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Youth Improvement Services is a community-based organization providing resources and navigation services for stable housing, life skills training and career readiness training to at-risk and homeless youth. 

Stable Housing
Life Skills Training Career Readiness

EMPOWERING YOUTH  |  PROVIDING SOLUTIONS

Our mission is to empower youth to develop the skills, resources and resilience needed to live independently.

PROGRAMS & SERVICES

Bridge Housing for Youth Experiencing Homelessness

Our housing program provides safe accommodation, life skills training, career readiness training and financial literacy training, empowering youth to improve their well-being and economic mobility.

40% of Youth Experiencing Homelessness are LGBTQ.

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OUR VISION

We envision communities where youth homelessness is brief, rare, and non-recurring.

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Our Ultimate Goal is to identify youth who are going to need assistance with transitioning to adulthood, then provide a positive support system to avoid pitfalls that can derail their lives. YIS provides mentors that serve as developmental role models for young people looking for direction.

Role Models
for Young People
Looking for Direction

Studies have shown that 18 to 24 Year Old Youth of Color & Youth who Identify as LGBTQ disproportionately experience homelessness

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PROGRAMS & SERVICES

Earn While You Learn Program

This program is an opportunity for youth and young adults to complete online activities and trainings that can help improve your independent living and career readiness skills. Don't forget to track your progress! An incentive may be provided for each activity you complete.

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This program is providing me with a place to live and go to work.

- Keia

COMMUNITY SUPPORT

With Help from the Community, We Can End Youth Homelessness!

We are truly grateful to our Partners and Sponsors. Your contributions to the cause of  empowering at-risk youth is commendable.