YSI In The News: More teens in Philadelphia experience homelessness than previously thought, report shows

Youth Service, Inc. (YSI) Community Navigator, Porsha Burton was recently featured in a Philadelphia Inquirer article highlighting new research that shows that the number of public high school students who are homeless in Philadelphia may be four times greater than official figures. Read the full article here. If you are interested in learning more about [...]

2021-07-06T12:02:14-04:00July 6th, 2021|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments

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 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

Employee Spotlight: Artasia Clark

In the Employee Spotlight we recognize a Youth Service, Inc. employee making an impact in the communities we serve. Artasia Clark is an Outreach Worker in the Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) program. Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. My name is Artasia Clarke, I am from New York City, [...]

2021-02-11T14:57:59-05:00February 11th, 2021|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments

Employee Spotlight-J.D. Harris

  In the Employee Spotlight we aim to recognize a Youth Service, Inc. employee making an impact in the communities we serve. J.D. Harris is a Community Outreach Worker in Youth Service, Inc.'s Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) program. Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I am a Philadelphia native [...]

2020-01-23T14:45:26-05:00January 23rd, 2020|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments

Success Story- Runaway and Homeless Youth

In Youth Service, Inc. Spotlights, we aim to recognize clients who have overcome their hardships to find success through our programming. In this post, we are highlighting our Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) program. RHY is a voluntary service for youth ages 12 to 17 who have run away from home or who are uncomfortable with their [...]

2019-11-25T12:40:12-05:00November 25th, 2019|Latest News|0 Comments

Success Story- Runaway and Homeless Youth

In Youth Service, Inc. Spotlights, we aim to recognize clients who have overcome their hardships to find success through our programming. In this post, we are highlighting our Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) program. RHY is a voluntary service for youth ages 12 to 17 who have run away from home or who are uncomfortable [...]

2019-11-18T10:21:36-05:00November 13th, 2019|Latest News|0 Comments

Safe Place Week 2019 – Former Client Testimonial

                                            National Safe Place Network (NSPN) is pleased to announce March 17-23, 2019 as National Safe Place Week. The nationally recognized week serves to raise awareness about the Safe Place program, a national program which brings together businesses and volunteers to help youth in crisis.  *This post is written by a former Runaway and [...]

2019-03-15T13:25:33-04:00March 20th, 2019|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments

Safe Place Week 2019 -RHY Staff Op-Ed

                                            National Safe Place Network (NSPN) is pleased to announce March 17-23, 2019 as National Safe Place Week. The nationally recognized week serves to raise awareness about the Safe Place program, a national program which brings together businesses and volunteers to help youth in crisis.  *This post is written by Youth Service, Inc.'s Runaway [...]

2019-03-15T16:09:49-04:00March 18th, 2019|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments
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