Welcome to Youth Encouragement Services

Our mission is to enrich the lives of Nashville’s youth by providing opportunities that encourage them to reach their full potential spiritually, academically, socially, and physically through daily programming in a Christ-centered community.

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Join the teams supporting YES

Connect to one of our fundraisers, or start your own campaign! You can also designate us as the agency with  Amazon Smiles & Kroger accounts.


Become a volunteer

It requires over 600 volunteers to successfully operate our programs each year, and we need you! Use your time to invest in Nashville's future. 


Recent News

Full Moon Festival Benefits YES!!

So what do you get when you mix the group of amazing Delta Omega Social Club students at Lipscomb University and live music, food, games, and dancing.... yep, a Full Moon Festival!! (That's what you were thinking, right?!?!)


Ho Ho Ho!!! Santa came early!

Our 2019 YES Christmas Store was A.M.A.Z.I.N.G.!!! Imagine being in a room full of excited volunteers providing a 'Nordstrom' shopping experience for over 150 families. Yep! That's what we were doing last Saturday. Our YES Mothers and Moms from partner agencies came in to shop til they dropped for Christmas gifts for their children. We couldn't do it without help from YOU!! Mark your calendars for 2020 YES Christmas Store - Saturday, December 12th!!


Become A Volunteer

It takes more than 600 volunteers for us to successfully run our programs each year. We need you!

Join Us