New foster care program offered in Hub City

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - A private, non-profit organization which helps emotionally and behaviorally troubled children in our area is extending its outreach to those in need. Today, Youth Villages and the Area Development Partnership hosted a ribbon-cutting to announce a new, therapeutic foster care program offered in South Mississippi.

For several years in Hattiesburg, Youth Villages has provided intensive in-home counseling and a transitional living program. The organization was founded in Memphis, Tennessee in 1986.

The organization is looking for foster parents for the new program. If you're interested, you can call (601) 271-7573 or go to their website at

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