2-17 Youth Service, Inc.
February 15, 2019•12 min
Loraine interviews Gwen Bailey Executive Director Youth Service, Inc and Joseph Hill-Coles, community navigator. Youth Service, Inc. is a non-profit organization that has provided immediate shelter and support services to Philadelphia’s children, youth and families for over 67 years. YSI offers unique programs and niche services throughout the city, including Philadelphia’s only Crisis Nursery program and the longest standing shelter in the area for runaway and homeless teens. Through shelter, counseling, and in-home support services, YSI reaches more than 5,000 clients annually, the majority of whom live below the poverty level.