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Y Without Walls at Youth Emergency Service

Youth Emergency Service (YES) continues to benefit from a passionate and committed member of their staff, David Chaney, Sr. David, a Community Outreach Worker at YES, is also a board member of the Columbia North YMCA. Through this relationship, and with the support and commitment of Bertram L. Lawrence, Group Vice President, Freedom Valley YMCA, [...]

2017-04-06T16:54:49+00:00March 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

76ers Moms Give Back

Philadelphia 76ers Moms donate coats and blankets to keep our children, teens and families warm this winter.   YSI welcomes guest columnist, Debra A. Shaw, mother of 76er Hollis Thompson #31 who shares her passion behind the annual coat and blanket drive that benefited YSI children, teens and families this winter.  This year, the 76ers [...]

2017-04-06T16:55:27+00:00January 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Director of YES Teaches Teens that it’s the Way You Play the Game that Counts

Tim Massaquoi, the new director of YSI’s Youth Emergency Shelter (YES), could probably get the attention of the homeless and runaway teenagers who come to the shelter simply by dropping the fact that he’s a former NFL player.  But he prefers to take the less glamorous route instead—trying to relate to the kids through the [...]

2017-05-09T13:58:11+00:00November 23rd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bridging The Gaps at Youth Emergency Service

YSI is thankful for the Jefferson University Medical students who volunteer with us each year. JeffYES is a group who are actively involved with our youth shelter, and come one night per week during the school year to lead activities and play games with the youth.  However, this summer two of the volunteers went above [...]

2017-05-09T13:58:19+00:00September 15th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Driver/Youth Care Worker

Job Title: Youth Care Worker* Employment Status: Part-time regular Program - Dept/Location: Youth Emergency Service Job Summary: Transport youth from police districts to their homes or to YES and perform duties and tasks of Youth Care Worker. Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma/GED Must be an experienced driver with knowledge of Phildelphia 1-2 years work experience with  adolescents [...]

2015-08-14T11:53:03+00:00August 14th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Superhero Staff Help Runaway and Homeless Youth

New Superhero Staff Help Runaway and Homeless Youth   Teens at YSI’s emergency shelter (https://wpms.screammedia.net/ysiphilly/programs/youth-emergency-service/) already count on two new staff to give them the extra support that homeless and runaway youth in Philadelphia need. Tim Massaquoi is the shelter’s Director, and Luke McKetta, stepped into the position of Supervisor. After their first month, they [...]

2015-07-29T12:02:31+00:00July 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

W.W. Smith Charitable Trust Grant Awarded

We have big goals. But we can't reach them alone. It is with great honor I announce that we have been chosen as the recipients of a W.W. Smith Charitable Trust F,C,&S grant to support our teen respite center for displaced youth and our family emergency fund.   With the funds awarded we aim to serve [...]

2014-11-17T14:29:57+00:00November 17th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Youth Service, Inc. Seeks Holiday Donors

Youth Service, Inc. invites you to brighten the holidays for children, teens, and caregivers living in poverty by participating in the agency’s holiday giving program. You can help Philadelphians who are struggling to make ends meet enjoy the holidays by adopting a family (providing a gift for each family member), organizing a gift collection drive, [...]

2014-10-29T14:07:55+00:00October 29th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

My Life, My Future Conference Educates & Entertains Philly Teens

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 set of musicians, including the sensational Central High School violinist Emmanuel Houndo, Rashaun "DJ Reezey" Williams, and harmonica/beat-boxing prodigy Nyier [...]

2017-04-06T16:56:50+00:00July 23rd, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

My Life, My Future Teen Conference – June 2014

We are excited to announce that the My Life, My Future Teen Conference and Rally will take place on Wednesday, June 25 at Temple University's Howard Gittis Student Center. From 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, teens in attendance will enjoy a free, fun-filled program featuring powerful speakers, a dance contest, dramatic performances, music and giveaways. [...]

2017-04-06T17:18:12+00:00May 29th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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