Research findings are used to enhance program, increase effectiveness
YVLifeSet is part of the largest rigorous random assignment controlled study of a program to help former foster youth every conducted. MDRC has found that YVLifeSet is one of the only programs that improves multiple outcomes for youth aging out of foster care and juvenile justice.
Three reports on the program now are available. Read about the full project at MDRC.org.
Guided by the research, Youth Villages is continually enhancing the program to improve outcomes and will be conducting further research to test program effectiveness.