VYH in the News

COVID-19 Resources & Ways to Support

Valley Youth House opened our doors to young people in crisis 47 years ago.  As we face the current challenges brought on by COVID-19, our commitment to young people and their families is unwavering.  Valley Youth House is resilient – from the youth and families that walk through our doors, to the staff members who work tirelessly […]

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Pride Host Homes Program – Philadelphia

What is HOST HOMES? Host Homes provide an LGBTQ young person ages 18-25 who is experiencing homelessness in Philadelphia with a safe, welcoming, and affirming private and dedicated space for 1-6 months. 40% of homeless youth identify as LGBTQ+ 55% become homeless due to family rejection 80% report being harassed due to their identity Since […]

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COVID-19: Resources for Youth & Families

COVID-19: Resources for Youth & Families Check back often, as additional resources will be added frequently: Table of Contents: HOTLINES MENTAL HEALTH FOOD ACCESS BENEFITS HOUSING CONFLICT, ABUSE & CRIME VICTIMS CHILDCARE HEALTHCARE SUBSTANCE ABUSE EMPLOYMENT, UNEMPLOYMENT, & WORKER’S COMPENSATION UTILITIES TALKING TO YOUTH ABOUT COVID-19 EDUCATION SELF-CARE OTHER RESOURCES   HOTLINES United Way of […]

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Valley Youth House Receives $2.9 million in HUD funding for housing and homelessness services

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recently announced nearly $2 billion to renew more than 5,800 local homeless housing and service programs across the U.S. and its territories. These Continuum of Care (CoC) grants will help end homelessness and provide critically needed support to local programs on the front lines of serving […]

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June 3, 2019: John E. Walson, Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament

You’re invited to Valley Youth House’s John E. Walson, Jr. Memorial Golf Tournament held on Monday, May 20, 2019 at Lehigh Country Club. This year’s tournament is chaired by Mark Tervalon, COO, Lutron Electronic Co., Inc. and presented by Service Electric Cable TV & Communications. This tournament has raised over $1.8 million dollars, including $250,000 […]

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LV Phantoms Set Teddy Bear Toss Record to Benefit VYH

The Lehigh Valley Phantoms, proud AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers, announced that the team’s 2018 Teddy Bear Toss, presented by Dan’s Camera City, held this past Saturday at the PPL Center, produced an impressive 7,148 teddy bears and stuffed animals, a new record for the Phantoms.  All of the stuffed animals were counted Monday morning […]

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VYH announces Emily A. Conners, M.S. receives 2018 AFP Rising Star Award

Valley Youth House (VYH) is pleased to announce that Emily A. Conners, M.S., will receive the 2018 Rising Star Award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Eastern PA Chapter. This award is presented to a fundraising professional with five or fewer years paid experience who exemplifies professionalism and creativity, has documented success in fundraising and […]

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Valley Youth House receives $5,000 from the Brandywine Health Foundation

Coatesville, PA –Brandywine Health Foundation announced 30 grants totaling $824,000.  Valley Youth House (VYH) received $5000.00 of the award money designed to assist in assuring that every resident of the Greater Coatesville community has the opportunity to make choices that will allow them to live a long and healthy life, regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender, […]

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