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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Children & Youth, Children & Youth Services, Foster Care

Mission: Vision - tennessee cares for kids envisions a community where all children are valued, grow up in safe, loving and nurturing families and are supported and empowered to reach their full, god-given potential. Mission - we are dedicated to supporting children and families in crisis, foster care, adoption and child abuse prevention in the communities we serve.

Programs: We provided clothing, school supplies, and more to foster children and other children and families in crisis in the communities we serve. We served approx. 300 children and/or families with this program. We also provided housing, utilities, transportation and more to homeless youth (and their children) who were previously in the child welfare system and other families in danger of losing their children to the child welfare system. We also provided supervised visitation services to families referred from the family and juvenile court systems. We also implemented programs designed to decrease the prevalence of child sexual abuse in our community.

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Community Stories

2 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

1 Katrina6

Volunteer

Rating: 5

It's a privilege to know they are here for Tn children. They love, care, & support children & help families all in the name of Jesus! Where God guides He provides. That is clear w/ Maury County Cares For Kids now "Tn" & in 2 more counties. This organization is needed & can always use more volunteers.

1 ____664

Board Member

Rating: 5

This grassroots organization has taken the bold steps necessary to engage the communities it serves in responding to the needs its most vulnerable and negatively impacted citizens - the abused, abandoned and neglected children and teens. Through private donations, fundraisers, and proceeds from childrens resale stores, they provide new or gently used clothing, shoes and accessories, duffle bags, backpacks, school supplies, books, games and more to childen in foster care, kinship care, homeless youth and more. This organization also provides assistance with housing, utilities, employment, transportation and other basic life necessities to youth ages 18-21 who have aged of the foster care system with no resources. The majority of the services are provided by volunteers, which engages the community with this much needed organization. They have expanded into 3 other counties and changed their corporate name to Tennessee Cares for Kids.