Fall Activities Abound!

So many ways to engage with the Mercer Island Youth & Family Services Foundation.

 

Safeguard our Students – click to read letter from Foundation President

Click to DONATE NOW in support of our MIYFS mental health counselors in all six public schools

Glass Pumpkin Fundraiser – click to see all 12 locations for beautiful glass art creations from local artists

We Missed The Signs; YFS Did Not – click here to learn about 30 Years, 30 Stories.

Click here to share your YFS Story as the MIYFS Foundation turns 30!

Family Pumpkin Patch – click here to learn about all the fun happenings on Saturday, October 20!

Join us at Lakeridge Elementary – pumpkins galore!

Fall Recycling Event – click here to find all the details about Saturday, October 27

Reduce. Reuse. Recycle. And bring a donation (nonperishable item or cash) for the MIYFS Food Pantry!

 

 

Click Here for the 2018 Annual Report “Here to Help”

 

The work of MIYFS fosters well-being across the lifespan of our fellow residents.

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.
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The Mercer Island Youth and Family Services Foundation

The Mercer Island Youth and Family Services Foundation raises funds for MIYFS and provides critical support for the annual operating budget.

Partner with us in reaching our goals: Limitless Possibilities | Limitless Opportunities

 

MIYFS Eight Programs and Services:

 

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.