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
Let us tell
you more

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®

 

Foster Care 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.

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.

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.

 

West Tennessee

INFO SESSIONS:

Contact one of our trainer/recruiter to schedule an individual info session:

Portia Williams or La’Tava Chandler
901-252-7939

Middle Tennessee

INFO SESSIONS:

Youth Villages Nashville Office
Wednesday, February 19 | 6:00 p.m.
3310 Perimeter Hill Drive
Nashville, TN 37211
Contact: Samantha Mlekush @ 615-250-7318

Youth Villages Nashville Office
Saturday, February 22 | 9:00 a.m.
3310 Perimeter Hill Drive
Nashville, TN 37211
Contact: Samantha Mlekush @ 615-250-7318

Youth Villages Clarksville Office
Monday, March 2 | 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
651 Stowe Court
Clarksville, TN 34040
Contact: Shelby Ortner @ 931-552-5246 or Jaclyn Lynch @ 931-552-5260

or

Contact a trainer/recruiter near you to schedule an individual info session:

Youth Villages Clarksville
Jaclyn Lynch
931-552-5260

Youth Villages Columbia
Jeff Mason
931-560-4250

Youth Villages Cookeville
Sarah Dowd
931-525-6905

Youth Villages Nashville
Wendy Lunsford
615-250-7282

Samantha Mlekush
615-250-7318

Freddy Valcarcel
615-250-7329

East Tennessee

INFO SESSIONS:

ETSU Warf-Pickel
February 20th | 6pm
128 David Collins Way
Johnson City, TN 37614

Please RSVP – Jessi Bernardini @ 423-283-6527