We strongly believe that, if possible, a child is best raised with their parents. Our Intercept program helps parents like Rudolfo Duenes have the skills and preparedness to raise their children successfully.
After the tragic death of his ex-wife, Rudolfo fought to gain custody of his children. He began meeting with his Intercept Specialist regularly. Rudolfo now has full custody of his children where they are happy and proud to be with dad. Read Rudolfo's full story: ... See MoreSee Less
Alabama Dad goes the distance to reunite his familyJun 17, 2017 Rudolfo Duenes was in Atlanta when he got the phone call that changed his family’s life. His ex-wife, living in Birmingham, Alabama, had been found unconscious in her home. Drugs were involved. Their children, Gavin, 3, and McKenzie, ...
Young people who turn 18 in foster care are resilient and want to become successful adults. Zoe has had many hardships, but when faced with leaving the foster care system without a plan for the future or solid support, he knew he needed help.
“LifeSet has allowed me to network and make connections with other youth, similar to me and from completely different walks of life,” Zoe said. “The program has given me tremendous support and guidance and has kept me motivated to reaching my goals.” Read Zoe's Story:
Young people who turn 18 in foster care are resilient and want to become successful adults. Zoe, entered state custody at 14 years old and moved around a lot before “aging out.” “I never really unpacked my clothing because I moved so much. I kept it in whatever bag I could find,” he says.
Reagan tells WBIR News in Knoxville, TN about her journey entering and aging out of foster care. She’s now 19, co-president of a foster care support group, and on her way to study social work at the University of Tennessee.
We love to encourage our youth to express themselves in therapeutic ways like singing! The Wallace girls group home in Nashville was selected by the Nashville Film Festival again this year to partner for the Livin’ Reel project which connects local artists with at-risk youth to create an original piece of art. This year, the Wallace girls and local artists created an original song called “You’re Not Alone” and the song was premiered at the Nashville Film Festival’s virtual event this week. ... See MoreSee Less