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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.

An evening to celebrate 40 years of child advocacy

An evening to celebrate 40 years of child advocacy The Support Center for Child Advocates will celebrate 40 years of child advocacy by recognizing forty “Distinguished Advocates”. Youth Service, Inc. is honored to announce YSI’s Executive Director, Gwendolyn Bailey; will be acknowledged for her committed service and extraordinary efforts towards improving the lives of traumatized children.  […]

Join us for the 15th Annual “I Can Dream” Teen Conference Saturday May 20th, 2017

Join us for the 15th Annual Anthony Martin’s “I Can Dream” Teen Conference hosted by Youth Service, Inc. This year’s event is expected to have close to 300 teens in attendance at Temple University’s Howard Gittens Student Center on Saturday May 20th, 2017 from 9 AM to 3 PM. https://youtu.be/7rs4IYaIpBc   This year our theme will […]

Making A Difference

Volunteers who get involved with YSI are constantly demonstrating what it really means to care for others and believe in a cause. If you or anyone in your family has volunteered before you know it’s not for the faint of heart. It can be incredibly rewarding, but also challenging and requires a certain type of […]