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Every day, Youth Villages serves thousands of troubled children and their families and we need your help.



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Fundraising events for Youth Villages are always a fun way to support our work. Learn about races, galas, tastings and more.


Personal Fundraising

You can become a fundraiser for Youth Villages online. Honor someone, tie an athletic achievement to fundraising or create a custom page about what's important to you about Youth Villages' work with youth and families. Learn more at our page on

Volunteer or Mentor

By becoming a Youth Villages volunteer or mentor, you can provide a direct, positive force in the lives of young people being treated through Youth Villages, or help us raise funds for our programs by the donation of your valuable time. 

Learn more about volunteering locations and activities

In the Memphis and West Tennessee, Nashville and Middle Tennessee and Metro Atlanta regions, become a mentor and a positive adult influence for young people in our programs – someone who will help them persevere through hard times, advise them to make the right decisions, and just be a friend. Learn more about mentoring through Youth Villages.

In-kind Donations

Often, our children come from extremely disadvantaged situations. In many locations, we can accept clothing or household items but needs vary from location to location. Please visit the "Where We Serve" section of this site for contact information for the location nearest you.

Janie's Fund

Steven Tyler's Janie's Fund


Join Steven Tyler and Youth Villages in our effort to help abused girls put the pieces back together again through Janie's Fund.


Youth Villages is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Please consider making a donation today. We are grateful for any amount you can give!

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Planned Giving

There are a number of ways you can help Youth Villages both now and in your estate. Learn more about planned giving options.

Specialty License Plate



Tennessee residents can show their support for Youth Villages with a specialty license plate for cars registered in the state of Tennessee. To order this plate, visit your local county clerk’s office. If you have any questions, please contact Patrick Hampton at (901) 251-4823.

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 22,000 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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