Help for Families 9/7

The Morning Call’s “Help for Families” column is a collaboration between The Morning Call and parenting professionals brought together by Valley Youth House’s Project Child. QUESTION: 4- and 6-year-old daughters woke up one night to a house filled with smoke and the smoke detector blaring from a fire in our furnace. They were and still are very […]

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Youth Artist in Residence Performance Series

Youth helping youth with and through music is the foundation for creating this innovative national model that provides therapeutic life opportunities and experiences to youth. While there are similar programs nationwide, VYH’s series is unique in that it provides positive youth development run by an accomplished young musician. Kayla Avitable, a 15-year-old singer/songwriter and Lehigh […]

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Youth Spotlight: Kevin

This week we are featuring our most recent Golden Houseter award winner, an honor that is awarded by staff in our Philadelphia office to a young person who has gone above and beyond in one of our housing programs that month. Congratulations, Kevin, on being the most recent Golden Houseter! Kevin has only been with […]

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Backpack Challenge Closing Ceremony 2015

The Backpack Challenge Closing Ceremony was held August 26 at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, and CBS Philly covered the event. 18-year-old Leidy said there are a lot of misconceptions about older kids in foster care. “I definitely think that people don’t expect foster youth to make it this far, to make it to college, […]

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Here’s My Chance features VYH

Thank you to Here’s My Chance for the fantastic branding work they’ve done for us! We’re so excited to launch our new website, which is the last step in a complete rebrand for our agency. Our logo, colors, tagline, mission, communication strategy, and more have been updated to better reflect our agency. You can read […]

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