VYH in the News

Valley Youth House Receives $200,000 Donation to Create Endowment in Memory of Zachary Barker Chittick

Valley Youth House has been generously gifted $200,000 from Barbara Barker and John Chittick in memory and honor of their late son, Zachary Barker Chittick. The Zachary Barker Chittick Endowment Fund will provide continuous, annual funding of programs and services for youth and families served by Valley Youth House. Zachary Barker Chittick grew up in […]

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Holiday Gift Drive 2021

As an essential, life-sustaining business, the doors of Valley Youth House have remained open throughout the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic to help youth and families who need our services. We are committed to bringing inspiration and joy to our young people through our Holiday Gift Drive. Please help us create a joyous holiday […]

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Lehigh Valley Anti-Trafficking Week: Q&A with VYH’s Alycha Boehm

Valley Youth House is a proud founding member of the Lehigh Valley Anti-Trafficking Collaborative and participant of Lehigh Valley Anti-Trafficking Week. The mission of LVAT is to abolish human trafficking in our community by building a united front to educate and equip our community to take action. As Lehigh Valley Anti-Trafficking Week kicks off tomorrow, […]

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Valley Youth House Receives Grant from The Edward and Inez Donley Fund at the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation

We’re honored to share that Valley Youth House has received a grant from The Edward and Inez Donley Fund at the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation! Grants from the fund support organizations that promote self-sufficiency and achievement for marginalized children, individuals, and families by increasing education and literacy support. Funding received from this grant will help […]

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Valley Youth House’s Project Silk Staff Members Highlighted in Good Morning America’s Inspiration List: Who’s Making LGBTQ+ History Now!

Valley Youth House is excited to announce that two of our Project Silk staff members, Chloe Cole-Wilson and Kenny Screven, were highlighted in Good Morning America’s GMA Inspiration List: Who’s Making LGBTQ+ History Right Now! Kenny nominated Chloe for her passion, dedication, and advocacy in her everyday work to empower and support the LGBTQ+ youth […]

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VYH Welcomes Jameel Rush to Board of Governors

Valley Youth House is pleased to welcome Jameel Rush, Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at The Philadelphia Inquirer, as a new member of the Board of Governors. Jameel Rush began his role as Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion with The Philadelphia Inquirer in 2020. He is a Philadelphia native that holds […]

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Administrative Assistant – 2001-03

To Apply, Click Here: Valley Youth House empowers and strengthens the lives of children,youth and families through inclusive programming that builds resilience and fosters growth and independence. We are currently looking for a qualified applicant to fill the following position: Administrative Assistant 2 ($15.00 – $17.00) The job duties for this position are as follows: […]

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VYH’s Bridge2Home Program Participates in Study on Rural Youth Homelessness

This spring, VYH’s Bridge2Home Host Homes program in Western PA participated in a virtual focus group led by Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago about addressing rural youth homelessness. Our Bridge2Home: a Host Homes program connects youth (ages 16-24) who are experiencing housing instability with volunteer homes in in Allegheny (ages 18-24), Armstrong, Fayette, […]

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