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YSS in the News

Posted 05/27/15

1.31.22 No one in WV knows how many people are truly experiencing homelessness. Here's how one city is trying to fix that (Mountain State Spotlight)
1.26.22 Change a life, become a youth mentor (WTRF)
1.21.22 Shelters Preparing as Temps Plunge (Intelligencer) (PDF)
1.20.22 Where to go in Wheeling if you're without shelter this winter (WTRF)
1.19.22 YSS Winter Freeze Shelter preparing for temperature dip (WTOV)
12.19.21 Ohio Valley Street Survivors Make Donations to YSS, Others (Intelligencer) (JPG)
12.6.21 YSS Winter Freeze Shelter Opens Ahead of Schedule (WTOV)
12.6.21 YSS Winter Freeze Shelter opens early as temperatures plunge (WTRF)
12.27.21 Project HOPE Director discusses ways to help homeless
12.4.21 Homeless Camp Is Set for Removal (Sunday News-Register) (PDF)
11.29.21 West Liberty women's hoops squad, Paree, Panhandle aid YSS (WTOV)
11.18.21 Hillcrest Building will host Winter Freeze Shelter again this winter (WTOV9)
11.17.21 YSS to Open Winter Freeze Shelter at Hillcrest Soon (News-Register) (PDF)
11.16.21 Melissa Adams, Wheeling's Homeless Liaison, Aims to Break Down Barriers (WTOV9)
11.07.21 Out In The Cold At YSS SleepOut (Sunday News Register) (PDF)
11.05.21 It’s a freezing night ahead for YSS SleepOut volunteers, but they’re ready (WTRF)
11.02.21 Students in Wetzel County Learn History of Red Ribbon Week (WTOV) (PDF)
11.2.21 YSS Development Director Terra Crews interviewed about homelessness on Comcast Newsmakers
11.01.21 YSS Wheeling SleepOut Returns This Friday (Intelligencer) (PDF)
10.30.21 SleepOut Builds Awareness For Youth Facing Homelessness (Weirton Daily Times) (PDF)
10.26.21 Youth Services System Accepting Donations For Winter Freeze Shelter (WTOV)
10.25.21 Hancock County Savings Bank Foundation Distributes Awards (The Review) (PDF)
10.23.21 Comcast Helps Keep Ohio County Students Connected With Chromebooks (Intelligencer) (PDF)
10.22.21 Comcast Donates 1,200 Computers to OCS, Community Partners in Wheeling (Lede News)
10.22.21 Comcast Donates 1,200 Computers To Ohio County Schools Students (PDF)
10.20.21 YSS Offers Free Naloxone in Weirton, Moundsville (WTOV)
10.15.21 WPHS Cheerleader, First-Grader to Collect Coats for Winter Freeze Shelter (Intelligencer) (PDF)
10.9.21 YSS Stuffs Trucks for Winter Freeze Shelter (WTOV)
10.9.21 Stuffing the truck for winter started today at The Highlands (WTRF)
10.5.21 Interfaith Service Planned for Mental Health Month (The Intelligencer) (PDF)
10.4.21 You're giving people more than survival as YSS Winter Freeze Shelter gears up (WTRF)
10.1.21 Youth Services System receives $750K to serve homeless teens (WV News) (PDF)
10.1.21 YSS Sets Winter Freeze Shelter Drop & Drive (The Intelligencer) (PDF)
9.30.21 YSS Receives $750K in Federal Funding for Youth in Transitional Living Program (Intell) (JPG)
9.29.21 Manchin, Capito announce large award to Youth Services System (WTOV)
9.21.21 Editorial: Celebrate Recovery from Opioid Addiction (Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register) (PDF)
9.21.21 Barbers Donate Time, Talents at YSS for 'Caleb's Cuts' (Intelligencer) (PDF)
9.21.21 Barbers Donate Time, Talents at YSS for 'Caleb's Cuts' (News-Register) (PDF)
9.20.21 YSS giving free haircuts on what would have been Caleb Smail's birthday (WTRF)
