MIYFS Foundation Happenings:

Mercer Island Youth and Family Services is a Department of the City of Mercer Island. Mercer Island Youth and Family Services is a public/private partnership of the City and the sole full service provider for social and human services in the City. The work of MIYFS fosters well-being across the lifespan of our fellow residents.
The Mercer Island Youth and Family Services Foundation raises funds exclusively for MIYFS and provides critical support for the annual operating budget.

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MIYFS Foundation Annual Breakfast: 16 Years of Giving from the Heart – Thank You Mercer Island Community!

We raised $225,000 from our guests in the room on February 7, 2018.
Thank You Sponsors
Thank You Table Captains
Thank You Business Partners
Thank You Raffle Business Donors




MIYFS Eight Programs and Services – Your Dollars Hard at Work:


Licensed Mental Health Counselors at MISD Public Schools

Friendship, stress & anxiety, self-esteem, family concerns, anger and crisis counseling; drug & alcohol prevention/intervention experts at IMS and MIHS.


Voice & SVP

Teens participate in an 8-week summer program and learn firsthand the importance of giving back through volunteer opportunities.


Thrift Shop

Give. Shop. Volunteer. Focus on work-skill development and sustainability.


Healthy Youth Initiative

Preventing the harm caused by youth drug & alcohol use, depression, anxiety and other risk behaviors.


Mental Health Services

Counseling for individuals, couples and families on a sliding fee scale.


Diversion & Early Intervention

Arrested youth are re-focused on positive learning experiences while being held accountable for illegal behavior.


Senior Outreach and Advocacy

Full range of geriatric services for issues related to aging including consultation, counseling and care management.


Family & Emergency Assistance & Food Pantry

Supports for rent, utility, holiday, back to school and employment assistance. Food Pantry at Luther Burbank Park offices.