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

Pride Month Q&A with Youth in Community Navigator Program

Youth Service, Inc. is celebrating Pride Month by highlighting LGBTQ+ voices in our various programs. In this Q&A spotlight, we are speaking with Nellie, a young adult in Youth Service, Inc.'s Community Navigator program who identifies as part of the LGBTQ+ community to highlight issues youth in this community are facing in Philadelphia and find [...]

2021-06-25T09:38:24-04:00June 25th, 2021|Latest News, Top Feature, YSI Stories|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

CareerLink and Youth Service, Inc.’s Navigator Programs Team Up to Help Youth With Career Development

CareerLink and Youth Service, Inc. began a partnership around September of 2020 when a youth in YSI’s program was referred to CareerLink looking for help with a job. That’s where the youth was connected to CareerLink Youth Navigator April Smith. CareerLink’s Youth Navigator role is to helps support Philadelphia's youth and young adults with resources [...]

2021-05-12T10:23:05-04:00May 12th, 2021|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

Youth Service, Inc.’s Community Navigator Youth Development Program

Starting on Monday May 3, Youth Service, Inc. (YSI)'s Community Navigator Program will be hosting a weekly series of workshops on resume building, health, economics, etc. The schedule and available workshops are as follows: Resume development: Monday-12:00-2:00pm Young fathers program: Tuesday 12:00-2:00pm Home Economics Development: Wednesday 12:00-2:00pm S.H.E (Sexual Health Education): Thursday-12:00-2:00pm FriYaY luncheon: [...]

2021-04-15T10:56:48-04:00April 15th, 2021|Events, Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments
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