Employee Spotlight: Jemetra Harvey-Gordon (15 Years of Service)

In the Employee Spotlight we recognize a Youth Service, Inc. employee making an impact in the communities we serve. Jemetra Harvey-Gordon is on the Program Support Staff team at YSI's Crittenton Family Based Support Center program and has worked at YSI for 15 years. Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. [...]

2022-01-21T10:56:14-05:00January 21st, 2022|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments

YSI In The News: Sixers star Tyrese Maxey partnered with a Philly youth program to reward local students

Sixers star Tyrese Maxey partnered with a Philly youth program to reward local students Via the Philadelphia Inquirer: “Whenever you have the chance to try to give back and help people, I feel like you should,” Maxey said. “It’s just the right thing to do.” Read the full article here.

2021-11-30T09:52:55-05:00November 30th, 2021|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments

Father’s Day: Carl’s Story

  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. [...]

2021-06-21T10:03:52-04:00June 19th, 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

Mother’s Day: Amy’s Story

Family Empowerment Service (FES), a program of YSI, is focused on enhancing caregivers protective capacities and improve the ability of families to provide for their children’s safety and well-being in a minimally intrusive manner. To accomplish this, each family is assigned a case manager who acts as an advocate, resource, and educator.   Amy, a single mother with four children living in a Section-8 home in [...]

2021-05-07T10:03:02-04:00May 7th, 2021|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments
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