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About Us

For over 160 years, Porter-Leath has been the primary resource for Memphis' at-risk children and families. By focusing on the essential building blocks of healthy development, we not only give them access to the tools they need, but also a sense of hope. The result is Porter-Leath helps build stronger children, stronger families and a stronger Memphis.

A long-living tradition, there is currently no better investment in Memphis than Porter-Leath. Efficiency, quality and dedication are synonymous with Porter-Leath, making it a solid non-profit with measurable outcomes in Shelby County. The combination of reputation, history, constituent trust and accountability set Porter-Leath apart from other organizations.

Our Mission

Empowering children and families to achieve a healthy, optimal and independent lifestyle.

Our Vision

To be the early intervention leader in our community by helping Memphis help children and families.

Our Values

We believe in early intervention, safest environment, teamwork, integrity, professional development and doing what we say.