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Foster Care

As a foster parent, you can transform the life of a child simply by becoming the first person to have faith in her, to care where he is, to believe in what she can become. Please help a child find the way home.

Youth Villages Foster Care provides stable, temporary homes for young people who cannot live with their birth families and have been put in state custody. Currently we serve children in Tennessee.

Foster a little hope. Let us tell
you more

1-888-MY-YV-KID

You could make a difference in a child’s life.
1-888-MY-YV-KID
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Peel away the tough outer skin.

Sometimes, the little things are all it takes to get an at-risk kid back on track at school. Clean clothes. A safe place to study. Somebody who cares. Foster parents unlock a kid’s big tomorrows, with the little things today.

Foster a little hope. Let us tell
you more

1-888-MY-YV-KID

Break a low-grade fever.

Sometimes, the little things are all it takes to get an at-risk kid back on track at school. Clean clothes. A safe place to study. Somebody who cares. Foster parents unlock a kid’s big tomorrows, with the little things today.

Foster a little hope. Let us tell
you more

1-888-MY-YV-KID

Change into something new.

Sometimes, the little things are all it takes to help a kid become who she was meant to be. Her own clothes. A stable schedule. Somebody who cares. Foster parents unlock a kid’s big tomorrows, with the little things today.

Foster a little hope. Let us tell
you more

1-888-MY-YV-KID

We Are A Force For Families®

Open Houses and Info Sessions

Have questions about fostering? Youth Villages Foster Care program hosts Open Houses and Info Sessions across Tennessee for anyone interested in learning more about foster care.

Open Houses give you a chance to speak with foster care staff, ask any questions you might have about the process and learn about taking the next steps in a relaxed setting.

Informational Sessions offer a two-hour, structured presentation about the benefits of fostering and the criteria for becoming a foster parent. Anyone is welcome to attend at the appointed time.

West Tennessee

INFO SESSIONS:
Monday, June 10  |  5:30p-7:30p
Youth Villages (Dyersburg)
1865 US Hwy 51 Byp
N.Dyersburg, TN 38024

Tuesday, June 25th  |  5:30p-7:30pm
Youth Villages (Jackson)
24 Weatherford Square
Jackson, TN 38305 (tentative)

Tuesday, June 25th  |  8pm
Youth Villages (Paris)
412 Tyson Avenue Paris, TN 38242

Thursday, July 11th  |  6pm – 8pm
Youth Villages (Shelby Oaks)
5515 Shelby Oaks Drive Memphis, TN 38134

Saturday, July 13th  |  10 a.m. – 12p
Youth Villages (Shelby Oaks)
5515 Shelby Oaks Drive
Memphis, TN 38134

Middle Tennessee

INFO SESSIONS:
Saturday, June 1st | 9 a.m. – Noon
Youth Villages (Nashville)
3310 Perimeter Hill Drive
Nashville, TN 37211

OPEN HOUSES
Saturday, May 18th | 10 a.m. – Noon
Youth Villages (Nashville)
3310 Perimeter Hill Drive
Nashville, TN 37211

Thursday, May 30th | 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Youth Villages (Nashville)
3310 Perimeter Hill Drive
Nashville, TN 37211

Thursday, May 30th | 8 p.m.
Youth Villages (Clarksville)
651 Stowe Ct.
Clarksville, TN 37040

Thursday, May 30th | 8 p.m.
Youth Villages (Columbia)
115 Dyer St.
Columbia, TN 38401

Thursday, May 30th | 8 p.m.
Youth Villages (Cookeville)
448 Neal St.
Cookeville, TN 38501

East Tennessee

INFO SESSIONS:
June 6th and 26th | 6p-8p
Youth Villages (Morristown)
225 W. First North St.
Suite 302
Morristown, TN 37814
Please RSVP – Aisha Ward @ 423-283-6518

June 12th
Time: 6pm to 8 pm
Location: Youth Villages Knoxville Office
Address: 9111 Cross Park Drive E-475,
Knoxville, TN 37923
Please RSVP – Aisha Ward @ 423-283-6518

June 18th
Time: 6pm to 8pm
Location: Youth Villages Johnson City Office
Address: 3915 Bristol Hwy, Suite 101
Johnson City, TN 37601
Please RSVP – Jessi Bernardini @ 423-283-6527

Chattanooga (TBD)