Young people who turn 18 in foster care are resilient and want to become successful adults. Zoe has had many hardships, but when faced with leaving the foster care system without a plan for the future or solid support, he knew he needed help.
“LifeSet has allowed me to network and make connections with other youth, similar to me and from completely different walks of life,” Zoe said. “The program has given me tremendous support and guidance and has kept me motivated to reaching my goals.” Read Zoe's Story:
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.
Reagan tells WBIR News in Knoxville, TN about her journey entering and aging out of foster care. She’s now 19, co-president of a foster care support group, and on her way to study social work at the University of Tennessee.
We love to encourage our youth to express themselves in therapeutic ways like singing! The Wallace girls group home in Nashville was selected by the Nashville Film Festival again this year to partner for the Livin’ Reel project which connects local artists with at-risk youth to create an original piece of art. This year, the Wallace girls and local artists created an original song called “You’re Not Alone” and the song was premiered at the Nashville Film Festival’s virtual event this week. ... See MoreSee Less
We have been named a finalist for Clarksvillenow.com Clarksville’s Best in the Nonprofit Organization Category. You can help us win by making a donation on our GoFundMe page before this Friday, Oct. 9th. The winner will receive $24,000 in advertising to help recruit foster parents across Tennessee! ... See MoreSee Less