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In the News

San Diego Youth Services raise funds during National Foster Care Month
KUSI News, May 23, 2018

Study Finds Abuse and Violence Common Among LGBT Homeless Youth
EdSource, April 25, 2018

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

Certificate of Appreciation

Programs Recognized for Preventing Child Abuse

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

The Child Abuse Prevention Coordinating Council recently recognized San Diego Youth Services’ HERE Now and Anti-BIAS programs for their work in preventing child abuse. The programs, focused on suicide prevention and anti-bullying, received a Certificate of Appreciation for being a “SHINING STAR in Strengthening Families and Preventing Child Abuse.” “As many as 25-30 percent of … Read More

GROWS Expands Additional Year

Monday, July 2, 2018

Our GROWS Program will expand another year, with a renewed grant from the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development. The GROWS Program (Greater Recruitment and Outreach for Workforce Success) provides community members, volunteers and staff with free resources such as career shadowing, mentoring, educational reimbursements, trainings, workforce assessments and experiential placements to introduce or … Read More

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