- Youth graduate from high school career and college ready.
- Children and youth have food, shelter, clothing and basic healthcare needs met.
- Children and youth believe in themselves and value others.
- Children and youth develop the ability to make good choices.
Vision Council Initiatives
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2017 Member Agency Programs
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Tri-Cities - Community-Based & Site-Based Mentoring Program: $73,000
Provides at-risk children with friendship, guidance, and fun by uniting them with a caring adult mentor – their Big Brother or Big Sister.
Boy Scouts of America, Sequoyah Council - Youth Development Program: $18,304
Teaches participants life-long skills and values so they can become responsible, caring, and productive adults as a result of the Scouting comprehensive methodology.
Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians - Leadership Experience Program: $18,304
Provides a leadership model specifically designed to help girls develop 21st century leadership skills they need to be successful.
Girls Inc. of Kingsport - Core Program: $185,000
Provides facility based and outreach programs after school, after hours, off site and during the summer for girls ages 4-19 that enhance their educational, occupational, and physical development.
Holston Children & Youth Services (Frontier Health) - School Based Prevention Program: $35,023
Provides clinical services for at-risk students with academic, social, and/or behavioral problems; helps schools maintain safe, disciplined learning environments; and provides consultation for teachers and collaboration with counselors.
Kingsport Child Development Center - Sliding Fee Scale/Income-Based Childcare Program: $122,342
Provides quality childcare and pre-school services implementing developmentally-appropriate programs meeting the social, emotional, and educational needs of all children served at affordable rate for parents/guardians.
Small Miracles Therapeutic Equestrian Center - Equine-Assisted Positive Youth Development Program: $14,039
Enhances the lives of children and youth at-risk of not succeeding by developing character and life skills through a strength-based program utilizing unmounted, experiential equine-assisted activities and therapies.
Small Miracles Therapeutic Equestrian Center - Equine-Assisted Activities & Therapies Program: $18,749
Enhances the physical, emotional, social, and cognitive growth of individuals with special needs through both mounted and unmounted equine-assisted activities and therapies.