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Our Mission

Youth Service Inc.

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.

Volunteer at YSI and Anthony Martin’s annual Teen Conference

Youth Service, Inc. is looking for volunteers to fill a variety of roles for the annual Teen Conference being held at Temple University’s Howard Gittis Student Center on Saturday May 19th from 9 am to 3 pm. If you are interested in volunteering please fill out our Volunteer Application, and email it and any related questions to volunteer@ysiphila.org

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

Senator Robert Casey Sponsors Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act

PA Youth Advocates standing with Julia Cinquegrani and Kichelle Webster, from Senator Casey's office, in front of an Eagles jersey baring the Senator's name. *Follow up on "Youth Homelessness Advocates Visit Senators Office" [...]

Crittenton Agency Spotlight: Youth Service, Inc.

In the late 1800s when Charles Crittenton was traveling across the Pacific coast, he instructed James R. Johnston, the superintendent of the New York mission, to engage the people of Philadelphia in the creation of [...]

Volunteers Needed For YSI’s 16th Annual Philly Teen Conference

Volunteer at YSI's 16th Annual Philly Teen Conference What?: Organized by Youth Service, Inc. (YSI) and Anthony Martin, the 16th annual “I Can Dream” Teen Conference is a unique opportunity for city youth to build self-esteem and chart a positive [...]

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