Foster parents needed, training available
Youth Villages is looking for caring adults in the Mid-South to serve as foster parents to children who have suffered abuse, neglect or abandonment. Free orientation sessions and training classes are now available.
The first free foster parent orientation sessions of the year will be at these times:
- 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 9
- 10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 11
Youth Villages will also offer two sets of free training classes to teach new foster parents how to address a child’s emotional and behavioral problems, as well as parenting and discipline techniques. The first training classes of the year will be at these times:
- 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning Jan. 14
- 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, beginning Jan. 18