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Youth Empowerment Source (YES) is a non-profit agency dedicated to providing critical supports to children, youth and families in Cecil County, MD. With a strong focus on prevention and education, YES equips youth and families with the tools young people need to reach successful adulthood.

Drug free cecil youth coalition

Drug Free Cecil Youth Coalition (DFCYC), is a group of local  youth leaders whose mission is to fight against substance abuse in Cecil County. This program engages youth in developing leadership skills and the tools necessary to implement environmental strategies addressing substance use issues among their peers.

"Children represent the future, encourage, support and guide them."

Catherine Pulsifer


This organization has impacted my daughter's life so positively. I'm forever grateful to you all. May God continue to bless you to empower our youth! You are definitely a Youth Empowerment Source!


- Legacy Parent 


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Eat, Drink, and Be Giving

Check out this video highlighting this year's Eat, Drink, and Be Giving fundraising event! We are so grateful to all of our donors who support the work that we are doing in Cecil County!

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