Youth Service, Inc.
410 N. 34th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Tel: 215-222-3262
Fax: 215-222-2352
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Our Mission

Youth Service Inc.

For more than 60 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.

Who We Help

Who We Help

YSI provides immediate shelter and support services to Philadelphia’s children, youth and families.

Our Programs

Our Programs

Youth Emergency Service, Crisis Nurseries, Family Based Services & Parenting Education, and more.

News & Events

News & Events

Stay up to date on the latest blog posts and news on programs and events at YSI.


Help us help children and 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.



YSI News & Events

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

March 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

An evening to celebrate 40 years of child advocacy

March 21st, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

Join us for the 15th Annual “I Can Dream” Teen Conference Saturday May 20th, 2017

March 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Join us for the 15th Annual Anthony Martin's "I Can Dream" Teen Conference hosted by Youth Service, Inc. This year's event is expected to have close to 300 teens in attendance at Temple University's Howard [...]

My Life, My Future Conference Educates & Entertains Philly Teens

July 23rd, 2014|0 Comments

The teens who participated in YSI's 12th annual My Life, My Future Teen Conference danced, sang, listened, and dialogued throughout the course of the June 25 event. Attendees were treated to performances by a diverse [...]

From Runaway to Recognized

March 30th, 2016|0 Comments

These are the stories we love to tell – youth overcoming and moving forward.  Pictured below are staff from Youth Emergency Service with Dominique being presented with a Citation from Council President Darrell Clarke recognizing [...]

Employee Spotlight: Mr. Rudolph “The Chef” Morris

March 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Rudolph Morris has spent most of his life with Youth Service, Inc. and has redefined what it means to give back to the community. For Mr. Morris, as he is known, YSI isn't just a [...]