Happy Nurse Practitioner Week!

It is Nurse Practitioner Week! Thank you to Cathy for all the great work you do! Cathy is our resident Nurse Practitioner working with our young people through the Regional Integrated Collaborative for Healthy Youth (RICHY). RICHY is a collaborative between Valley Youth House, Lehigh Valley Health Network, DeSales University, and Marywood University that provides […]

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Youth Spotlight: Kourtnei

Happy ‪Youth Spotlight Friday‬! We’re so excited that Rude Boy Lifestyle Magazine recently featured Lyric (we know her as Kourtnei) to highlight her success in the music industry! Kourtnei is a student at the Community College of Philadelphia and earlier this year released an album called Iamlyric. She’s currently working on her second album, Cold Paradise. […]

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VYH Receives $7,500 Grant from Santander Bank Foundation

Thank you to the Santander Bank Foundation for donating $7,500 to VYH to benefit our Supportive Housing Program in the Lehigh Valley.  The program provides young, homeless families with the assistance and case management services they need to secure permanent housing.  “Funding from the Santander Foundation will provide homeless families with the necessities they need to transition to housing,” said Michele Albright, Supportive Housing […]

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NCFY Article Features RICHY Project

The National Clearinghouse on Families & Youth has featured an article on their website about the RICHY Project.  Thank you for helping to spread the word about this great project, NCFY!    Read the article about the innovative partnership that brings a clinic to our youth in the Maternity Group Home to help reduce ER visits HERE.

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Philadelphia University raises funds for VYH

Valley Youth House received $1,000 from Philadelphia University’s annual drag show, hosted by the Campus Activities Board Diversity Committee, last week. VYH was honored to have front row seats to the event, which was very well attended and featured both amateur and professional drag queen performances. The organizers even set up their own couch and signage […]

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LV Phantoms Youth Hockey to Host Diaper Drive

The LV Phantoms Youth Bantam A hockey team is sponsoring a Diaper Drive for Valley Youth House this weekend, November 7-8.  Diaper donations can be dropped off at the Steel Ice Center, 320 East 1st Street, Bethlehem.  For more information please visit www.phantomsyouth.com. Thank you for your support!

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SIL+ Open House in Chester County

Last month, we opened a new SIL+ site in Chester County and celebrated with an open house! See below for a few photos from the event. Thank you to everyone who attended and to our staff in Chester County for coordinating a successful opening! The Supervised Independent Living Plus (SIL+) program consists of individual apartments for […]

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