Levacy Smith is a master’s level graduate from the University of South Carolina in Social Work and has called the Carolinas her home for all of her life. After graduating in 1999, she felt that God led her to the field of adoptions and she has remained in this field for her entire social work career (over 17 years) and believes wholeheartedly that every child deserves a family. Levacy’s husband, Nathan, is an itinerate Christian speaker and ministers to thousands of teenagers and college aged students here in the US and abroad, as well as, leads short term mission trips to several African countries. Levacy has traveled to many foreign countries and helps with orphan efforts through her local church in Ethiopia and Kenya. She and her husband, Nathan, have two daughters, Gracie and Sophie. Levacy has worked in foster care adoptions, with domestic birthmother programs, and with conducting adoption home studies. Levacy has served Lifeline clients for many years and has been officially on staff since 2012. She has also been trained as a TBRI® (Trust Based Relational Intervention) Practitioner through the Karen Purvis Institute for Child Development at Texas Christian University.