Youth & Family Spotlights

Youth Spotlight: Miguel

Miguel’s journey with Valley Youth House began in our Lehigh Valley Shelter, where he stayed as a resident. During his stay, our staff members very quickly noticed Miguel’s artistic abilities and how he could use art to express himself.  “Miguel is such an incredible young adult and artist. Ever since I saw him begin his […]

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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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Youth Spotlight: Roger

“It’s fun to not be a statistic.” – Roger, 19, York County, Valley Youth House’s Adolescents Achieving Independence (AAI) program Roger’s journey to Valley Youth House began in upstate New York on his grandfather’s farm before he eventually came to York County, Pennsylvania.  While going back and forth between the states, he was in a […]

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Youth Spotlight: Haley

When 17 year old Haley reflects on the last few years of her life, she says “I never got to be a teenager”.  At Valley Youth House, we often hear that phrase from the youth we serve, many of whom come from traumatic backgrounds.  During her teenage years, Haley has been taking care of siblings […]

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Golf Tournament at Torresdale: September 23, 2019

You’re invited to Valley Youth House’s inaugural Philadelphia Region Golf Tournament to be held on Monday, September 23, 2019 at the Union League Golf Club at Torresdale.   This year’s tournament is chaired by Daniel K. Fitzpatrick, President of Citizens Bank, and is presented by Eastern Lift Truck Co., Inc. This tournament supports Valley Youth House Programs in the […]

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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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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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