Indiana Youth Services Association’s (IYSA) primary role is as a statewide association of Youth Service Bureaus (YSBs) across Indiana. IYSA also operates several programs that support youth, youth workers, and other non-profit agencies. IYSA membership is comprised of Youth Service Bureaus that deliver community based juvenile delinquency and family support programming. IYSA’s current 30 members serve approximately 70 Hoosier counties. YSBs serve youth and families and offer trauma informed programming that supports positive youth development and resilience. YSB programming is defined in Indiana state statue and includes four core roles: Juvenile delinquency prevention, information and referral, community education, advocacy for youth.
Programs that IYSA operates are as follows: ACEs Indiana Coalition, The Child and Youth Care Credential (CYC), Journey, Indiana Trafficking Victims Assistance Program (ITVAP), Make Good Decisions, Mission Management, and Safe Place