Youth Villages is endorsing a bipartisan bill introduced today in the U.S. House of Representatives to provide immediate, targeted relief to children, youth and families significantly impacted by the COVID-19 emergency.
Youth Villages licensed program expert, Brittany Jones shares advice for parents on how to talk to kids about racism during this school year. She urges that parents “don’t need to be experts, they just need to be real.”
New programs are launching in four jurisdictions across the country to provide comprehensive support to young people turning 18 in foster care – one of the groups hit hardest by the impact of the COVID-19 crisis.
The nonprofit organization Youth Villages is partnering with the state of Kentucky to start offering a new program called LifeSet.
The goal is to work with young people between the ages of 17 and 22 who are transitioning out of foster care in Kentucky.
Youth Villages, which offers services in the Boston area from its Woburn office, is holding its annual Backpack Heroes campaign.