Dr. Patrick McManus, PAFP Exemplary Teacher of the Year

YSI would like to extend our enthusiastic congratulations to Dr. Patrick McManus, Director of our JeffYES Medical Clinic, for being named the Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians 2014 Exemplary Teacher of the Year! You can read more about Dr. McManus’ contributions to his students at http://pafp.com/awards. From all of us at YSI, thank you for your continued good [...]

Click To Help Baring House Get A Makeover!

Dear Friends, We’re excited to let you know that YSI has been chosen as a finalist in the 4th annual IKEA Life Improvement Challenge – a contest that gives YSI’s Baring House Crisis Nursery the chance to win a free makeover! Participating is simple. All you have to do is click here and vote for Youth Service, Inc. [...]

There’s More to Life

When Dante’s foster mother Diane was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and taken to live in a nursing home, he was abruptly placed with an unfamiliar foster family. Unable to cope with the abuse he suffered in his new family and missing the stability of Diane’s home, he ran away. During this traumatic time he began [...]

Memories I Will Remember Forever

YSI received this message from a holiday donor: I had the pleasure of volunteering this past December for the YES 2013 Teen Shelter Holiday Meal Program. I was able to volunteer multiple times at YES throughout December and the experience was above and beyond my expectations on each occasion. In the past, I have volunteered [...]

National Safe Place Week: March 16 – 22!

National Safe Place is a youth outreach program that educates thousands of young people every year about the dangers of running away or trying to resolve difficult, dangerous situations on their own. Across the country, participating youth-friendly businesses, schools, and other organizations extend the doors of emergency youth shelters by serving as Safe Place sites. [...]