Youth Villages: Helping Children & Families Live Successfully

Katie Jones, Director of Development

Katie Jones, Director of Development for West Tennessee with Youth Villages, who highlights the organization’s focus on helping children and families live successfully and their efforts to help youth across the United States with a wide range of services, including residential treatment, intensive in-home treatment, LifeSet, foster care and adoption and specialized crisis support. Jones also discusses the 38th Annual Youth Villages 5k and 10 Miler presented by Nike and the Memphis Area Association of Realtors, which is being held virtually September 5-12, 2020. 

Youth Villages provides help for children and young people across the United States who face a wide range of emotional, mental and behavioral problems. We work to find solutions using proven treatment models that strengthen the child’s family and support systems and dramatically improve their long-term success. Youth Villages helped more than 30,000 young people and their families this year.


Join us for our 38th annual virtual YV5K & 10Miler. In this time of social distancing, you can run, walk or skip at any location from Sept. 5-12. You can participate anywhere, any time!

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