The WYS Video Gallery of Stories of Helping, Healing and Hope

Rae’s Story


Rae’s story is an intimate look into one girl’s process of discovering, embracing, and integrating her depression, and her accessing her hope and purpose for her future.

William’s Story


Hear this inspiring story of William. It is a story of a young teen struggling with sudden changes in his family, and his journey of suffering hurt and sadness, and his personal triumph over loss, grief and rediscovering his passion and self-worth.

His Mom heard about Western Youth Services, through a co-worker, and she got him the help he needed. Today, William is an amazing young man, with a very bright future.

IMPACT: Volunteer Experiences


WYS volunteers share their experiences of serving, and being an integral part of the collaborative model of volunteering at WYS. “Everyone comes together to help this child become better and grow.” There are many ways to get involved. Intern, Volunteer, and Corporate Volunteer programs.