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Sisters Empowering Girls Group Home

Cause Area

  • Children & Youth
  • Community
  • Crisis Support

Location

7044 Snyder DrivveMemphis, TN 38125 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

To provide a safe and compassionate family-orientated home for teenage foster girls. Our vision is to unite and empower young girls who struggle with daily life trials and tribulations due to the absence of their biological parents.

Description

Sisters Empowering Girls Group home will be a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) organization established in the Shelby County area. Our purpose simply brings a change of activity in the life of foster care, and juvenile court girls age 13-18. One of our goals is for each child brought into our home to have ongoing educational support and therapy services for those in need. Maintain a strong network of support to the schools, Juvenile court, and DCS, and other foster care agencies. The home will provide 24-hour respite, therapy, supervision, and support in a homelike setting. Our facility will be secure and have the structure check-in and out programs for those who have school are granted leave. Providing security and oversight without making the child feel as if she is in jail.
Our home will be capable of responding to the emotional and behavioral needs of neglected and abused girls. Our goal is to minimize traumatic effects on a child as a result of being removed from the home or previous placement.
Our services will reduce the amount of disruption in the child's life. Provide treatment for the emotional problems of the child. Recognize and treat the entire child.

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