River City Youth Collective

RCYC is a safe space where youth and young adults can find acceptance, support, and opportunities to learn and grow from and with one another. RCYC offers programming and services in financial literacy, sexual health education, career and education navigation, therapy and independent living housing.

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Fostered Bridges

Fostered Bridges is a nonprofit organization that strives to empower individuals in pursuing their own life goals. First and foremost we aim to provide independence based living opportunities in our tiny home village. Through our services, spanning from teaching job interview skills to comprehensive referrals, we can begin to build bridges towards making our clients’ dreams inevitable.

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Safe House for All (S.A.F.E.)

It is with a heavy heart that the SAFE Board of Directors has had to make the decision to postpone our SAFE HOUSE initiative due to COVID 19. It became evident after SAFE’s first placements that the internet capabilities at the SAFE HOUSE were not sufficient to support full-time online schooling for four teens as well as the foster mother…

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Project Meet Me Halfway

Project Meet Me Halfway is a campaign I launched on January 1, 2010 — the day I began walking halfway across America — from Nashville, Tennessee to Phoenix, Arizona — to raise awareness to the plight of the nearly 30,000 foster children aging out of foster care into homelessness every year in America.

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Chambliss Center for Children

We are licensed as a Child Placing Agency, which allows us to serve children and youth who have been removed from their families and placed in the custody of the State of Tennessee due to abuse, abandonment, or neglect. The agency also has a Transitional Living Program, which provides stable housing and case management for youth who have aged out of…

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SAFE

Our Transitional Living Program was launched the summer of 2017 by our partnership with Monroe Harding, a local foster agency, hosting a camp/retreat for those youth preparing to age of our DCS custody and those currently in EFC (Extension of Foster Care).

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Monroe Harding Youth Connections

Youth Connections is a resource center for youth 16-26, who are currently in or have aged out of foster care or state custody. We offer financial education classes, resume writing, tutoring for HISET tests & peer support groups. Participants have access to laundry facilities & showers, by appointment, and can pick up personal hygiene & small household items from the…

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Stars Training Academy

Stars Training Academy, a division of Stars Behavioral Health Group, collaborates with community agencies across North America to provide enriched training and customized consultation to achieve high fidelity and sustainable implementation of evidence-supported and evidence-based practices. The Stars Training Academy serves as the purveyor of the Transition to Independence Process (TIP) Model.

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The National Crittenton Foundation and the Crittenton Family of Agencies

The National Crittenton Foundation is the national umbrella for the Crittenton family of agencies, providing services and support to girls and young women. Crittenton agencies provide a comprehensive mix of gender & culturally-responsive, trauma-informed, developmentally-appropriate, strength-based services to girls, young women and their families impacted by childhood adversity, violence & trauma.

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