Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Cookeville Area Foster Parents Being Recruited

Youth Villages, a private nonprofit organization, has announced that they have a great need for foster families in the Cookeville area. The organzation will offer free information sessions in July and training in August for people in the Cookeville area interested in learning more about becoming foster parents. The sessions will be held on July 21 at noon and July 28 at 5 p.m. Free training starts on August 17, from 6 to 9 p.m. and continues Tuesday and Thursday evenings through September 30, at the Youth Villages office, located at 1420 Neal Street, Suite 202, in Cookeville. Officials say they are looking for single and married adults over the age of 25 and living in the wider Cookeville area who are interested in becoming foster or adoptive parents. For more information, call Kristi Kashner, the foster parent recruiter, at 525-6905.