Youth Empowerment Society (YES)
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
MissionYES Drop-In Center is Baltimore City's first and only drop-in center for homeless youth. YES Drop-In Center is a safe space for youth who are homeless and between the ages of 14-25, to get basic needs met and establish supportive relationships with peer staff and allies that them make and sustain connections to long-term resources and opportunities.
What We DoThrough the YES Drop-In Center, YES provides
urgently-needed direct services to youth
experiencing homelessness; develops the
leadership and employment readiness of youth
who have experienced homelessness; and
partners with youth to advocate for systems
Through these approaches, YES puts youth
experiencing homeless on a pathway to stability
by focusing on immediate needs, long-term
stability, and systems transformation.