Join Porter-Leath in our mission of empowering children and families to achieve a healthy, optimal and independent lifestyle! Since 1850, 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. As a result, Porter-Leath is helping build strong children, stronger families and a stronger Memphis. 

Enroll in a Program

To enroll in Porter-Leath programs, please fill out our inquiry form, which will be routed to the appropriate program contact, or call the program contact listed in our directory.

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Explore Careers

To explore career opportunities or to learn more about working at Porter-Leath, our Careers page offers a quick overview of what makes working at Porter-Leath special as well as links to our open jobs portal. 

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Volunteering at Porter-Leath is fun! We have hundreds of folks who spend time in our Preschool classrooms each year. Individuals, schools, and corporate groups have a blast spending time with our children during their school day. Even if it's just 15 minutes in a classroom to read a book, our children really enjoy making new friends. Those interested in volunteering at Porter-Leath should begin by submitting our volunteer application. Once received, our staff will be in touch to set up your volunteer experience. Groups interested in volunteering at Porter-Leath should call 901-577-2500 x 1119.

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