News 2017-10-19T19:35:46+00:00

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YSI Holiday Toy Drive Drop Off Locations

Hello YSI supporters, family and friends: 'Tis The Season! Please support YSI children and families through our Holiday Toy Drive. We have several convenient locations throughout the Philadelphia area listed below! Please donate a new, unwrapped gift suitable for children newborn to 18 years old or [...]

KYW News Radio Interview featuring Joseph Hill-Coles, Community Navigator

"Philadelphia Takes Serious Look At Homeless Youth, Hope For Ending It" « CBS Philly KYW News Radio Interview featuring Joseph Hill-Coles, Youth Service, Inc. PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — November is National Homeless Youth Awareness Month and Philadelphia is one of the cities using the [...]

Executive Assistant

Job Title: Executive Assistant Employment Status: Full-time regular Program – Dept/Location: Executive Administration Job Summary: Provide administrative and secretarial support to executive director. As required and assigned, provide administrative and clerical support to functional and program areas of the agency, [...]

WHYY: Shedding Light on Homeless Youth, America’s ‘Invisible Children’

Youth Emergency Service (YES) was recently cited in an essay published by WHYY / Newsworks on homeless youth in America, written by Dr. Scott Holmes: Homelessness is perhaps a bigger problem among our nation’s youth than you may have imagined. [...]

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Events

YSI Holiday Toy Drive Drop Off Locations

Hello YSI supporters, family and friends: 'Tis The Season! Please support YSI children and families through our Holiday Toy Drive. We have several convenient locations throughout the Philadelphia area listed below! Please donate a new, unwrapped gift suitable for children newborn to 18 years old or [...]

“Jefferson Donation Event” Thursday, October 26th, 2017 12 PM – 2 PM

Jefferson Donation Event for Youth Service, Inc. Jefferson Medical and Health Science Bookstore has generously provided an opportunity for the Jefferson community to not only learn more about the programs Youth Service, Inc. provides for the Philadelphia community but to [...]

Volunteers from Vanguard Charitable and Comcast kick off school year for students with supplies, pizza and fun

YSI welcomed volunteers from Vanguard Charitable and the Comcast Digital Support Team to its Crittenton Family Support Center in August to host the Back to School Family Empowerment Pizza Party, complete with school supplies, pizza, dancing, and games. With contributions of backpacks, binders, pens, [...]

“Sally Watson Community Celebration” Saturday, October 7th, 2017

Youth Service, Inc. Presents "Sally Watson Community Celebration" Saturday, October 7th, 2017 11AM - 3PM 5128 Wayne Ave. Phila., Pa 19144 Family, community members, volunteers and staff are welcome! For more information and to RSVP: 215-222-3262 or gbailey@ysiphila.org

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YSI Stories

Ordinarie Heroes brings art program to YES to show teens how creative they can be

Through its Creative H.E.R.O. (Health Expression Reclaiming Originality) Art Program, Ordinarie Heroes brought opportunities for artistic expression to teens at Youth Emergency Service for several weeks this summer. Ordinarie Heroes provided the supplies and guidance for the youth to work [...]

FUGE Camps brings students from around the country to volunteer at YSI

FUGE student campers spent four days volunteering at Baring Housing Crisis Nursery and Youth Emergency Service (YES) this summer, spending time with youth in YSI’s care and drawing inspiration to serve similar programs in their hometowns. The faith-based camp brings [...]

In YSI’s care as a child, he gives back to the agency with gratitude

In YSI’s care as a child, he gives back to the agency with gratitude Don Kennel was in foster care through Youth Service for several years as a child, along with his two younger brothers. Now working in information technology at mutual fund company Vanguard, Don has never forgotten the care he received [...]

We bid a fond farewell to Rhonda…

On more than one occasion, Rhonda Johnson, Supervisor of the Sally Watson Crisis Nursery Program, had to let parents know that she was not Sally Watson. She quickly grew to laugh along with the parents when they learned her real [...]

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