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In Memory of Liz Shear

March 4, 2024 | Comments Off on In Memory of Liz Shear
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The world has lost an incredible soul! We are sad to share the passing of San Diego Youth Services’ former Executive Director Liz Shear. Liz passed on Tuesday, Feb. 27 surrounded by her family. She served as San Diego Youth…

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SDYS Awards $120,000 to Staff

January 24, 2024 | Comments Off on SDYS Awards $120,000 to Staff
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In 2023, San Diego Youth Services was chosen as one of the grantees of the California Department of Health Care Access and Information (HCAI) Community-Based Organization Behavioral Health Workforce Grant Program. The grant provides SDYS with a 3 year grant…

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A Letter to Dr. King

January 15, 2024 | Comments Off on A Letter to Dr. King
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A letter to Dr. King from Nicole Chung, Youth & Cultural Specialist:   “Dear Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., I know you will not get to read this letter, but you know our ancestors always encouraged us to write everything…

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SDYS Updates Mission and Vision

December 21, 2023 | Comments Off on SDYS Updates Mission and Vision
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April 16 @ 1:51 pm

San Diego Youth Services’ Updates its Mission and Vision Statements to Better Reflect the Comprehensive Wraparound Services the Organization Now Provides We have expanded our services as well as our mission and vision statements to steer San Diego Youth Services…

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Ground Up Coffee Shop Expands

November 26, 2023 | Comments Off on Ground Up Coffee Shop Expands
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April 16 @ 1:51 pm

We are thrilled to announce our Ground Up Coffee Shop has expanded from our Admin and Spring Valley locations to La Mesa as of Nov. 1 with its grand opening! We’d love for you to come in and take a…

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Youth Shelter Helps Ages 12-17

November 22, 2023 | Comments Off on Youth Shelter Helps Ages 12-17
April 16 @ 1:51 pm

The Storefront Youth Emergency Shelter is the only emergency shelter for youth in the region. Learn more about the shelter from Program Manager Renatta Escobedo: Questions and Answers   What is the Storefront Youth Emergency Shelter? Our Storefront Youth Emergency Shelter…

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Meet Nicole Chung

November 21, 2023 | Comments Off on Meet Nicole Chung
April 16 @ 1:51 pm

“I am a wife, mom, poet, published author, former foster youth, adoptee, and advocate…”

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Youth Homelessness Walk & Rally

November 16, 2023 | Comments Off on Youth Homelessness Walk & Rally
April 16 @ 1:51 pm

A roof for every youth! Our annual Youth Runaway and Homelessness Awareness Walk and Rally took place on Nov. 15. The walk raises awareness for the more than 2,000 youth experiencing homelessness every night in San Diego. Our staff members,…

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A Week in the Life of an Outreach Worker

November 10, 2023 | Comments Off on A Week in the Life of an Outreach Worker
April 16 @ 1:51 pm

A Week in the Life of an Outreach Worker at San Diego Youth Services By: San Diego Youth Services TAY Academy Staff Member As a Street Outreach Worker at San Diego Youth Services, my primary responsibility is to go out…

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Foster Parents Help Support Reunification, While Still Staying in their Foster Children’s Lives

October 27, 2021 | Comments Off on Foster Parents Help Support Reunification, While Still Staying in their Foster Children’s Lives
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Foster Parents Help Support Reunification, While Still Staying in their Foster Children’s Lives “This was our first time fostering, and the experience was a lot better than we expected,” said Brian, a certified SDYS foster parent. “It was a lot…

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