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Youth Villages expanded into California when it merged with the Camellia Network to create the LifeSet Network in 2015. LifeSet Network is a nonprofit crowdfunding and social support platform helping former foster children. The website allows participants to help young people transitioning out of foster care attain their goals by crowdfunding needs registries the young people have designated essential to achieving a particular goal. To find out more about LifeSet Network, visit

If you are a referring professional interested in our residential services, please inquire here.

If you are affiliated with your state’s child welfare, juvenile justice or mental health systems and would like to learn more about bringing Youth Villages’ home- and community-based services to your state, please visit about our “Solutions for States” page on this site. 

If you are a parent or guardian simply looking for help with your child or teen’s emotional or behavioral problems, please visit our family resource center on this site. 


Program: LifeSet Network
1220 H Street
Suite 204
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: 916-668-7800

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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