YFS 40th Anniversary Party!

Youth & Family Services, Inc. is celebrating its 40th anniversary!

To express our gratitude to all the friends and family who have helped us along the way, we’re throwing a party!

From our humble beginning, you’ve seen us through thick and thin. You’ve celebrated us in our success and championed us through our challenges. It wouldn’t be a celebration without you!

Please join us for food, fun, and games for all ages on:

Saturday, June 13th
Youth & Family Services, Inc.
7565 E. Hwy 66 El Reno, OK 73036

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YFS to Receive Grant from Young Leaders

Youth & Family Services, Inc. to Receive Grant of $10,000 from Young Leaders

Youth & Family Services, Inc. has been chosen by Leadership Oklahoma City’s young leaders program, Youth Leadership Exchange, to receive annual grant of at least $10,000. The grant will provide new, properly fitting clothing for all youth staying in emergency shelter.

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Foster Care Spotlight: The Lenharts

Tiffanie Lenhart says this quote from faith leader and orphan advocate David Platt sums up her journey toward foster care:

“Orphans are easier to ignore before you know their names. They are easier to ignore before you see their faces. It is easier to pretend they’re not real before you hold them in your arms,” Platt writes. “But once you do, everything changes.”
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Foster Care Spotlight: The Arbetellos

Walking through the mall with Kathryn Elizabeth Arbetello is like walking down the red carpet with a movie star. Whatever star power is – she’s got it! People love to stop and talk to her, comment on her pretty curly hair and cute little glasses. She loves all the attention, and hams it up for her fans.

Life is good for this silly, adorable three year old, but it wasn’t always so good.

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