Youth Enrichment Services


Youth Enrichment Services


Our mission is to inspire and challenge youth with physical and mental activities that foster life-long respect for self, others, and the environment.

News & Events

YES Releases an Oral History of the Past 50 Years

Nov 01, 2018

As part of its year-long 50th Anniversary celebration, Youth Enrichment Services (YES) recently released an Oral History to honor the memory of founder, Richard Williams, and accomplishments of the organization over the past 50 years. The project was led by long-time YES supporter and Board of Trustee member, Joe Hill,...

Join YES at the 2018 Annual Celebration

Oct 30, 2018

Join YES at the 2018 ANNUAL YES CELEBRATION MONDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2018 6 – 8:30 PM The Annual Celebration will be held at State Street Pavilion Club – Fenway Park at 20 Jersey Street Boston, MA Overlooking the playing field and the Boston city skyline, the State Street Pavilion, located on...

YES Featured on This is New England NBC10

Oct 22, 2018

On Sunday, October 21, Youth Enrichment Services (YES) was featured on NBC10’s This is New England. Latoyia Edwards hosts the long-time public affairs and community show featuring all things New England. The segment featuring YES shows a video narrated by YES youth, alumni, board members, and Executive Director, Bryan Van...

YES Executive Director Celebrates 10 Years with YES

Oct 17, 2018

In October 2018, Youth Enrichment Services (YES) Executive Director Bryan Van Dorpe celebrated 10 years in his leadership position at YES. Bryan succeeded Mary Williams when she retired in fall of 2008. Board of Directors member, Betsy Edwards (L); YES Executive Director, Bryan Van Dorpe (C); and Board of Directors...

December 03

2018 Annual Celebration

December 3
6:00 pm
- 8:30 pm
January 24

7th Annual Trivia Night

January 24, 2019
6:00 pm
- 9:00 pm

Who We Serve

Over 1,600 YES youth were served by YES in 2015
75% of youth served by YES live in low-to-moderate income households
3 out of 5 served by YES are youth of color

Our impact

Thank You to our Supporters!

Contact Us

Youth Enrichment Services
412 Massachusetts Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
Tel. (617) 267-5877
Fax (617) 266-6168