9.20.21 Free haircuts given at YSS in memory of Caleb Smail (WTOV)
9.17.21 Youth Services System Honors Tom Burgoyne as 2021 'Good Samaritan' (The Intelligencer)
9.16.21 YSS honors Tom Burgoyne at 2021 Good Samaritan Tribute Dinner (WTRF)
9.16.21 Burgoyne feted by Youth Services System with Good Samaritan Award (WTOV)
9.15.21 Good Samaritan Venue Changes (The Intelligencer) (PDF)
9.13.21 What you can do to help those fighting drug or alcohol addictions? Enroll in YSS Recovery Coach Academy
9.10.21 YSS Good Samaritan Tribute Dinner Set for Sept. 16 Honoring Tom Burgoyne (LEDE News)
9.10.21 YSS, YWCA to Train Recovery Coaches (Intelligencer) (PDF)
9.2.21 Save a Life Day becomes West Virginia's largest Narcan giveaway (WTRF)
8.28.21 YSS offers substance abuse recovery program to youth (The Times Leader) (PDF)
8.23.21 YSS Offering New SMART Recovery Program for Family & Friends (WTRF)
8.21.21 YSS Offers Substance Abuse Recovery for Youth (LEDE News) (PNG)
8.14.21 Women's group supports YSS recovery home (The Times Leader) (PDF)
8.5.21 Students get school supplies during YSS drive-through event at Wheeling Park (WTOV)
8.5.21 WV leaders share success stories serving citizens, including Wheeling - YSS partnership for winter freeze (WTRF)
8.5.21 Eager students drive up, drive off with school supplies at YSS Celebrate Youth Event (WTRF)
8.2.21 Celebrate Youth event is right around the corner (WTRF)
7.30.21 OV Power Yoga Hosts Donation-Based Yoga Series for YSS (Weelunk)
7.25.21 Crafting Brings New Skills, Fresh Outlook to YSS Residents (Sunday News-Register) (PDF)
7.23.21 Lancaster native, retired FBI agent, honored as Good Samaritan (The Item, Clinton, Mass.)
7.22.21 West Virginia ranked top 5 in country for ‘at-risk youth,’ programs fighting back (WTRF)
7.22.21 Youth Services System to distribute school supplies at Celebrate Youth (The Times Leader) (PDF)
7.20.21 YSS to distribute school supplies at Celebrate Youth Drive-thru Event (LEDE News)
7.20.21 YSS Celebrate Youth festival packing free back to school backpacks (WTRF)
7.20.21 YSS Celebrate Youth Event Slated Aug. 5 (Intelligencer/News-Register) (PDF)
7.14.21 Tom Burgoyne Honored With Tree at YSS Samaritan House (The Intelligencer) (PDF)
7.13.21 Burgoyne Honored with Tree as YSS Good Samaritan (WTOV)
7.13.21 Good Samaritan Honored with Tree Planting (WTRF)
7.12.21 Warm Day, Cool Event - Cops, Pops & Community (PDF)
7.4.21 Reactions Mixed to City's Plan for Homelessness Liaison (Sunday News-Register) (PDF)
5.30.21 YSS Ready to Camp out for a Cause (The Times Leader) (PDF)
5.30.21 Youth Services System Ready to CampOut for a Cause (Sunday News-Register) (PDF)
5.28.21 YSS Recovery Homes Gets New Director (Intelligencer) (PDF)
5.25.21 Youth Services System to Host CampOut for a Cause (LedeNews)
5.25.21 Youth Services System Holding Campout for a Cause (WTOV)
5.21.21 YSS CampOut for a Cause Coming June 4 (Intelligencer) (PDF)
5.20.21 Discover Recovery to offer virtual help event for substance use disorders (WTRF)
5.13.21 YSS CampOut for a Cause: Sleep under the stars to give others a home this summer (WTRF)
4.29.21 YSS Helinski Shelter Teen Crochets for Those in Need
4.29.21 YSS CEO John Moses Serves Youth for 42 Years (WTRF)
4.22.21 YSS Names Tom Burgoyne Its 2021 Good Samaritan (News-Register) (JPG)
4.21.22 YSS Holding Recovery Coach Training Session (Intelligencer) (JPG)
