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Fire at Seven-12 House

YSS experienced a fire at the Seven-12 House, our residential addictions treatment program for girls in Ames on Sunday June 24th, 2018.  The fire was...

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Amazon Wishlist

To assist the girls from 712 House that lost their belongings in the recent fire, we have set up an Amazon Wish List. In addition...

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Events

August 2018

IHYC Achievement Tea 2018

Aug 01 2018

Join us for the 2018 IHYC Achievement Tea Hear the stories of five youth from IHYC and how they are breaking the cycle of poverty....

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Speaker Requests

Our experts at YSS are pleased to present to groups, teams, organizations and more, sharing the impact we make, while providing ideas on how others can get involved. We kindly ask for speakers to be confirmed at least one week before your event.






examples of Presentation Topics >

  • Youth engagement
  • Adolescent substance abuse and treatment
  • Adoption, foster care and aftercare
  • After school programs
  • Child access and visitation
  • Child development
  • Community youth development
  • Counseling and therapy approaches and trends
    • Anger management
    • Anxiety disorders
    • Child/adolescent depression
    • Family and group counseling
    • Grief and loss
    • Strengthening families
  • Homeless youth and families
  • Human trafficking trends and solutions
  • Mental health first aid
  • Mentoring programs
  • Pregnancy prevention
  • Sexual abuse prevention and education
  • Tobacco prevention and cessation
  • Violence prevention (cases and effects)
  • Volunteering
  • Youth shelter and transitional living programs
  • YSS: Helping youth stand strong