State approves funding for ‘first step’ in Wilder Youth Center replacement

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 14, 2023 7:06 PM CT | Published: September 14, 2023 3:50 PM CT

The renovation is part of the Tennessee Department of Children’s Services’ plan to manage the crisis of placements for youths in foster care or the juvenile justice system.


Tennessee Department of Children’s Services Wilder Youth Development Center
Ian Round

Ian Round

Ian Round is The Daily Memphian’s state government reporter based in Nashville. He came to Tennessee from Maryland, where he reported on local politics for Baltimore Brew. He earned a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Maryland in December 2019.


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