Youth Spotlight: Alexi

Alexi knew that Valley Youth House would change her life. But she didn’t know that it would help her find her dream. She entered Valley Youth House in 2017 when her case to move from her permanent home into foster care was in court. She got involved in the Adolescents Achieving Independence Program and started […]

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6 Fun Summer Activities for you and your family this Summer

Scorching heat, humidity, and air conditioning blasting — all the signs show it’s the middle of July.   In order to keep summer fun and exciting, Valley Youth House’s Project Child Program Coordinator Pam Wallace shared some opportunities for summer activities for youth and families in the Lehigh Valley. Check out local papers and township newsletters. […]

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VYH Starts Employment Program in Allentown

Valley Youth House recently began a new program, Allentown Youth Works, which is a program designed to place youth ages 17 to 24 at permanent jobs in an effort to assist youth with achieving independence.  Participants receive the following benefits: Group employment training transportation assistance job retention support services long-term planning services paycheck Youth participate […]

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Valley Youth House is proud to announce our 2019 Youth Artists in Residence (YAIR)

Valley Youth House 2019 youth artist in residence

Since 2013, the Martin Guitar Charitable Foundation has funded Valley Youth House’s Youth Artist in Residence (YAIR) program. Through the YAIR program, artistically talented Valley Youth House clients are selected to perform for other youthin agency programs. Attendance at the performances is also open to staff and to the general community. Applicants for the YAIR […]

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VYH Releases 2018-2019 Annual Report

VYH Annual Report

At Valley Youth House, we don’t turn our backs at the first sign of adversity.  Our doors remain open.  Together we can make life-affirming breakthroughs and healthy decisions.  We’ve been there for young people and their families with nowhere else to turn for 46 years.  Check out our 2018-2019 Annual Report to learn about all […]

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VYH Staff Appreciation Day 2019 Features Speaker, Risha Grant

  Valley Youth House was pleased to welcome edgy, educational, motivational speaker, and author, Risha Grant, at VYH Staff Appreciation Day 2019.  Risha Grant is an internationally renowned diversity, inclusion and bias expert. She covers these topics as NBC KJRH TV News 2 for You community correspondent and host of the JustUs series, through her […]

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Youth Spotlight: Autumn

“Valley Youth House didn’t make me feel like I was broken.” – Autumn, 17 years old, York County Running away. Probation. Skipping school.  Lack of stability.  This was the life Autumn faced before and during her foster care placements.  When 17-year-old Autumn was referred to Valley Youth House’s Adolescents Achieving Independence program, which provides assistance […]

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Join VYH for Give.Local.York. Day of Giving

Give.Local.York. is a 24-hour online giving day held on May 3, 2019 which will benefit hundreds of York County nonprofits and Valley Youth House needs your support! Mark your calendars to donate to Valley Youth House (VYH) here on May 3. Here is how you can get involved in this day of giving: Mark your calendars to support Valley Youth […]

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VYH becomes a licensed Safe Place Agency

VYH becomes a licensed Safe Place Agency

Valley Youth House is celebrating National Safe Place Week this year as a recently licensed National Safe Place Agency! Safe Place is a national outreach and prevention program for youth in crisis. More than 20,000 locations across the U.S. display the yellow and black Safe Place sign, the universal symbol of help and safety for all […]

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VYH Awarded GuideStar’s 2018 Gold Seal of Transparency

Valley Youth House Awarded GuideStar Gold Seal of Transparency 2018

At Valley Youth House we strive for transparency in all our interactions. Integrity is a core value of our organization. Therefore, we are honored to have been awarded a GuideStar Gold Seal of Transparency for 2018! Valley Youth House recently received the Gold Seal of Transparency on GuideStar, the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit […]

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