4.21.21 Youth Services System names 2021 Good Samaritan (WTOV)
4.21.21 Former FBI agent, Ohio County sheriff named as YSS 2021 Good Samaritan (WTRF)
4.20.21 Peer Recovery Coaches Help Others Heal at YSS Recovery Homes (WTRF)
4.17.21 Ohio County Names YSS's Jill Eddy a Champion of Children (Sunday News-Register) (PDF)
4.15.21 National Drug Take Back Day April 24 (Intelligencer) (PDF)
4.6.21 Time Magazine photo essay shows heavy toll of the pandemic on Wheeling's homeless (WTRF)
4.3.21 Deaths Among America's Homeless Are Soaring in the Pandemic. Wheeling Photographer Captures a Community in Crisis (TIME)
3.25.21 Safe Places available in Ohio County and nationwide to. help teens cope with problems or find help (WTRF)
3.15.21 YSS Winter Freeze Shelter Closes for Season After Successful Three Months (WTRF)
3.7.21 River Valley Health Foundation Supports YSS, Other Charities (Sunday News-Register) (PDF)
3.5.21 Realtor Dave Robbins Provides Shelter With Tent Donation to YSS (LEDE News)
3.5.21 Paull Associates Real Estate Agent helps those without a home by donating to YSS (WTRF)
3.5.21 Local real estate firm Paull Associates helping homeless with donations to YSS (WTOV)
2.18.21 YSS, Vineyard and others open shelter to close the gap in homeless shelter service (WTRF)
2.14.21 YSS After-Care Students Create Unique Valentines (Sunday News-Register) (JPG)
2.11.21 - As Temps Go Down, Numbers Go UP at YSS Winter Freeze Shelter (WTOV)
2.5.21 What you can do to help YSS Winter Freeze Shelter (WTRF)
1.31.21 Oglebay Institute Gives YSS Helinski Shelter Girls Chance to Dance (Sunday News-Register) (PDF)
1.21.21 Youth Services System, Wheeling Police Hope Knowledge of Crisis Intervention Will Help Save (PDF)
1.19.21 Street Survivors' Holiday Donations Boost Local Charities, Including YSS (Intelligencer)
1.16.21 Youth Services System, Wheeling PD Host Crisis Intervention Training (Parkersburg News and Sentinel)
1.15.21 Wheeling Police Department takes part in crisis intervention training with YSS (WTOV)
1.14.21 Wheeling PD Goes Through Crisis Intervention Training with YSS (WTRF)
12.31.20 - Wheeling Homeless Encampments in the Spotlight After Complaints (The Intelligencer) (PDF)
12.26.20 - Local shelters, including YSS Winter Freeze Shelter, ensure residents have a Merry Christmas (Times Leader) (PDF)
12.26.20 - Shelters Provide Warmth on Snowy Christmas (Sunday News-Register) (PDF)
12.24.20 - Hand Center keeps YSS shelter residents' fingers warm with donation (Times Leader) (PDF)
12.22.20 - Lions Club collecting for YSS winter freeze shelter (WTOV)
12.21.20 - YSS Winter Freeze Shelter Opens at New Location (Intell) (PDF)
12.17.20 Steenrod Elementary Staff, Students Helping at the Holidays (Intelligencer) (JPG)
12.15.20 Improved YSS winter freeze shelter offers more room, new amenities (WTOV)
12.15.20 YSS Winter Freeze Shelter open at new location (WTRF)
12.4.20 10th Annual Wheeling SleepOut-Home for the Holidays Event - Intell/NR (PDF)
12.4.20 Local Musicians Ready to Entertain for Wheeling SleepOut Tonight - Intell/NR (PDF)
12.3.20 Wheeling SleepOut Set for Friday - Moundsville Echo (PDF)
11.26.20 Home for the Holidays-Wheeling SleepOut Window Display Contest Underway (The Intelligencer) (PDF)
11.26.20 Valley Hospice Employees Donate to Local Charities, Including YSS (The Intelligencer) (PDF)
11.25.20 YSS Winter Freeze Shelter has new location, new challenges (WTRF)
