Our Services

Our Services


Research and consulting services are offered to government and non-profit agencies that serve youth in order to support a variety of organizational functions, including:


  • Program evaluation/quality assurance;

  • Strategic planning;

  • Community needs assessment;

  • Program/policy development;

  • Grant writing


In addition to providing cost-effective and high quality research services to partner organizations, the Community Research Consulting Program helps to support the growth and sustainability of the YESS Center as a cutting-edge university-based center by:


  • Connecting the YESS Center’s academic environment to contemporary settings and organizations that define the lives of children, families, and communities;

  • Providing relevant employment and learning experiences to students;

  • Helping to identify new areas for scholarly research.


For more information, please contact Dr. Thomas Herman at therman@sdsu.edu.