VYH News

VYH Hosts World Aids Day Events

Valley Youth House’s Haus of Shadez program in Allentown & GLO program in Harrisburg partnered together to hold a Virtual Ball in recognition of World AIDS Day. Staff were thrilled that 903 young people attended! It really exemplifies how technology can bring us together. Along with the Virtual Ball, HIV/STI testing was available and so […]

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VIRTUAL Teddy Bear Toss 2020

The Lehigh Valley Phantoms are taking their annual Teddy Bear Toss VIRTUAL this year! Presented by Dan’s Camera City, this fan-favorite event draws a significant number of teddy bear and stuffed animal donations each December to be distributed to Lehigh Valley children served by Valley Youth House. Over the past six seasons, Phantoms fans have […]

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VYH Exec. Director & President Named LVB Gamechanger

Congratulations to our Executive Director & President, Thomas R. Harrington, on being named a Lehigh Valley Business 2020 Game Changers Honoree in the Most Admired Nonprofit CEO category!  LVB Game Changers recognizes and honors extraordinary business leaders and businesses that make a positive impact on the Greater Lehigh Valley. The honorees consistently demonstrate strong leadership, […]

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VYH Youth Meet with City of York Mayor about Youth Homelessness

As part of Youth Homeless Awareness week, VYH youth Josiah & Jia (seen here with VYH Rapid Rehousing Program Coordinator, Megan Myers) met with City of York Mayor Michael Helfrich to discuss their experiences with homelessness. Thank you Mayor Helfrich for speaking with VYH about this important topic! This week youth experiencing homelessness have shared stories and […]

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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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Holiday Gift Drive 2020

As an essential, life-sustaining business, the doors of Valley Youth House have remained open through this challenging year to help youth and families who need our services. As 2020 continues, we are committed to bringing inspiration and joy to our young people through our Holiday Gift Drive. Please help us create a joyous holiday season for the […]

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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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