Valley Youth House Receives $10,000 Grant from Lincoln Financial Foundation for Supportive Housing Program

PHILADELPHIA, PA (6/12/2017) – Valley Youth House (VYH) has received a $10,000 grant for their Supportive Housing Program for Homeless Transition Age Young Adults. This grant was made possible with generous support from Lincoln Financial Foundation. Valley Youth House’s Philadelphia Supportive Housing Program provides leasing and supportive services to homeless young adults (ages 18 to 24) who […]

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Valley Youth House holds annual Staff Appreciation Day 2017

On June 9th, Valley Youth House held our annual Staff Appreciation Day at The Fuge in Warminster, PA. The day brought together hundreds of employees from across our 12 counties and was filled with learning, celebration, and fellowship. The morning comprised of a make your own donut bar, remarks by Tom Harrington, VYH President & […]

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New Philly app will help youth find and access resources

The University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice, Hack4Impact, and Juvenile Law Center have joined together to create a resource app for youth in Philly experiencing homelessness or struggling to find the support services they need. The app, Youth Matters: Philly, will help youth find and access resources like shelters, housing, foodbanks, healthcare […]

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Birthday party scavenger hunt to benefit VYH

Most birthdays we know are celebrated with a party or special meal – but not this one. VYH supporter, Jason Cotter, has designed and hosted scavenger hunts all around Philadelphia for his last few birthdays, and added a charitable component this year. As part of the scavenger hunt, his friends divided into teams and competed […]

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Big Announcement: Five Lehigh Valley VYH offices are moving!

Our Lehigh Valley Offices are moving! After extensive research, site visits, and discussions by the Valley Youth House (VYH) Board of Directors, as well as the Real Estate and Finance Committees of the Board, Valley Youth House has purchased a new office located at 3400 Highpoint Blvd., Bethlehem, PA 18017. Located just North of Highway 22 and […]

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VYH Clients Recognized as ‘Reunified Family of 2017’ from Lehigh County

On April 21st, the Lehigh County Office of Children & Youth Services presented the “Tenth Annual Reunified Family of the Year and Resilient Children and Youth Reunion and Celebration”.   The Lehigh County Office of Children & Youth Services recognized a Valley Youth House family for their successful work in reunification of their family with an award […]

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VYH Staff Present at Bucks County “Bridging the Gap” Conference

Joelle Pitts, LCSW, Valley Youth House’s Associate Director of Bucks County Housing & Emergency Services and Kim Ketterer, Youth Programs Manager at the Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center recently presented at the “Briging Gaps” Conference in Bucks County.  Their session, “Creating Community: skills and strategies for creating inclusive spaces and empowered youth” focused on identyfing 3 ways you […]

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2017 VYH Youth Artist in Residence: Mecca

VYH is so excited to announce Mecca as our 2017 Youth Artist in Residence! Mecca is a high school junior and participant in the Montgomery County Adolescents Achieving Independence program, which helps current and recently released foster youth to complete their education, locate permanent housing and jobs, and learn life skills. Mecca plans to attend […]

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