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  • A volunteer Board of Directors, chaired by Bryan Jordan, governs Youth Villages. In addition, there are Local Boards in Georgia, Massachusetts, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oregon and Tennessee (Middle and West).
  • Chief Executive Officer Patrick W. Lawler has led the organization since its inception.

  • Officers and directors lead a staff of more than 2,700.

  • In addition, our Board of Advocates comprises prominent individuals who champion our work.
About Us
Youth Villages is a national leader in children’s mental and behavioral health bringing help and hope to more than 25,000 children, families and young people across the United States this year. The organization offers a continuum of evidence- and research-based programs, including its two national models: YVIntercept, which offers intensive in-home services, and YVLifeSet, which gives former foster youth a good start on a successful adulthood.
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