Home Builder’s ‘House of Hope’ Near Completion

Youth & Family Services, Inc. has been selected by the Central Oklahoma Home Builders Association (COHBA), and it’s charitable foundation, the Oklahoma Home Builders Foundation, as one of three charities to benefit from the 2015 House of Hope. Annually, a… Read more

Holiday Food Drive 2015

Starting Monday, October 26th YFS will be collecting canned foods for the first ever Holiday Food Drive. All canned foods will benefit children, youth, and families within the care of YFS services, this includes children and youth within our transitional… Read more

Back to School: Giving Kids the Supplies They Need to Succeed

We worked throughout August to collect school supplies for children within the care of YFS’ emergency shelter, counseling services, and foster care program. Our goal was to collect enough school supplies to help 150 children start this school year with… Read more

YFS to Assist in International Counseling Program Development

YFS will be assisting in the development of an international counseling program specifically for teens. The program is called Teen Journey of Hope, a psychosocial support program of Save the Children, and focuses on youth grades 9-12 with an emphasis… Read more

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… Read more