Youth Service Inc.

Honor the meaning of Mother’s Day by helping YSI support mothers in need

This mother’s day as you celebrate all the maternal people in your life,  please consider a donation to support mothers who are struggling. Your gift will help YSI continue to assist mothers and their families—many of whom live at or near the poverty line—who depend on our programming and services to provide the support and resources they need to strengthen their family unit and keep their children safe.

See below for some of the other ways that we put your gift to work.

  • Make a one-time donation

  • Set up a monthly recurring donation

$ 25

School supplies for young children in our respite childcare program.

$ 50

Maternity clothes for an expecting teen mother.

$ 100

A week’s supply of nutritious produce for a family

$ 250

A bed for a child who otherwise sleeps on the floor

$ 500

Utilities for a mother who has lost her job

$ 1000

Rent assistance for a family who has been housing insecure.

About Us

Youth Service, Inc. (YSI) is a nonprofit 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.

Our Mission

YSI’s mission is to offer accessible, responsive, high-quality services to at-risk children and families. YSI is dedicated to providing community-based care, shelter and counseling to children, teens or families in crisis, as well as restoring self-sufficiency, cultivating responsible parenting, and helping to create a future of hope.


Youth Service, Inc.

410 N. 34th Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 | 215-222-3262