I Have Breast Cancer: How Do I Tell My Children?

I Have Breast Cancer: How Do I Tell My Children?

As a caregiver, your first instinct is to protect your child from being upset, scared or hurt. That’s a perfectly reasonable mindset. But how do you hold it together when you’re the one who’s facing all of these emotions after a recent diagnosis of breast cancer? Dr. Rebekah Lemmons provides tips to caregivers to help you both through this journey.

Volunteer Spotlight – Henry Boyd

Volunteer Spotlight – Henry Boyd

Youth Villages is grateful to have dedicated community volunteers who are invaluable resources for our staff and youth. They motivate and inspire by giving their time, knowledge and hearts to support the mission and values of our organization.

Through LifeSet and YVScholars, Zoe builds his future

Through LifeSet and YVScholars, Zoe builds his future

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.