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Outcomes

program outcomes

We understand how important it is to show the tangible results of the services YES provides. We need to hold ourselves accountable to our donors, volunteers and other supporters, but most importantly, we need to hold ourselves accountable to our youth.

In 2014-15, YES served more than 1,600 youth through its four programs. The need is growing and so are we. Take a look at some specific outcomes from each of our four programs.

Youth Street Outreach:

Number of interactions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10,137
Number of youth served (unduplicated) . . . . . 1,564
Written materials distributed . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20,269
Health and hygiene products distributed . . . 68,731
Food and drink items distributed . . . . . . . . . . 215,286

Of the 1,564 youth, ages 12 to 21, served by our Street Outreach Program in 2014-15, 181 youth requested and received shelter (99% of those who stated shelter was a need, received it). All youth received warm meals, access to shower and laundry facilities, clothing and hygiene products, care from on-site nurse and referrals, and staff assistance in dealing with their crisis.

Emergency Shelter:

Total youth in the program . . . . . .49
Average length of stay . . . . . . . . . 14 days

Of the 49 youth, ages 16 to 18, served by the Emergency Shelter in 2014-15, 100% modeled independent behaviors before exiting the program, 100% of these youth felt safe while in the program, and 54% received care from a nurse during their stay.

Transitional Living Program:

Youth admitted into the program . . . . . . . . . 36
Males . . . . . 16
Females . . . 20

Of the 36 youth, ages 16 to 21, served by our Transitional Living Program in 2014-15, 82% had safe housing upon discharge and 85% secured employment or advanced grade levels.

Maternity Home:

Youth admitted to the program . . . . . .16
Youth pregnant at intake . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Youth with children at intake . . . . . . . . 13

Of the 16 youth, ages 16 to 21, our Maternity Home served in 2014-15, 90% demonstrated the ability to live independently by paying rent and 100% completed parenting classes.

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