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410 N. 34th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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WHYY: Shedding Light on Homeless Youth, America’s ‘Invisible Children’

Youth Emergency Service (YES) was recently cited in an essay published by WHYY / Newsworks on homeless youth in America, written by Dr. Scott Holmes: Homelessness is perhaps a bigger problem among our nation’s youth than you may have imagined. And they are right here in our backyard. 600: the number of homeless youth estimated [...]

2017-10-19T20:33:42+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments

YSI addresses young adult homelessness

YSI addresses young adult homelessness YSI is one of the agencies that joined together establishing the Housing for Youth Collaborative to respond to the city’s desire to impact the crisis of older youth facing unstable housing. The Collaborative, in its second year, provides programming and resources to address the youth homelessness crisis in Philadelphia. Initiated [...]

2017-10-05T16:30:44+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments

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

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 Learning (AFEL), Baring House achieved this milestone and is on its way to achieve STAR 2.   AFEL promotes early childhood education which includes [...]

2017-09-22T10:43:38+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments

YSI RECEIVES LINCOLN FINANCIAL FOUNDATION GRANT

YOUTH SERVICE, INC. RECEIVES LINCOLN FINANCIAL FOUNDATION GRANT Philadelphia, PA, June 5th, 2017 – Youth Service, Inc. has received a $15,000 grant from the Lincoln Financial Foundation to support Youth Emergency Shelter – Turning Point Initiative. Youth Emergency Service (YES) offers immediate housing and respite to youth facing housing insecurity. YES provides a safe, supportive [...]

2017-07-25T12:47:06+00:00 June 5th, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments

YSI Staff A Member of the District Attorney’s Youth Aid Panel

Philadelphia's District Attorney's Youth Aid Panel was created in 1988 to help divert arrests of juvenile offenders with first time offenses to a three month contract program. David Chaney, Community and Youth Outreach Social Worker at Youth Emergency Service was deputized by Philadelphia's District Attorney to serve on the Youth Aid Panel along with other [...]

2017-03-30T17:53:17+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments

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.  [...]

2017-03-28T21:08:53+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments

YSI is a proud partner of the Rite Aid’s KidCents Program

We are excited to announce that Rite Aid has identified Youth Service, Inc. as an official KidCents charity!   KidCents is a program created by The Rite Aid Foundation that allows Rite Aid customers to round up their purchases to the nearest dollar and help support kid-focused charities.    Please consider selecting Youth Service, Inc. for your [...]

2017-03-30T17:02:32+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments