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

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

May 5, 2021: The Urban League of Philadelphia Presents: The Breakout

Friday, May 5, 2021 The Breakout Event is a collaboration between The Urban League of Philadelphia/TriZen, LLC., People's Emergency Center (PEC) and Youth Service Inc. (YSI) benefiting Philadelphia Students. During this event, there will be breakout sessions on following topics: Mind, Body & Soul “Get Ya Mind Right!” (Health & Wellness) You will be [...]

2021-04-15T08:59:16-04:00April 12th, 2021|Events, Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments

Employee Spotlight: Robert Tricarico

In the Employee Spotlight we recognize a Youth Service, Inc. employee making an impact in the communities we serve. Robert Tricarico is an Administrative Assistant at YSI's administrative office.   Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. Do you have any special hobbies or interests you'd like to share? I have [...]

2021-04-01T11:08:10-04:00April 1st, 2021|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments

YSI’s Baring House Crisis Nursery to Participate in AFEL Sesame Project

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 [...]

2021-03-29T12:27:59-04:00March 29th, 2021|Latest News, Top Feature|0 Comments
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