• For as little as $10, your Omaha Gives! donation could help YES win a $1,000 hourly prize and a portion of your gift will be matched.

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  • Dance For A Chance

    Help give homeless youth a chance through dance!
    July 31, 2015
    Omar Bakery Events Center

    Dancers Announced!

  • Help support our Street Outreach Center by providing a warm meal to homeless and at-risk youth.

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  • “We give them hope and help them plan for the future,” Mary Fraser Meints, YES Executive Director, speaking about the youth YES serves.

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    We always have something going on at YES! Be sure to check back regularly to get the latest information on upcoming events.

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    Applications

    You can find all of the applications for YES programs including volunteering and mentoring on our applications page!

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  • Volunteer

    Volunteer

    The dedication of volunteers makes it possible for YES to make a positive difference in the lives of young people.

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In the News

  • NATIONAL TEEN PREGNANCY PREVENTION MONTH

    It is rare to find such positive trends towards such a large scale issue as the extraordinary declines in teen pregnancy in the United States.  According to the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned pregnancy, since the early 1990s, teen pregnancy and birth rates in the United State have declined by 52% and 57% […]

  • Girl Scouts Giving Back

    Wendy Hamilton, Fund Development Director with Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska, contacted Youth Emergency Services (YES) in early November with a simple request: she had a group of dedicated young ladies eager to serve their community, and wanted to give back to YES during the holiday season. The best part? The girls indicated that instead of […]

  • Girl Scouts Giving Back

    Wendy Hamilton, Fund Development Director with Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska, contacted Youth Emergency Services (YES) in early November with a simple request: she had a group of dedicated young ladies eager to serve their community, and wanted to give back to YES during the holiday season. The best part? The girls indicated that instead of […]

  • MERRY MEALS

    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 […]