To dramatically reduce the number of children who have been in foster care for over 1 year.
The mission of New Life Village is to provide a supportive environment, within an intergenerational community, for children in need of a safe and stable family experience.
The Village exists to reduce the number of children in long term foster care by encouraging more families to adopt or to prevent them from entering into foster care at all. New Life Village supports the foster care system by providing program rich, below market housing to foster-adoptive and kinship families of children, many who have survived abuse, neglect and trauma. Seniors living in the community serve as surrogate grandparents, volunteers, and tutors. Our community provides children a loving, supportive place to call home while they heal from the effects of their trauma(s). The village also connects parents to a community of supports and resources so that children have families that are supported and supportive. New Life Village is the only community of its kind in Florida! We focus on three areas that impact the local foster care system: