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.

Our Programs

Our Programs

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

News & Events

News & Events

Stay up to date on the latest blog posts and news on programs and events at YSI.


Help us help children and families

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.



YSI News & Events

Fatherhood Summit

June 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Comcast Cares Day at YSI

May 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Comcast Cares Day at YSI On April 21st Youth Service, Inc. welcomed volunteers back for the 16th Annual Comcast Cares Day. More than 100,000 Comcast NBCUniversal employees participated in projects across the nation. Comcast Cares [...]

Safe Place Ribbon cutting at the YMCA

March 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Columbia North YMCA's Executive Director, Claine Crew with Youth Emergency Services Director, Tim Massaquoi As a partner agency with National Safe Place, Youth Emergency Service held a ribbon cutting at one of the newest additions [...]

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 [...]