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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.

Penn Dental School Day of Service at Baring House

Join Youth Service Inc. and Penn Dental School on Saturday June 9, 2018 as they teach children and their families about oral hygiene through science experiments and dental health related arts & crafts! There will be goody bags and prizes for registered families. If you are interested in registering your family or have any questions about the event please contact us at 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

Youth Service, Inc. and Anthony Martin Present the 16th Annual “I Can Dream” Philly Teen Conference

  Youth Service, Inc. and Anthony Martin Present the 16th Annual "I Can Dream" Philly Teen Conference Saturday May 19th at Temple University's Howard Gittis Student Center WHAT: Organized by Youth Service, Inc. (YSI) and Anthony Martin, the [...]

Volunteer Spotlight: Sophie Edelman

In the Volunteer Spotlight we aim to recognize a Youth Service, Inc. volunteer making an impact in the communities we serve. This spotlight is on Sophie Edelman, an art therapist who volunteers at Youth Emergency [...]

Teen Conference Special Guest: Denise Nakano

Teen Conference Special Guest: Denise Nakano   Youth Service, Inc. is proud to announce that NBC 10 Philadelphia anchor and reporter Denise Nakano will be a special guest at this year's 16th Annual Philly Teen Conference on [...]

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