Month: June 2018

CARF accreditation seal

SDYS Earns CARF Accreditation

Friday, June 29, 2018

CARF International announced that San Diego Youth Services has been accredited for a period of three years for our governance standards and foster care services. The three-year accreditation is the highest level available from the international accrediting body. CARF accreditation is a public seal of trust and commitment to quality based on internationally accepted standards. … Read More

Homeless youth

Annual Count Finds Homeless Youth Up 35 Percent

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

The number of homeless youth under 18 in San Diego County jumped 35 percent from last year’s tally, according to results released in May of an annual count led by the Regional Task Force for the Homeless. The 2018 Point-in-Time Count, known locally as WeAllCount, also found that 27 percent of homeless individuals surveyed said … Read More

Walter Philips Behavioral award

CEO Named Behavioral Health Person of the Year

Monday, June 4, 2018

Walter Philips, CEO of San Diego Youth Services, has been named Behavioral Health Person of the Year. Selected by a committee of consumers, family members, behavioral health professionals and community members, Walter received the award at the 32nd Annual Behavioral Health Recognition Dinner on June 1. “It’s a great honor and I am humbled,” said … Read More