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About Us

For over 170 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 leader in helping children and families succeed.

Our Values

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