Our Mission

Imagine a city where every person feels they belong; where everyone has access to the resources they need to thrive and accomplish their goals.


YSM is governed by a Board of Directors who ensure clear strategy and goals, as well as sound operating principles for YSM’s CEO and staff.


Learn about the power of your impact in our quarterly newsletter Urban Lights, YSM’s Annual Report and audited financial statements.


YSM is committed to creating a work environment that upholds our core values of transformation, collaboration, innovation, accountability, communication and celebration.


With support from thousands of annual donors, YSM is able to provide life-changing programs and services to many of our cities most vulnerable community members.

YSM's COVID-19 Response

To ensure the health and safety of all, and under the direction of Public Health safety protocols, YSM’s program buildings are closed to public access. However, we are providing food, counselling, and other services. Please click to learn about services being offered and how you can help.