11.23.20 Wheeling, YSS using Hillcrest Building for Winter Freeze Shelter (WTOV)
11.19.20 YSS, Local Agencies Promote Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services in Wetzel County (PDF)
11.18.20 City Provides Former OVMC Space for Freeze Shelter (PDF)
11.6.20 Festival of Trees Kicking Off Today at Stifel Center (PDF)
11.1.20 Left Out in the Cold - Wheeling SleepOut 2020 - Sunday News-Register (PDF)
10.24.20 We're Not Doing Enough to End Homelessness (Sunday News-Register) (PDF)
10.19.20 YSS Impact Coalition Announces National Prescription Drug Takeback Day (WTOV)
10.11.20 YSS Recovery Home Residents Find Hope (Sunday News-Register) (JPG)
10.8.20 Youth Services System Inc. Unveils Third Recovery House (Intelligencer) (JPG)
10.8.20 Grant helps open Wheeling's newest recovery home (WTOV)
10.8.20 House for anyone fighting drug or alcohol addiction opens (WTRF)
10.8.20 Youth Services System Inc. Unveils Third Recovery House - Intelligencer (jpg) (JPG)
9.17.20 YSS Part of Ziegenfelder's Cops, Pops and Community Effort (WTOV)
9.9.20 Virtual Good Samaritan Dinner Tickets Available until Thursday (Intelligencer)
9.6.20 Day of Caring Held for United Way (WTRF)
8.30.20 YSS Offers New Peer Recovery Program for Teens and Older Adults (News-Register) (JPG)
8.28.20 YSS Offering Addiction Recovery Program for Teens (WTRF)
8.14.20 The Caring City: Wheeling's Longstanding and Successful Social Services Organizations (Weelunk)
8.7.20 YSS Provides School Supplies to Local Families (Intelligencer) (PDF)
8.6.20 Youth Services System adjusts without annual youth festival (WTOV)
8.4.20 Marshall County Schools Back to School Fun Fair tomorrow (WTRF)
7.28.20 YSS names Vineyard Church, pastor as Good Samaritans (The Times Leader) (PDF)
7.27.20 YSS keeping Celebrate Youth back-to-school tradition alive (WTRF)
7.27.20 Youth Services System to Distribute School Supplies Aug. 6 (News-Register) (JPG)
7.27.20 YSS Names Vineyard Church, Pastor as Good Samaritans (News-Register)
7.26.20 Youth Services System in Wheeling names 2020 Good Samaritan (WTOV)
7.15.20 Wheeling Partners Awarded $100,000 Aetna Foundation Grant to Advance Health Equity in Ohio County (Weelunk)
6.24.20 Bombas Socks Donates to Youth Services System (WTRF)
6.23.20 Community Impact Coalition shows that resources are available (WTOV)
6.22.20 Youth Services System Offer Summer Jobs, Mentoring for At-Risk Youth (WTRF)
6.22.20 Second Annual Discover Recovery Offering Resources on Substance Use Disorder (WTRF)
6.20.20 Discover Recovery Goes Virtual (Sunday News-Register) (PNG)
6.5.20 YSS Holding Virtual Campout Fundraiser Today (Intelligencer) (PNG)
5.29.20 Ferns Family Makes $10K Donation to Prevent Homelessness During COVID-19 (Intell) (PNG)
5.28.20 Terra Crews Talks Campout for a Cause with Steve Novotney (WKKX)
5.22.20 YSS Cancels Celebrate Youth Festival (WTRF)
5.21.20 — YSS to Host Campout for a Cause Fundraiser (WTRF)
4.25.20 - CFOV Awards Nearly $100,000 in Emergency Impact Fund Grants (The Intelligencer)
4.14.20 YSS School Mental Health Coordinators Helping Students Navigate COVID-19 Crisis (The Intelligencer/News-Register)
4.13.20 YSS still helping students’ mental health during high-anxiety time (WTRF)
4.13.20 YSS holds virtual conference to discuss at-risk youths (WTRF)
4.11.20 'We're All Working Together to Serve the Population' (The Intelligencer)
