Believe & Achieve

3-27-15 Youth for Youth

“You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” -- Maya Angelou

Connect with the Independent Living Staff and other Youth in Transition


Middle Tennessee Youth 4 Youth 

Youth 4 Youth Shelby County 

East Tri-Regional Youth 4 Youth 

Tennessee Valley Youth 4 Youth

* There also are secret Facebook groups, like a statewide Youth 4 Youth group, so be sure to ask your worker or email Independent Living for details.



Read the "Guide for Youth in Foster Care"

Youth in foster care should be empowered to make decisions about their lives.  

Read A Guide for Teens in Foster Care, which outlines some important things you should be able to expect.  

Contact DCS Independent Living if you have questions or want to connect with other young adults in your area.