W.W. Smith Charitable Trust Grant Awarded

We have big goals. But we can’t reach them alone. It is with great honor I announce that we have been chosen as the recipients of a W.W. Smith Charitable Trust F,C,&S grant to support our teen respite center for displaced youth and our family emergency fund.   With the funds awarded we aim to serve […]

YES & The Title I Program: Encouraging Self Expression Through Technology

Lynda Hawkins is the Coordinator of YSI’s Title I Program This summer, students from the YES teen shelter attended an annual two week computer workshop through the Title I program designed to help them become more confident and effective writers through the use of technology. In the course, students are encouraged to be imaginative and […]

YES Teen Lounge Set To Open On Monday, June 2nd

On Tuesday, May 20th, elected officials and representatives of youth-serving organizations visited YSI’s Teen Lounge at Youth Emergency Service (YES) for the program’s grand opening. Thomas and David, two teenage members of the lounge’s Youth Advisory Committee, led Michael Walker, Chief Counsel for Congressman Chaka Fattah, and City Councilman David Oh on a tour of […]

Cooking Up A Feast With Kitchen Cred

Dear YSI, I just want you to know that all of our Kitchen Cred volunteers had a really enjoyable day baking and cooking with the kids at YES. The youth were eager to be involved and absolutely a delight. We baked and decorated Easter cookies and then feasted on Pulled Chicken and Tilapia Soft Tacos […]

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. […]