YFT is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization and is currently licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Social Services and Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Development Services (DBHDS) to accommodate residential placements in our shelter and residential treatment center and DBHDS to provide opportunities for Therapeutic Day Treatment and Intensive-In-Home services. YFT is also accredited by the Virginia Association of Independent Specialized Facilities (VAISEF), an accrediting organization of the Virginia Council on Private Education, recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Education to provide secondary education to residential and day school students.
Youth For Tomorrow provides safe and healthy residences for boys and girls 12-18 years of age. These children attend our state accredited secondary school and receive regularly scheduled therapy from certified/licensed therapists. YFT employs dedicated teachers, counselors, house parents and other professional staff. Since 1986, YFT has reached over 1,000 youth who have been successfully served by our integrated three component program: Residential, Education and Counseling. – less