Homes – Engaging Our Young People in Difficult Conversations

Homes – Engaging Our Young People in Difficult Conversations

2020 brought to light a national focus and conversation on social injustice and systemic racism in our society. We seek not to impart beliefs and values on the young adults we work with, but rather to engage them in conversation and direct them towards resources. At...
Healing – The Greatest Gift

Healing – The Greatest Gift

A story from one of our foster parents: Our beautiful foster daughter came to us in July 2020. We received over 20 calls before this placement happened, but we kept trusting God had a plan. It became glaringly obvious that plan was her when she came to us for a visit...
Opportunities – Growing Support for Post-Secondary Students

Opportunities – Growing Support for Post-Secondary Students

Heaven graduated high school in 2020 and decided to attend Tennessee State University. She needed extra support once her college classes began even though she was receiving help from her high school counselor and her DCS case manager.  Heaven struggled with distance...
Engagement – No Good Deed Goes Unnoticed

Engagement – No Good Deed Goes Unnoticed

Former NFL player Michael Oher and subject of the movie “The Blindside,” is no stranger to experiencing at a young age the benefits of good deeds and kindness from others. Michael was determined when young to beat the negative odds of the cards he was dealt and rise...
Homes – An Environment to Grow and to Thrive

Homes – An Environment to Grow and to Thrive

Many of our young adults were previously in group foster care or other residential programs. One concern that we often hear from these young people is that these places don’t feel like a home or look too “institutionalized.” We understand that it’s not enough to...
Healing – Wholehearted Healing

Healing – Wholehearted Healing

Our friends at Kendra Scott in Green Hills gave a young woman in our Works Wonders program, Sara, the opportunity to express herself by making a collection of jewelry. Her collection, a beautiful bracelet and ring, both symbolizes and celebrates her journey at Monroe...

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