Youth & Family Spotlights

Youth Spotlight: Jasmine

Happy #YouthSpotlightFriday! Starting this month’s Youth Spotlight is Jasmine, who is being recognized by her Life Skills counselor Mikaela Lanford. Jasmine has been participating in the Bucks County Supportive Housing program for 2 years, where she has worked diligently to achieve independence for her and her son, Tracie. While in the program, Jasmine has passed an insurance sales exam […]

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Youth Spotlight: Cheyenne

Happy Youth Spotlight Friday! This week, we hear directly from Cheyenne, who is a member of the Adolescents Achieving Independence Program in Delaware County. Per hour counselor, “Cheyenne is in the spotlight due to her remarkable accomplishments and success. Cheyenne states that Valley Youth House has immensely impacted her success by providing encouragement, support, and motivation […]

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Hot off the press: January 2016 VYH Newsletter

December was a busy month for Valley Youth House!  We received 2,700+ stuffed animals from the Phantom’s Teddy Bear drive, we announced our new CEO, and many individuals and donors made the holiday season a bit brighter for our youth through the Holiday Gift Drive.  Check out more in our January 2016 Newsletter! Sign up to receive […]

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Youth Spotlight: Rabbiyah

Happy Youth Spotlight Friday! This week, we are recognizing December’s Golden Houseter, Rabbiyah. A few months ago, Rabbiyah presented in front of a group of staff, asking for an extension of support from Valley Youth House. In her request, Rabbiyah mentioned a variety of goals that she wished to accomplish before transitioning out of Valley […]

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Youth Spotlight: Jadea

Jadea has been a member of Valley Youth House since February 2014, and in November 2015 was nominated as the Golden Houster for the month! Since acceptance to Valley Youth House, Jadea has registered for all public benefits, paid rent consistently, saved a considerable amount of money, and most recently was accepted to YouthBuild Philly […]

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Youth Spotlight: Faith

Faith is this week’s Youth Spotlight, and a new American citizen!  She was recommended for this honor by her counselor, Liliana, from our Bucks County Supportive Housing Program (SHP).  Faith is 19 years and an immigrant from Liberia.  In the photo, you can see her proudly holding her newly earned U.S. citizenship, which Valley Youth House […]

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Leidy Torres named 2016 Young Achiever

Leidy Torres will be honored at the 6th Annual Always Bet on Youth Casino Night as our Young Achiever! Leidy was nominated by staff at the Achieving Independence Center (AIC) in Philadelphia. According to her nomination, Leidy took full advantage of the many opportunities at the AIC and now utilizes the skills she learned there to live independently […]

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Youth Spotlight: Taliyah

  This week’s Youth Spotlight is on a remarkable young woman named Taliyah, whose life was changed by the services she received at Valley Youth House (VYH).  Taliyah had been arrested as a teenager and lost custody of her baby, Jahiir.  Once out of a juvenile program at age 18, she had no place to live […]

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