Special Musical Visitors at YES

The Quail Springs Baptist Church High School Choir visited YES on Monday , June 6th as part of their summer tour of cities, singing and sharing a message of hope to teens. The group's presentation included a 35-voice choir accompanied by electric piano singing songs with a message about choices, attitudes, right behavior, and hope [...]

2022-06-14T10:00:18-04:00June 14th, 2022|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments

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 Volunteer Spotlight: Colin Pustilnik and Chris Major

It is a Sunday morning at Youth Service, Inc.’s Youth Emergency Service (YES) teen shelter and Colin Pustilnik is walking around the lounge trying to get sleepy teenagers motivated for another Sunday Wellness Workout session, while his volunteer partner Chris Major sets up the workout area. Pustilnik, a sales leader at Tangoe, and Major, Corporate [...]

2021-12-08T13:39:02-05:00December 8th, 2021|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments

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

Press Release: Youth Service, Inc. Celebrates National Safe Place Week March 21-27

National Safe Place Week 2021 Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE¬† Contact:¬†¬† Dan¬†Brightcliffe¬† Youth Service, Inc. (YSI)¬† 215-222-3262 ext. 2029¬† dbrightcliffe@ysiphila.org National Safe Place Week Celebrates Safe Place¬ģ¬†Program for Youth¬† Youth Service, Inc.¬†operates local Safe Place program¬† ¬† Philadelphia, PA¬†March¬†18,¬†2021: National Safe Place¬†Network¬†(NSPN)¬†and Youth Service, Inc. (YSI)¬†are¬†pleased to announce¬†March¬†21-27, 2021¬†as¬†National Safe Place (NSP)¬†Week.¬†The¬†nationally¬†recognized¬†week¬†serves¬†to¬†raise¬†awareness¬†about¬†the Safe Place program,¬†a [...]

2021-03-18T09:28:31-04:00March 18th, 2021|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments
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