Day in the Life tours

Experience youth homelessness through the eyes of of YES' youth. Participants receive a tour of YES facilities, guided by YES youth and staff. You'll catch a glimpse of what our youth encounter each day and what we are doing to help them turn their lives around. See where our youth have slept. Hear their stories firsthand. And learn more about youth homelessness in Omaha and how you can help. Our youth have a voice and they want you to hear it.

What to expect on your tour
- Tour of YES Street Outreach center
- Glimpse of street life
- Dinner at the Emergency Shelter
- Tour of a Transitional Living Program home
- Tour of YES Maternity Home
- Testimonials from YES youth
- Question and answer sessions with YES staff

Interested in attending a tour? Please email for more information.


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