Youth Service, Inc.
410 N. 34th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Tel: 215-222-3262
Fax: 215-222-2352
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Our Mission

Youth Service Inc.

For more than 65 years, YSI has upheld a tradition of excellence, dedicated to meeting the changing needs of children and families in Philadelphia. Our mission is to offer accessible, quality services to at-risk children and families. We are dedicated to strengthening the family unit, helping at-risk teens and promoting child safety.

Who We Help

Who We Help

YSI provides immediate shelter and support services to Philadelphia’s children, youth and families.
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Our Programs

Our Programs

Youth Emergency Service, Crisis Nurseries, Family Based Services & Parenting Education, and more.
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News & Events

News & Events

Stay up to date on the latest blog posts and news on programs and events at YSI.
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By contributing to YSI, you can help provide much-needed services to vulnerable children and families. We count on the generous support of individual donors, foundations, businesses and faith communities to ensure that all of our clients receive excellent care.

 

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YSI News & Events

Baring House Crisis Nursery has achieved Keystone STAR Level 1 (AFEL)

August 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Some good news!  Baring House Crisis Nursery has achieved Keystone STAR Level 1 which assures quality is foremost in its programming and planning. With the support of colleagues and mentors in the West Philadelphia Action For Early [...]

In YSI’s care as a child, he gives back to the agency with gratitude

July 25th, 2017|0 Comments

In YSI’s care as a child, he gives back to the agency with gratitude Don Kennel was in foster care through Youth Service for several years as a child, along with his two younger brothers. Now working in information technology at mutual fund company Vanguard, Don has never [...]

Youth Service, Inc. Launches Sneaker Drive Fundraiser to benefit at-risk youth.

August 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Youth Service, Inc. Launches Sneaker Drive Fundraiser to benefit at-risk youth. (Philadelphia, PA - August 2017) – Youth Service, Inc. is conducting a sneaker drive fundraiser throughout the months of August and September to collect sneakers, raise funds and [...]

Baring House Crisis Nursery has achieved Keystone STAR Level 1 (AFEL)

August 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Some good news!  Baring House Crisis Nursery has achieved Keystone STAR Level 1 which assures quality is foremost in its programming and planning. With the support of colleagues and mentors in the West Philadelphia Action For Early [...]

We bid a fond farewell to Rhonda…

July 13th, 2017|0 Comments

On more than one occasion, Rhonda Johnson, Supervisor of the Sally Watson Crisis Nursery Program, had to let parents know that she was not Sally Watson. She quickly grew to laugh along with the parents [...]

Plant a Seed, Water a Seed, and Hope it Grows – Bernice Andrews

June 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Plant a Seed, Water a Seed, and Hope it Grows   In nearly 38 years at Youth Service, Inc., Bernice Andrews has never seen her job as a regular 9:00 to 5:00. As funding sources [...]