WOOSTER, OH – The Village Network is pleased to announce the appointment of Tammy Leaver as its Vice President of Human Resources. The appointment is a key part of the organization’s ongoing drive to support its mission to help youth and families achieve brighter futures. Ms. Leaver joins The Village Network with more than 25 years […]
Thanks in part to a grant from The Youngstown Foundation, local youth were able to access to the vital mental health services they needed this summer at The Village Network Youngstown’s Summer Programs.
It’s a short walk from J.T. Karaffa Elementary School to Toronto Junior and Senior High School, but it seemed like an insurmountable journey to Parker Williamson. Parker would have to make the trip because he was completing fifth grade and heading into sixth grade. For many students, the short walk between the two buildings on […]
Children can develop all of the same mental health conditions as adults, but because they’re still learning how to identify and talk about thoughts and emotions, they typically express them differently than adults. For example, depressed children will often show more irritability than depressed adults, who more typically show sadness. Children suffering from anxiety will […]
You are now 18. You are on your own. Now foster care is over and you’ve been couch-surfing for awhile and recently you’ve had a little trouble with the law. No family. No job. No transportation. No bank account, not even a social security card. No hope.
A growing relationship between Franklinton Preparatory Academy in Columbus and The Village Network is producing positive outcomes, and it has literally given one student a new lease on life.
WOOSTER — The Village Network’s Boys’ Village School will be operated by LEAP, which provides special education services for public schools, when the school year ends. The Village Network and Wooster City Schools made the joint announcement in September 2018 that the Wooster district would no longer be operating Boys’ Village School on the TVN […]
WOOSTER, Ohio — The Village Network is proud to announce that they have selected LEAP as a new partner for education services at the Wooster Residential Campus. Effective July 1, LEAP will begin leading education services at the Boys’ Village School, which was previously operated by Wooster City Schools. The amicable decision was made in […]
WOOSTER, Ohio — The Village Network has again achieved national accreditation through the New York-based Council on Accreditation. Staff of The Village Network, which provides care and services to traumatized children and their families in Ohio and West Virginia, spent about a year on the accreditation process. “It can be a challenge for an organization […]
Mental health support for students is a big item on the ongoing agenda of the district and will be implemented under an 'umbrella of services.'