Community Support

Moving in Thanks to the San Diego Nice Guys

Thursday, June 13, 2019

It’s move-in week for one young mother and her son, who are moving from a shelter into an apartment in one of our seven Transitional Living Communities. They arrived with no belongings, as many do. Thank you to the San Diego Nice Guys for giving a hand up to this young mother and many other … Read More

SDYS SP Staff

Youth Enjoy SeaWorld and Balboa Park

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Eighteen youth enjoyed a day out at SeaWorld recently on special education tickets from the theme park that helped make the trip possible. The youth, along with four of our colleagues, also visited Balboa Park. The two community activities were part of our Community Assessment Team/Camp Mariposa Spring Camp.

Photo by Janessa Lin Photography

Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day Raises $3,600 for Youth

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day in San Diego raised $3,614 this week in support of our work with youth across the county. Thank you to Ben & Jerry’s in Seaport Village, your team and all the community members who came out on April 9 for Free Cone Day and gave to San Diego Youth Services. What … Read More

IICF Donation

IICF Supports Transition Age Youth

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Thank you to the San Diego chapter of the Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation (IICF) for a new $4,200 grant to support our work with transition age youth throughout San Diego County. IICF helps communities and enriches lives by uniting the collective strength of the insurance industry in providing grants, volunteer service and leadership. Learn more … Read More

New Washing Machine

Shelter Receives New Washing Machine

Thursday, February 21, 2019

We are celebrating the gift of a new washing machine from FOCUS for our Youth Emergency Shelter, which is the only emergency night shelter for homeless and runaway youth in San Diego County. Pictured are Taylor Houston, Night Shelter Coordinator, and Katie Rademacher, Health Educator/Prevention Outreach Worker providing a thank you to FOCUS, which stands … Read More