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.

About Us
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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

Upcoming Events
YES Annual Dinner Goes Virtual for 2020

Join YES as we share the heart of our mission, why this ministry is still needed after 64 years, and how we're adapting to sew faith, hope, and love throughout South Nashville!

2020 Big Payback

YES Wish List
YES Wish List

YES thanks all of you-individuals, churches, businesses, and foundations-who have invested in our mission. We're excited to announce that we met our $50k goal for the emergency food program. We're committed to continuing it as long as possible, but we need more resources to continue it beyond the initial 6-week projection.

Become A Volunteer

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

Join Us