The evidence-based programs of Youth Resources are currently experiencing record participation levels by youth, ages 5 to 18, who are passionate about making a positive
 impact on our community and becoming stronger leaders!




Mission: To inspire and develop our community of youth to a life dedicated to leadership, service, and civic engagement.


Vision: To motivate and empower youth to make a positive difference within our society through understanding and action based on effective and compassionate leadership and civic engagement.


 Core Values:

Volunteerism - Volunteerism is the heart and soul of our organization. We appreciate the myriad contributions of our volunteers, and recognize the power of thank you and of giving back. We seek to promote and encourage service among our stakeholders. We recognize and value the positive accomplishments that volunteers can achieve by working together. We believe that volunteers are positively impacted by our programs as much as the youth and communities we serve.

Integrity – Integrity forms the foundation of our organization. We demand the highest level of ethics. We grow our organization based on interactions that promote mutual trust and respect with our stakeholders and partners. We strive to ensure the highest level of organizational effectiveness by continually reviewing our programs and processes to improve quality and efficiency.

Excellence – We strive to continually raise our programs and organization to new levels of excellence. We develop creative solutions to address challenges and to utilize opportunities. We believe that leadership skills can and should be continually improved and refined.

Diversity – We value and embrace diversity. We seek out views that reflect all walks of life and reflect those views in our programs. We are sensitive to the special needs and diverse backgrounds of individuals. We give all individuals an equal opportunity to be heard and to benefit from our programs.

Community Partnership – We value community partnerships. We recognize the importance of working with community organizations to strengthen our supportive network. We value the input we receive from our community partners, and strive to work together cooperatively and constructively for the betterment of all.


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Youth Resources of Southwestern Indiana
P.O. Box 3635
Evansville, IN 47735
812-421-0030 phone 812-422-9143 fax

The YR Offices are located in the Lower Level at First Federal Savings Bank at 4451 N. First Avenue
Click here for map and directions.