Thank you, Atonement Lutheran!

October is National Pride month and as a result, we’ve received several donations for VYH’s Pride program. Atonement Lutheran Church in Philadelphia’s Fishtown neighborhood hosted a drag bingo fundraiser and donated the $350 in proceeds, while Philadelphia University’s Campus Activities Board donated the $1,100 in proceeds from their annual drag show to us for the second year […]

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AIC Member Wins Indego Bike Share Essay Contest

VYH Achieving Independence Center (AIC) member Sway Hill was featured on Slate.com after winning an essay contest speaking about why she loves Philadelphia’s Indego bike share program. Sway starts each day by dropping her children off at daycare and making a 2 mile journey on an Indego bike to her first job, as an assistant crew leader at […]

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Out at Comcast

Valley Youth House and the #CouchesDontCount campaign was invited to speak with Comcast employees at an event organized by Out @ Comcast in October. Out @ Comcast is a resource group for LGBTQ employees and allies at Comcast, and they work to create a safe and inclusive space for all of their employees. Thanks for including […]

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DLP Realty’s Dream Live Prosper Run Raises $9,800 for VYH

Thanks DLP Realty and VYH Board of Directors member Don Wenner for their support of VYH youth and families! All proceeds from their recent Dream Live Prosper Run ($9,800) benefited VYH! The main event of the 2016 Dream Live Prosper Run was the half marathon which began in Hugh Moore Historical Park in Easton, travel along the […]

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Valley Youth House & Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center Receive $250,000 Partnership Grant to Launch LGBT Youth Program

Valley Youth House and Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center announce that they have received a $250,000 partnership grant from the HIV Prevention & Care Project to launch a professionally-staffed LGBT youth empowerment program in Allentown, PA. The program, which will be called Project Silk Lehigh Valley will provide every-day after school programs for LGBT youth, with a specific […]

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VYH Family Respite Program Seeking Staff

Looking to make a difference in the life of a child?  Paid opportunities with flexible hours are available!  The Family Respite Program of Valley Youth House has part-time employment opportunities available starting immediately. The Family Respite Program provides support, role modeling, tutoring, recreational activities, in-home respite and life skills development on an outreach basis to at-risk children/youth […]

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UGI Donates $10,000 to Valley Youth House

UGI Utilities, Inc. has generously donated $10,000 to Valley Youth House to support our programs and services!  A check presentation was held recently to celebrate this wonderful gift to our organization.  It will impact the lives of so many youth and families in the 11 counties where VYH provides programs and services. UGI Utilities, Inc., […]

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ESSA Bank & Trust Foundation grants $7,000 to VYH Independent Living in Luzerne County

A $7,000 grant from the ESSA Bank & Trust Foundation helped to underwrite the cost of a new 7-passenger van to provide transportation for participants in the Valley Youth House Independent Living Programs for homeless youth in Luzerne County.  The van makes it possible to transport clients to group activities, training, and college visits. Additionally, staff […]

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