In their own words
San Diego Youth Services is made up of thousands of staff and service partners, with diverse life experiences, backgrounds, and stories.
A youth counselor at Camp Mariposa
A clinician with our Foster Care services
A foster youth ready for her college journey
A foster youth set to graduate high school and head to college
A volunteer for San Diego Youth Services for 3.5 years
A former homeless youth now staying in our transitional housing
A youth who stayed at our Youth Emergency Shelter
A counselor at Mountain Empire High School who works with our suicide prevention and intervention program
Our Director of Services celebrating 20 years with San Diego Youth Services.
A foster parent with San Diego Youth Services for 22 years
A former foster youth now living on her own with our support
A teen staying at our emergency shelter for homeless youth