Phasing Up to New Possibilities

The Village Network Center: Phasing Up to New Possibilities Program is the cornerstone of JCSU's foster care initiative. Its goal is to remove the barriers that face youth phasing out of foster care and provide them opportunities to pursue their ambitions continued education.

The PhasingUP Program

Our innovative program works with local child welfare agencies and community organizations to construct an integrated model of support for students in all stages of the foster care system.

The Village Network Center

The former home of Dr. George E. Davis stands a block from the campus of Johnson C. Smith University. It is currently under renovation to serve as the Foster Village Network Center.

“Phasing UP” Student Stories

Read the stories of JCSU students who are excelling in higher education and inspiring other youth who are phasing out of the foster care system.