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Our Mission

Youth Service, Inc. (YSI) is dedicated to strengthening the family unit, helping at-risk teens and promoting child safety. For more than sixty years, YSI has upheld a tradition of excellence, dedicated to meeting the changing needs of children and families in Philadelphia.

Y Without Walls at Youth Emergency Service

Youth Emergency Service (YES) continues to benefit from a passionate and committed member of their staff, David Chaney, Sr. David, a Community Outreach Worker at YES, is also a board member of the Columbia North YMCA. Through this relationship, and with the support and commitment of Bertram L. Lawrence, Group Vice President, Freedom Valley YMCA, […]

8th Annual Tows 4 Tots A Success!

In case you missed it, here is a video to capturing our 8th annual Tows for Tots event. Video and Photo credit to one of our wonderful volunteers Michelle Carvalho.     This past weekend more than 105 tow truckers from Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Maryland gathered at the Baring House Crisis Nursery to deliver […]

From Runaway to Recognized

These are the stories we love to tell – youth overcoming and moving forward.  Pictured below are staff from Youth Emergency Service with Dominique being presented with a Citation from Council President Darrell Clarke recognizing her for perseverance and determination during times of adversity.  Dominique conducted research online to locate programs for youth needing a […]