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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
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:

Youth Villages Dyersburg
December 17 | 6 p.m.
1865 US Hwy 51 Byp N.
Dyersburg, TN 38024

Youth Villages Jackson
December 17 | 6 p.m.
24 Weatherford Square
Jackson, TN 38305

Youth Villages Paris
December 17 | 6 p.m.
412 Tyson Avenue
Paris, TN 38242

or

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:

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

East Tennessee

INFO SESSIONS:

Youth Villages Knoxville
December 9 | 6 p.m.
9111 Cross Park Drive E-475
Knoxville, TN 37923

Please RSVP – Jenny Wade @ 865-560-2558

Youth Villages Johnson City
December 10 | 6 p.m.
3915 Bristol Hwy, Suite 101
Johnson City, TN 37601

Please RSVP – Jessi Bernardini @ 423-283-6527

Youth Villages Chattanooga
December 12 | 6 p.m.
6236 Airpark Drive, Suite A
Chattanooga, TN 37421

Please RSVP – Michele Freeman @ 423-954-8866

Youth Villages Morristown
December 12 | 6 p.m.
225 W. 1st N. St., Suite 302
Morristown, TN 37814

Please RSVP – Lisa Perry @ 423-522-2171