The YASP Program

Welcome to the PSS Young Adult Success Program

YASP is an exciting and new program at PSS. It is a program for kinship and caregiving young adults who are being raised by their grandparents or have the responsibility of caring for an elderly family member or sibling.

You are the pioneers in this amazing opportunity to change your life and move towards independence and adulthood.

This newly developed program was created with you in mind — helping you succeed, become self-sufficient and well informed young adults. Through YASP, you will gain valuable tools and skills needed as you begin this next chapter in your life. This will be done through workshops and trainings; mentoring and partnership opportunities; professional guidance and support; character development and job readiness training.

Participating in YASP will provide you with extremely valuable, rewarding and fulfilling experiences. As a member of YASP you will benefit from:

  • Opportunity to build a relationship with a Mentor
  • Meet with a PSS Staff person to review your life goals and receive assistance
  • Specialized trainings
  • Employer Field Trips/tours
  • Leadership Certificate Program
  • Network with professionals

Feel free to stop by if you have any questions or want to learn more about the program.

Mario Bodden, Youth Services Manager
(917) 801-4488 ext 22
PSS/WSF Grandparent Family Apartments
951 Prospect Avenue
Bronx, NY 10459