Year: 2019

Champions for Youth Kicks Off

December 4, 2019 | Comments Off on Champions for Youth Kicks Off
July 4 @ 1:50 am

Champions for Youth Kicks Off We officially kicked off the holiday giving season on Dec. 3 with our $100,000 Champions for Youth campaign! All donations benefit homeless and other vulnerable youth throughout San Diego County. See our early progress here…

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PRIDE Award 2019

November 5, 2019 | Comments Off on PRIDE Award 2019
July 4 @ 1:50 am

PRIDE Award 2019 Our Safe Place won an award for the 2019 San Diego PRIDE March: 3rd Place for Best Use of 2019 Pride Theme. Our Safe Place staff and youth worked to bring their idea to light, designing and…

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Run for Homeless Youth

November 4, 2019 | Comments Off on Run for Homeless Youth
July 4 @ 1:50 am

Run for Homeless Youth San Diego Youth Services leaders, staff and friends ran 50K on Nov. 1 to kick off Homeless Youth Awareness Month in San Diego, where more than 1,500 youth are homeless. The day-long run event, SDYS Runs for Homeless…

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Q & A on Suicide and Bullying Prevention

October 8, 2019 | Comments Off on Q & A on Suicide and Bullying Prevention
July 4 @ 1:50 am

Q & A on Suicide and Bullying Prevention Judi Park, Program Manager for our HERE Now and Anti-BIAS programs, talks with us about suicide and bullying awareness and prevention as we transition from National Suicide Prevention Month into National Bullying Awareness Month. How common…

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New Legislation to Benefit Homeless Youth

October 3, 2019 | Comments Off on New Legislation to Benefit Homeless Youth
July 4 @ 1:50 am

New Legislation to Benefit Homeless Youth Governor Gavin Newsom signed a package of bills into law in September to help address youth homelessness. San Diego Youth Services was instrumental in the passage of the bills, together with the California Coalition for…

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SDYS Runs for Homeless Youth: 50K for 50 Years

September 27, 2019 | Comments Off on SDYS Runs for Homeless Youth: 50K for 50 Years
July 4 @ 1:50 am

SDYS Runs for Homeless Youth: 50K for 50 Years The top leaders at San Diego Youth Services will run 50K (31 miles) across San Diego on Nov. 1 to kick off National Homeless Youth Awareness Month. The organization is also celebrating…

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Suicide Prevention Month

September 10, 2019 | Comments Off on Suicide Prevention Month
July 4 @ 1:50 am

Suicide Prevention Month September is National Suicide Prevention Month, a time to share resources and learn how you can help. Today is also World Suicide Prevention Day. Suicide is now the second leading cause of death for young people between the…

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Transforming Foster Care

September 9, 2019 | Comments Off on Transforming Foster Care
July 4 @ 1:50 am

Transforming Foster Care New state funding will enable San Diego Youth Services to begin transforming foster care in San Diego County. The $300,000 funding is enabling the organization to recruit and hire the most qualified and caring child care professionals…

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Champions for Youth Charity

August 7, 2019 | Comments Off on Champions for Youth Charity
July 4 @ 1:50 am

Champions for Youth Charity The Century Club of San Diego has again selected San Diego Youth Services as a Champions for Youth charity, one of only 10 to benefit from the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines. We could not have…

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Celebrating 50 Years for Youth

July 10, 2019 | Comments Off on Celebrating 50 Years for Youth
July 4 @ 1:50 am

Celebrating 50 Years for Youth San Diego Youth Services is celebrating 50 years of building futures beginning this fiscal year. John Wedemeyer, Jr., an advocate for homeless youth, founded our organization in 1970 as The Bridge, one of the nation’s…

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