The Pag-asa Youth Association of the Philippines, Inc. or PYAP, Inc. is duly constituted barangay-based organization of the out-of-school youth between 15 to 24 years old who are clientele of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). The PYAP, Inc. is organized nationwide and is federated from the municipal city/provincial, regional and national levels and duly recognized by SEC with SEC registered # 01328. The PYAP federation of different levels serves as a strategy that provides forum to discuss youth issues and concerns related to their projects and some up with the solutions/recommendations addressed to both the youth and other system involved in program planning and implementation. The PYAP, Inc. utilizes the DSWD’s Youth program called Unlad Kabataan Program (UKP) in order to carry out the goal of providing opportunities for PYAP members in order to actualize their potential and aspirations, experience self-fulfillment, contribute to the growth of his/her community and participate in the task of nation building. The PYM/PYAP Alumni Association is created for the purpose of continuing support the PYAP members in social, spiritual, moral and financial programs.