Youth & Family Spotlights

Youth Spotlight: Kourtnei

Happy ‪Youth Spotlight Friday‬! We’re so excited that Rude Boy Lifestyle Magazine recently featured Lyric (we know her as Kourtnei) to highlight her success in the music industry! Kourtnei is a student at the Community College of Philadelphia and earlier this year released an album called Iamlyric. She’s currently working on her second album, Cold Paradise. […]

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The Guardian Op Ed Piece by Noah Brown

We are so very proud of Noah, who is currently in our Pride program in Philadelphia, for his op ed piece published by The Guardian US! I don’t look homeless, but I am. Nearly 40% of homeless youth in America identify as LGBT, and we are resourceful, connected and do our best to blend into […]

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Youth Spotlight: Kierra

Kierra has participated in two Valley Youth House programs in the last three years: Supervised Independent Living while in foster care, and the Independent Living program after aging out of foster care. She graduated from High School and would like to go to Community College this spring. Kierra is being recognized because in she received a […]

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Youth Spotlight: Devera

Devera has been a member of Valley Youth House since May 2015 with the Supportive Housing Program. Devera entered the program with hopes to enroll in school and become a certified Medical Assistant. In November, this dream will become a reality! Devera is scheduled to graduate from Kaplan Career Institute on November 5th, 2015. While […]

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Woven Welcome at the Allentown Art Museum

On Sunday, October 11th, the Allentown Art Museum will be hosting an afternoon of Closing Day activities to celebrate the success of the art exhibition Woven Welcome in bringing our community together. The celebration will include a panel on art and social practice and an unveiling of over 200 woven rugs created during the exhibition. All of […]

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Youth Spotlight: Papa

September’s Golden Houseter award winner, an honor that is awarded by staff in our Philadelphia office to a young person who has gone above and beyond in one of our housing programs that month, is Papa! Despite personal obstacles and challenges, Papa is a motivated and determined young man.  Papa has been able to obtain […]

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Youth Spotlight: Foster

This week we are featuring our most recent Golden Houseter award winner, an honor that is awarded by staff in our Philadelphia office to a young person who has gone above and beyond in one of our housing programs that month. Congratulations, Foster, on being the most recent Golden Houseter! Foster has been a reliable […]

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Youth Spotlight: Kevin

This week we are featuring our most recent Golden Houseter award winner, an honor that is awarded by staff in our Philadelphia office to a young person who has gone above and beyond in one of our housing programs that month. Congratulations, Kevin, on being the most recent Golden Houseter! Kevin has only been with […]

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Here’s My Chance features VYH

Thank you to Here’s My Chance for the fantastic branding work they’ve done for us! We’re so excited to launch our new website, which is the last step in a complete rebrand for our agency. Our logo, colors, tagline, mission, communication strategy, and more have been updated to better reflect our agency. You can read […]

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