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.                                     


YSS is Hiring


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Youth Standing Strong


  Our brand is getting a fresh look and feel!

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Red Ribbon Week 2016

Red Ribbon Week is Oct. 23-31. 

Show your support by signing the pledge. 


Reggie's Sleepout - Des Moines

Register your team for Reggie's Sleepout - Des Moines

Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016

Drake Stadium, Des Moines, Iowa

Need help? We're here.

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

Get help now. 

Provide Hope & Opportunity


Our donors make a difference.

Get involved and help youth stand strong.


Celebrate Adoption









Runners, walkers and spectators welcome!

Nov. 5 in Ankeny, IA

Sign up today.

Volunteering Opportunities

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

Find out how you can help. 


Latest News



Exciting things are always underway at YSS! 

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