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2023 Wrap Up: Arts Place Creative Classes

2023 Wrap Up: Arts Place Creative Classes

Wrapping up our news from 2023, our Residential residents had a wonderful time participating in creative arts classes at Arts…
Residential Care - 2023 Christmas Party

Residential Care - 2023 Christmas Party

I am pleased to share that the YSB provided another group of residential youth with an amazing Christmas experience! Our…
Winterfest 2023  - YSB Courthouse Christmas Tree

Winterfest 2023 - YSB Courthouse Christmas Tree

Our Residential care children have decorated our tree for the 2023 courthouse Christmas tree contest, and we would appreciate your…
Halloween Fun at YSB!

Halloween Fun at YSB!

Halloween Fun at YSB! On October 28th the YSB supported Prevent Child Abuse Randolph County and their laundry project. Through…
YSB - Patriot Prep Camp

YSB - Patriot Prep Camp

PATRIOT PREP CAMP On July 11, the Youth Service Bureau was able to set up a table at the fairgrounds…
Pinwheel Ride Against Child Abuse

Pinwheel Ride Against Child Abuse

Activities at the Pinwheel Ride Against Child Abuse Activities at the Pinwheel Ride Against Child Abuse YSB Table at the…
New Year, New Team Members!

New Year, New Team Members!

It’s been a great start to 2023, and we’re happy to announce our Residential Care program team has grown! Welcome…
Linda Ashman: Caseworker!

Linda Ashman: Caseworker!

Linda Ashman has worked with YSB since 1998. Linda has worked in many different programs within YSB. She has been…
Christmas Celebrations at YSB

Christmas Celebrations at YSB

Each year, at Christmas time, the Residential Program takes steps to insure the residents have one of, if not, the…
Thank you for a fun Halloween!

Thank you for a fun Halloween!

The YSB assisted with two festivities over Halloween weekend! On October 29th the YSB, with the help of PJ Corwin and…
K. A. R. S. S. Program

K. A. R. S. S. Program

K. A. R. S. S. Keeping At-Risk Students in School My name is Elyse Bost and I am the new…
Join us at the YSB Fall Playgroup!

Join us at the YSB Fall Playgroup!

The Youth Service Bureau will be holding a fall playgroup on Wednesday, September 28th from 4:30pm to 6:00pm! What: Youth…
Jay County Fair - Patriot Prep Camp

Jay County Fair - Patriot Prep Camp

PATRIOT PREP CAMP The Youth Service Bureau was excited to work with youth preparing for kindergarten at the Jay County…
Thank You Matt!

Thank You Matt!

The Youth Service Bureau honored Matt Tomano in the May Board of Directors meeting for his nine years of service…
Thank You!

Thank You!

Hi Alison! You have been recognized by a DCS team member for being there when it counted!!  We are all so busy…
Say “Thanks” to a youth worker today!

Say “Thanks” to a youth worker today!

May 5th is Thank a Youth Worker Day 2022. This worldwide movement is designated to bring awareness and gratitude to…
New Home-Based Program Director

New Home-Based Program Director

I have been a Home-Based Caseworker with The Youth Service Bureau for 7 years. I have recently taken the position…
Healthy Families would like to introduce our new Family Support Specialist, Tina Myers.

Healthy Families would like to introduce our new Family Support Specialist, Tina Myers.

My name is Tina Myers. I am 31 years old. I have 3 younger sisters and 1 brother. My husband…
Children in the Middle

Children in the Middle

Children in the Middle is a program designed to minimize the impact on children when parents divorce. As children often…
We Would Like To Say Thanks!

We Would Like To Say Thanks!

We would like to say thanks to the Community Foundation of Randolph County for your generous contribution of $2000.00 for…
As a Resident at the Youth Service Bureau

As a Resident at the Youth Service Bureau

As a resident at the Youth Service Bureau, I would have to say that the abundance of support and opportunities…
Not Too Late to Give!

Not Too Late to Give!

Every year when our fundraising letter goes out to community members, businesses, service organizations, and other stakeholders the response never…
Thank You Portland Lions Club!

Thank You Portland Lions Club!

PJ Corwin, YSB Executive Director, receives annual donation from Mark Tillman on behalf of the Portland Lions Club.
Thank You! - Heart of Indiana United Way’s Economic Relief Initiative Fund

Thank You! - Heart of Indiana United Way’s Economic Relief Initiative Fund

(B.A.S.E. teachers Joe Younts, Kim Waber, and Chris Dubach) We are so thankful to have received a grant from the…
Healthy Families would like to introduce our new Family Support Specialist, Ashlyn Maloy.

Healthy Families would like to introduce our new Family Support Specialist, Ashlyn Maloy.

I am a 22-year-old who graduated from IUPUI, May of 2021. I received a Bachelor of General Studies with a…
B.A.S.E.

B.A.S.E.

Behavioral, Academic and Social Education I have seen firsthand the positive impact that meaningful, supportive, adult relationships can have on…
Congratulations to Linda Ashman, Tina Bechtol, and Stacy Blankenbaker

Congratulations to Linda Ashman, Tina Bechtol, and Stacy Blankenbaker

Congratulations to Linda Ashman, Tina Bechtol, and Stacy Blankenbaker. They all recently reached the 23-year mark at the YSB! Other…
The Youth Service Bureau of Jay County, Inc. (YSB) would like To Give Special Thanks!

The Youth Service Bureau of Jay County, Inc. (YSB) would like To Give Special Thanks!

Left To Right. Carlin Tipton, Todd Weaver Jr., Chris Liby, Clint Skirvin, Carl Masters, Todd Weaver Sr., Thomas Hampton. Not…
Home-Based Family Services

Home-Based Family Services

What Are Home-Based Family Services? Unlike the outpatient or residential programs, home-based services seek to work with families in the…
K. A. R. S. S.

K. A. R. S. S.

The Keeping At-Risk Students in School program works with youth that are suspended or expelled from school, or whoneed extra…