Our Organization

For more than 67 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.

Help YSI Help Children & 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.


News & Events

YSI to affiliate with PEC to expand services

YSI and People’s Emergency Center (PEC),  two Philadelphia nonprofit agencies with a long history of providing critical services to vulnerable children, families, and youth in the city, announced today that we have notified the Pennsylvania [...]

An important announcement for our stakeholders:

Today marks a special occasion for YSI and another venerable Philadelphia nonprofit, People’s Emergency Center (PEC). We are announcing our intention to affiliate to enable us to do even more for the people and communities [...]