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19 Foster Youth Graduate High School

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

This month marks a major milestone for many of our youth in foster care, with 19 graduating from high school and all of the graduates going on to college or vocational schools. “Why not get a higher education?” asks Ikemba, who is graduating high school and headed to SDSU. “When I graduate I want to … Read More

Heart & Hand

Services Expand for Domestic Violence Survivors

Friday, May 31, 2019

San Diego Youth Services is expanding our support for youth experiencing domestic violence, thanks to new funding from the California Office of Emergency Services. The four-year grant is enabling our organization to integrate domestic violence services and another layer of short-term and emergency housing resources for domestic violence survivors, including many in our existing programs. … Read More

Homeless Youth

Annual Count Finds 1,500 Homeless Youth

Monday, April 29, 2019

San Diego County is now home to at least 1,552 homeless youth, according to new numbers released today from the Regional Task Force on the Homeless (RTFH). The number of homeless youth is significantly up from the 928 found in the annual count of homeless in San Diego County last year, but the number of … Read More

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Creations in Chocolate Raises Record $114,000

Monday, March 18, 2019

Suzy Spafford, Illustrator and Creator of Suzy’s Zoo, and 200 guests joined San Diego Youth Services this month for our 13th Annual Creations in Chocolate event at Liberty Station. Together, we raised more than $114,000 to help save the lives of young people throughout San Diego County.   Event pictures The March 14 event, sponsored by … Read More

Allie Wagner Named MC for Creations in Chocolate

Monday, February 11, 2019

Allie Wagner from KUSI News will be Master of Ceremonies for the 13th Annual Creations in Chocolate event on March 14. The event brings together San Diego’s top chocolatiers for an evening of extraordinary chocolate creations and decadent desserts to benefit San Diego Youth Services. Allie grew up in the community of Ramona and studied … Read More