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 for more information.


In the News


    The holidays are a time of giving. Many people give the gift of time, money, and food. Fortunately for the youth YES serves at the Street Outreach Center, local businesses and companies have been going the extra mile to make sure they have a warm meal this month. It began with a challenge by locally owned […]


    Art provides an outlet for many of the emotions youth in our program are facing. Below are two pieces by Caeli, a youth in YES’ programs.


    November is National Homeless Youth Awareness month. To spread the word about Youth Emergency Services and the work YES is doing to end youth homelessness in Omaha, we are asking all of our followers, supporters, and donors to sign up for Thunderclap. What is Thunderclap? Thunderclap is the first crowd-speaking platform that helps people be heard […]


    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 […]