NOTICE: After approximately 12 p.m. on July 15, 2016, all YSS email domains will change to Please update the contact information you have for our staff accordingly. Thank you!

Youth & Shelter Services, Inc.
New branding, same commitment to kids

Introducing Youth Standing Strong

Every day, YSS gives children and youth a place to find their voice, heal with compassion, make healthy choices, feel safe and secure, learn life skills, grow their confidence, and, ultimately, stand strong. Learn more.                                     


Schedule your child's camp, sport or back-to-school physical today! Call 515-233-2350.


   Physicals are just $10 with

our friendly-staff of 

Certified Family Nurse Practitioners. 

Learn more about other medical services.

Adolescent Addiction Treatment

We serve an adolescent population statewide in need of addiction treatment.

Get help now. 

Back to School Fair


August 12: Story County Blast Back to School Fair 

Volunteer, donate or participate. 

Youth Standing Strong


Our brand is getting a fresh look and feel!

Check out a preview. 

Volunteers & Internships

Volunteers are special individuals who share their time and talents to help youth in our community.

Find out how you can help. 


Provide Hope & Opportunity


Our donors make a difference. 

Support youth by donating today. 

Careers with YSS


Amazing staff is the key to helping children, youth and families succeed.

Learn how to join our team.

Our Programs


YSS serves youth with our programs. Parents and siblings have also received support and guidance through the services we provide.

Success Stories


With community and caring professional support, our youth can thrive and attain their goals.

Youth Overcome Obstacles


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