Day in the Life tours


Experience youth homelessness through the eyes 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 info@yesomaha.org for more information.

 

In the News

  • NEW WHEELS

    Hi! My name is Felicia, and I am going to explain how dedication and hard work helped me buy my first car.   Two years ago, I joined a program called Opportunity Passport. This program is for anyone who has been a former ward of the state. Opportunity Passport helps former wards by matching any money saved to help those […]

  • YOUTH ART: TREY

    About Trey: Trey came to Youth Emergency Services to find a better life for himself. After staying with his cousin for awhile, he left when he refused to drop out of school at her request. He had nowhere else to turn and very little resources available to him. That’s when he learned about YES. Trey says, […]

  • OMAHA GIVES

    Last Wednesday, May 21, was Omaha’s second annual Omaha Gives! day. Youth Emergency Services participated, and everyone was so surprised and overwhelmed by the community support. This year, YES had set a goal to raise $15,000. Our supportive donors exceeded our expectations and raised over $17,000! That amount is almost double the amount raised last […]

  • New Shelter Bathroom

    With so many youth coming and going at the YES Emergency Shelter, it’s no surprise that it would need an update sooner or later. The First United Methodist Church of Springfield has graciously helped YES to make that update a reality. After taking a look at the before pictures, it’s easy to see why they […]