Webinar 6/22: Youth homelessness drastically underestimated in US study

Register now for a June 22nd webinar on new research on youth experiencing homelessness, followed by a panel. The webinar will be from 10 AM to 11.30 AM. A new study from researchers at Nemours Children’s Health System and the University of Pennsylvania finds that youth homelessness may be drastically underestimated in the United States. In [...]

2021-06-15T08:50:36-04:00June 15th, 2021|Events, Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments

YSI Supporter Spotlight: Philadelphia Chapter of the National Hampton Alumni Association

In the Supporter Spotlight we recognize a Youth Service, Inc. donor making an impact in the communities we serve. In this spotlight, we are recognizing the Philadelphia Chapter of the National Hampton Alumni Association (NHAA) with an interview with chapter President, Elaine Lawrence- Green.  Q: Tell us a little bit about the Philadelphia Chapter of the NHAA. We are a part [...]

2021-06-03T09:10:15-04:00June 4th, 2021|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments

CareerLink and Youth Service, Inc.’s Navigator Programs Team Up to Help Youth With Career Development

CareerLink and Youth Service, Inc. began a partnership around September of 2020 when a youth in YSI’s program was referred to CareerLink looking for help with a job. That’s where the youth was connected to CareerLink Youth Navigator April Smith. CareerLink’s Youth Navigator role is to helps support Philadelphia's youth and young adults with resources [...]

2021-05-12T10:23:05-04:00May 12th, 2021|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments

YSI In the News: This Philly high school senior who was homeless is now sought by 50 colleges

Photo courtesy of YONG KIM / Staff Photographer Philadelphia Inquirer Youth Service, Inc.'s Youth Emergency Service (YES) alumni, Destiny Jackson was recently profiled by the Philadelphia Inquirer. Read the full article here. If you are interesting in helping Destiny reach her dream college, please visit her GoFundMe.

2021-05-17T08:54:40-04:00May 10th, 2021|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments

Mother’s Day: Robin’s Story

YSI’s Baring House Crisis Nursery program provides mothers, like Robin, and other caregivers safe, emergency, short term care for pre-school children.  Robin, a single mother of three children under the age of 7, living in West Philadelphia, has been using Baring House for her two eligible children while on a waiting list for a daycare facility. Having her children at Baring allowed her to continue to [...]

2021-05-07T10:01:46-04:00May 9th, 2021|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments

Mother’s Day: Janet’s Story

For decades YSI has been supporting mothers and their children and supporting healthy family relationships. Making a gift today, helps ensure mothers like Janet and her family get the help they need, when it’s most critical:    Janet, a mother of five, came to YSI’s Family Reunification program for support as three of her children, between the ages of 9-17 entered out of home placement for the first time due to unstable housing. The teen came to Youth [...]

2021-05-08T08:29:23-04:00May 8th, 2021|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments

Mother’s Day: Jen’s Story

Jen referred herself to YSI’s Parenting Collaborative group because she was feeling overwhelmed with being home all day with her newborn son and her daughter, a second grader who is engaged in remote learning all year. Since connecting with YSI, she has been attending weekly groups since September and regularly utilizes other group members and facilitators as her support system.   One of the biggest challenges she expressed was balancing the sleep schedule of her newborn while balancing her [...]

2021-05-07T10:04:08-04:00May 7th, 2021|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments
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