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Youth Intervention Services is committed to bringing about lasting personal and social change. This work truly pays off. In the 2015-2016 school year:

  • More than 3,500 young facing barriers would connected to caring adults and resources
  • Youth received more than 25,000 hours of one-on-one mentoring
  • 1,662 young people were connected to vital basic needs resources via street-based outreach
  • More than 50 young people experiencing homelessness were connected to safe, affordable housing
  • 50 youth got their first paid job experience at a YMCA through the YMCA Youth Intervention Services Employment Program

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