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In the News

San Diego Youth Agency Receives $2.5M To Provide Homeless Services
KPBS, March 20, 2018

Meet Walter Philips, CEO of San Diego Youth Services
SD Voyager, February 1, 2018

San Diego County Sees 39 Percent Increase In Homeless Youth
KPBS, April 25, 2017

Life After Aging Out Of California’s Foster System
KPBS, January 25, 2017


Media Releases

IRONMAN Effort to Raise $10,000 for Foster Youth
May 1, 2018

Creations in Chocolate Raises Record $100,000 for Youth
March 22, 2018

San Diego Youth Services CEO to Run 50K for Homeless Youth
November 16, 2017


Latest News

Steven Jella running

Steven Jella Completes IRONMAN for Foster Youth

Monday, May 14, 2018

San Diego Youth Services’ own IRONMAN, Associate Executive Director Steven Jella, undertook a 140.6-mile triathlon this weekend as part of our campaign to raise $10,000 for foster youth during National Foster Care Month. His participation in the IRONMAN Santa Rosa on May 12 during Mother’s Day weekend was an extraordinary undertaking of swimming, biking and … Read More

SDYS Staff at Free Cone Day

Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day Raises $3,536

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Thank you to Ben & Jerry’s in Seaport Village, all your team and so many community members who came out on April 10 for Free Cone Day and gave to San Diego Youth Services. What a fun day! Ben & Jerry’s gave away 13,855 free scoops between both of its locations in Seaport Village and we … Read More


Junior League Helps Transitional Youth

Monday, April 9, 2018

In March, Junior League of San Diego (JLSD) selected TAY Academy as one of its Community Impact projects. TAY Academy combines a drop-in center with structured learning and recreational opportunities for transition age youth (ages 16-24), including foster youth, former foster youth, out-of-home probation youth and homeless/runaway youth. JLSD members repotted plants, provided a new … Read More