VYH News

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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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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Sokoloski Family Spotlight

“After reading other letters written from other families that have very similar stories as ours, I realized how much Valley Youth House impacts our lives as a whole. Not only do they change our children’s lives but they help change families, communities and relationships. My experience with VYH was a very long and difficult journey […]

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The Highmark Foundation awards $68,000 in grant funding to VYH

The Highmark Foundation recently awarded $68,000 in grant funding to VYH for RICHY health intervention program in partnership with DeSales University Department of Nursing and Health, Lehigh Valley Health Network, & Marywood University School of Social Work. The RICHY Project, an innovative integrated behavioral and physical health model, is a program of Valley Youth House. […]

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VYH Requesting Food Donations during Partial Government Shutdown

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VYH clients receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits recently received an early disbursement for the month of February. “SNAP is the nation’s most important anti-hunger program. Without it, 1.8 million Pennsylvanians would have greater trouble affording food for themselves and their families,” said PA DHS Secretary Teresa Miller. “This early payment allows us to […]

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