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.  […]

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 […]

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 […]