Youth Advocate Services (YAS) is a nationally accredited, state-certified, 501(c)(3), non-profit child/family caring agency who has served thousands of children and families since 1978.
For 35 years, Youth Advocate Services (YAS) has believed in the premise that all children, and especially those who are vulnerable or at-risk, should live in a family-centered, caring and nurturing home. As the oldest therapeutic foster care program in Ohio, YAS has provided high-quality treatment foster care, while working collaboratively with other child serving agencies to develop and implement a community support system for families.
Our Mission: To support children, youth, and families to realize
their potential, hopes, and dreams.
Our Vision: In order to improve every life we serve, Youth Advocate Services dedicates itself to a culture that puts customer service and quality care above all else.
Our Motto: Promoting Positive Futures
Our Programs & Services:
Emergency Shelter Care
Help Me Grow Early Intervention
Help Me Grow Home Visiting
Community/ Schoolbased Mental Health
Homebased Mental Health – less