4.10.20 YSS Virtual Pop-up Conference Tackles Challenges (Lede News)
4.2.20 Second Chance for Homeless Families (WTRF)
3.28.20 Helinski Shelter Residents Learn to Sew, Make Masks (The Intelligencer)
3.26.20 YSS Recognizing 'Safe Place' Partners (Intelligencer) (PDF)
3.19.20 Homeless population faces more hardship during COVID-19 epidemic (WTRF)
3.15.20 Marshall County Students Learning Benefit of Mindfulness (Sunday News-Register) (PDF)
3.7.20 - YSS Seeks Safe Solutions as Winter Freeze Comes to a Close (Weelunk)
3.3.20 - Wheeling University students impact youth at Mulholland Center (Weirton Daily Times) (PDF)
3.2.20 - YSS Emeritus Board Members in the News - Linda Bordas, John Nanny, Darrell W. Cummings (Intelliencer/News-Register) (PDF)
3.2.20 - Youth Services System Adopts Online Resuscitation Training (Intelliencer/News-Register) (PDF)
3.1.20 Pats on the Back - State of the City Award (News-Register) (PDF)
2.26.20 - Mayor Offers Optimistic View of Wheeling's Future (The Intelligencer/News-Register)
2.25.20 YSS Among Honorees at Mayor's State of the City Address (WTOV)
2.25.20 - Video of State of the City Address (WTOV)
2.25.20 - Mayor Glenn Elliott's State of the City Address (Weelunk)
2.20.20 - Community Foundation, Women's Giving Circle Award Grants (Weelunk)
2.18.20 Women's Giving Circle awards more than $40K in grants to local organizations - WTRF
2.3.20 Special Assignment: Homelessness in the Ohio Valley - WTOV
1.31.20 Youth Services System holds appreciation dinner - WTRF
1.30.20 Planet Fitness Celebrates by Donating to YSS Youth Mentoring Network - WTRF
1.22.20 Area Residents Celebrate Life, Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King (The Intelligencer)
1.21.20 Wheeling Country Day Students Visit YSS Winter Freeze Shelter on Martin Luther King Jr. Day (WTOV)
1.13.20 Ye Olde Alpha Customers Raise $5K for YSS in Ugly Server Contest (The Intelligencer)
1.9.20 AEP Mitchell Plant Employees Donate Toys to YSS (The Intelligencer)
1.9.20 Youth Opportunities Unlimited Resumes This Month at YSS (WTRF)
12.22.19 A Story of Relationships and Redemption — Sunday News-Register (PNG)
12.19.19 Ferns Family Donates $10,000 to YSS Winter Freeze Shelter - The Intelligencer (PNG)
12.18.19 A&B Kia, Ryan Ferns Health plex present check to YSS - WTRF
12.18.19 Youth Services System In Wheeling Receives Special Gift from Mike Ferns Sr. - WTOV
12.17.19 — Ye Olde Alpha continuing Ugliest Server tradition - WTOV
12.14.19 Christian Soldiers Make Christmas Brighter for Others - The Intelligencer (PNG)
12.5.19 Clothing Donation Drive Held in Memory of Slain Man - The Intelligencer (JPG)
11.17.19 - St. Mary's Students Dress Down to Help Homeless (The Times Leader) (JPG)
11.14.19 - Compassion Becomes Real - Letter to the Editor from John Moses (Wheeling News-Register) (JPG)
11.9.19 — SleepOut Raises Funds for Homeless Youth (The Intelligencer) (JPG)
11.6.19 Tammy Kruse talks about the Winter Freeze Shelter on Comcast Newsmakers
11.5.19 - Murder Victim's Family Finds Healing in Giving to Homeless (The Intelligencer/News-Register) (JPG)
11.2.19 - Wheeling SleepOut Preview and Hot Cocoa Sale (The Intelligencer) (JPG)
10.10.19 - Wheeling SleepOut Art Installation Raises Awareness for Youth Homelessness (Intelligencer/News-Register) (JPG)
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