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SDYS Runs for Homeless Youth: 50K for 50 Years

September 27, 2019 | Comments Off on SDYS Runs for Homeless Youth: 50K for 50 Years
July 5 @ 3:26 pm

SDYS Runs for Homeless Youth: 50K for 50 Years The top leaders at San Diego Youth Services will run 50K (31 miles) across San Diego on Nov. 1 to kick off National Homeless Youth Awareness Month. The organization is also celebrating…

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Suicide Prevention Month

September 10, 2019 | Comments Off on Suicide Prevention Month
July 5 @ 3:26 pm

Suicide Prevention Month September is National Suicide Prevention Month, a time to share resources and learn how you can help. Today is also World Suicide Prevention Day. Suicide is now the second leading cause of death for young people between the…

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Transforming Foster Care

September 9, 2019 | Comments Off on Transforming Foster Care
July 5 @ 3:26 pm

Transforming Foster Care New state funding will enable San Diego Youth Services to begin transforming foster care in San Diego County. The $300,000 funding is enabling the organization to recruit and hire the most qualified and caring child care professionals…

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Champions for Youth Charity

August 7, 2019 | Comments Off on Champions for Youth Charity
July 5 @ 3:26 pm

Champions for Youth Charity The Century Club of San Diego has again selected San Diego Youth Services as a Champions for Youth charity, one of only 10 to benefit from the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines. We could not have…

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Celebrating 50 Years for Youth

July 10, 2019 | Comments Off on Celebrating 50 Years for Youth
July 5 @ 3:26 pm

Celebrating 50 Years for Youth San Diego Youth Services is celebrating 50 years of building futures beginning this fiscal year. John Wedemeyer, Jr., an advocate for homeless youth, founded our organization in 1970 as The Bridge, one of the nation’s…

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New State Funding to End Youth Homelessness

July 5, 2019 | Comments Off on New State Funding to End Youth Homelessness
July 5 @ 3:26 pm

New State Funding to End Youth Homelessness San Diego will be among the recipients of $6.67 million in new state funding to help end youth homelessness, including $1.7 million for coordinated efforts led by San Diego Youth Services. The funding…

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Staff and Volunteer Appreciation Event

July 1, 2019 | Comments Off on Staff and Volunteer Appreciation Event
July 5 @ 3:26 pm

Staff and Volunteer Appreciation Event San Diego Youth Services staff and volunteers recently enjoyed a day of fun and self-care for the 2019 San Diego Youth Services’ Staff and Volunteer Appreciation Event at Liberty Station. The theme this year: Disney!…

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Moving in Thanks to the San Diego Nice Guys

June 13, 2019 | Comments Off on Moving in Thanks to the San Diego Nice Guys
July 5 @ 3:26 pm

Moving in Thanks to the San Diego Nice Guys 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…

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19 Foster Youth Graduate High School

June 5, 2019 | Comments Off on 19 Foster Youth Graduate High School
July 5 @ 3:26 pm

19 Foster Youth Graduate High School 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…

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Services Expand for Domestic Violence Survivors

May 31, 2019 | Comments Off on Services Expand for Domestic Violence Survivors
July 5 @ 3:26 pm

Services Expand for Domestic Violence Survivors 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…

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