Young People Succeed (YPS)
Young People Succeed (YPS) is a minority led, community-based organization based in South Jamaica, New York. YPS's mission is to deliver innovative, comprehensive services to youth families, and the the broader community.
YPS renders a surplus of projects, programs, and initiatives to meet the many needs of children, young adults, and families at risk and those in crisis. Programs and activities include:
Transitional Housing and supportive services for homeless, pregnant and/or parenting teens;
Aftercare services for youth involved in the Juvenile Justice System as well as youth who have aged-out of the foster care system;
Job training and career development;
Educational assistance and guidance;
Focus groups and workshops that address the issues facing youth today.