Camp Fowler 2021: Support a Camper!

Summer is right around the corner and we’re getting ready for youth to join us at Camp Fowler! At Valley Youth House, we understand that every young person’s situations are unique. That’s why our team members utilize responsive, customized programs to meet the needs of vulnerable young people in our communities. Camp Fowler is a […]

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Statement Against Anti-Asian Hate and Violence

From the Desk of Thomas R. Harrington, Executive Director & President, Valley Youth House: At Valley Youth House, we are saddened, angered, and disheartened by the hate targeting people of Asian and Pacific Islander descent nationally since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the recent hate crime against the Asian American & […]

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Valley Youth House Announces Staff Promotions & New Assignments

Valley Youth House is pleased to announce the following staff promotions and new responsibilities taken on by several of our colleagues: Krista Brown-Ly has been hired as Valley Youth House’s new Vice President for the Central and Western Regions of Pennsylvania. Krista most recently served as the Executive Director of the Family Promise Program of Carbon County, […]

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NATIONAL EATING DISORDER AWARENESS WEEK FEB. 22-28, 2021

At Valley Youth House, our Youth Education Program (YEP) is collaborating with The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) to invite ‘Every Body to Have a Seat at the Table’ by encouraging conversations that raise awareness, challenge systemic biases, and highlight stories from all backgrounds and experiences.

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Valley Youth House MLK Observance 2021

On Monday, January 20, 2021 our nation will commemorate the 92nd Birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  This holiday celebrates this civil rights leader’s life and legacy, as he worked tirelessly to create a more diverse, equitable and inclusive world.  Many know that Mrs. Coretta Scott King envisioned this holiday to be designated as a day of […]

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VYH Hosts World Aids Day Events

Valley Youth House’s Haus of Shadez program in Allentown & GLO program in Harrisburg partnered together to hold a Virtual Ball in recognition of World AIDS Day. Staff were thrilled that 903 young people attended! It really exemplifies how technology can bring us together. Along with the Virtual Ball, HIV/STI testing was available and so […]

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VIRTUAL Teddy Bear Toss 2020

The Lehigh Valley Phantoms are taking their annual Teddy Bear Toss VIRTUAL this year! Presented by Dan’s Camera City, this fan-favorite event draws a significant number of teddy bear and stuffed animal donations each December to be distributed to Lehigh Valley children served by Valley Youth House. Over the past six seasons, Phantoms fans have […]

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VYH Exec. Director & President Named LVB Gamechanger

Congratulations to our Executive Director & President, Thomas R. Harrington, on being named a Lehigh Valley Business 2020 Game Changers Honoree in the Most Admired Nonprofit CEO category!  LVB Game Changers recognizes and honors extraordinary business leaders and businesses that make a positive impact on the Greater Lehigh Valley. The honorees consistently demonstrate strong leadership, […]

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