A young father living in North Philadelphia with his girlfriend needed childcare assistance for his two-year old son due to both parents working from home during the pandemic. Even with both incomes it was difficult for the young family to afford childcare. Through reseach they found Youth Service, Inc.'s Baring House Crisis Nursery program. [...]
Save the date! You’re invited to join Sesame Street in Communities and West Philadelphia Action for Early Learning for “Creating a Circle of Support for Children and Families through Social Emotional Learning”: a community launch event on May 20th at 12pm ET. Join us for a discussion on the value of social emotional skills in helping [...]
Youth Service, Inc.'s Baring House Crisis Nursery is proud to be participating in the “AFEL Sesame Project,” a joint project between West Philadelphia Action For Early Learning and Sesame Street Communities, funded through the William Penn Foundation. The pilot will bring social emotional development programming to children, families and educators in the West Philadelphia Promise [...]
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 Hoff Family. Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. We are just a regular family who has a very strong support group that wants to [...]
West Philadelphia Action for Early Learning Initiative, Alliance of Childcare Providers Director Profile: Angelique Maury By Maria Walker Project Director Drexel University University and Community Partnerships Angelique Maury (or Angie) is gifted at turning challenges into positive opportunities that benefit children and families in the community. As Child Care Director of Youth Service, Inc.’s Baring House, a 24-hour Crisis Nursery, she responds to the [...]
SCOOP USA recently covered YSI and People's Emergency Center (PEC)'s back to school supply and resource giveaway. Read their full article here.
In the Employee Spotlight we aim to recognize a Youth Service, Inc. employee making an impact in the communities we serve. Rashonda Steed works in the Baring House Crisis Nursery program. Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. My name is Rashonda Steed. I have a CDA, Child Development Associates, in early childhood development and am currently continuing my education in [...]
The respite childcare team at Youth Service, Inc.'s Baring House Crisis Nursery has been working tirelessly to help essential workers with child care during COVID-19. The crisis nursery is a 24-hour program providing safe, temporary childcare for children newborn to age 5. This has been crucial to helping parents and caregivers like Angelicque be able to continue to work to [...]