Our Mission

The mission of Valley Youth House is
to provide prevention and intervention services, counseling, life skills and behavioral health services to abused neglected, and homeless youth and their families.  Our programs foster positive growth enabling at-risk youth and their families to become healthy, productive, responsible members of the community.









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News and Events

Always Bet On Youth Casino Night

Valley Youth House is delighted to announce our 5th Annual Always Bet on Youth Casino Night fundraiser in support of our homelessness assistance…
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Teddy Bear Toss

Valley Youth House benefitted from the Lehigh Valley Phantoms Teddy Bear Toss held on Saturday, December 6, 2014.  After Brett Hextall scored the…
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Success Stories

2014 Top Places to Work

Valley Youth House was among thirty companies in the Lehigh Valley to receive the
2014 Morning Call Top Places to Work award and was also a Special Award recipient
for its training. Annette Duranso, President and CEO of Valley Youth House stated,
“Receiving this award only validates my sense of what wonderful qualities Valley Youth
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The toughest tests come outside the classroom.  Read about Emilia in
Sheer Determination - Forging ahead in spite of it all
in the Winter 2013
edition of the Northampton Community College magazine.


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Kayla Avitabile

Our Youth Artist in Residence, Kayla Avitabile, appeared on WFMZ's Music Mondays with Eve Tannery and Jaciel Cordoba.  Click here to watch WFMZ's segment featuring the 14 year old singer and songwriter.

Kayla performed at the Festif Part Trois, a family fun event that combined cycling, food, and fun while supporting Valley Youth House's innovative, experiential… read more >


A Partnership in Action!

Chloe Le, a local high school student and artist, works with all mediums but most often chooses acrylic, (colored) pencil, or charcoal.  Although she paints all subjects, Chloe likes to focus on portraits of influential female celebrities who serve as good role models or her Instagram followers as a 'thank you for your support' drawing.

Besides selling her artwork online at Artcinno and donating the proceeds, Chloe also donates her… read more >