released
Study shows boost to positive outcomes for young adults aging out of foster care and juvenile justice.
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YVLifeSet: Get Ready. Get Set. For Life.
We believe in the potential of every single kid to become an incredible adult.
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Holiday Heroes
You can give to support Holiday Heroes no matter where you live and make sure the children receiving help through Youth Villages make holiday memories to last a lifetime!
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Evidentiary Family Restoration
Evidentiary Family Restoration® is Youth Villages' approach to helping our nation's most vulnerable and troubled children. All our programs and services operate under this approach, which emphasizes family, measurement, community, intensity and accountability. 
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About Us
Youth Villages is a private nonprofit organization dedicated to helping emotionally and behaviorally troubled children and their families live successfully. We help more than 23,000 children and families each year from more than 20 states and Washington, D.C. Our Evidentiary Family Restoration® approach involves intensive work with the child and family, a focus on measuring outcomes, keeping children in the community whenever safely possible, and providing accountability to families and funders. The EFR approach produces lasting success for children with success rates twice that of traditional services at one-third the cost of traditional care.
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