Valley Youth House receives $5,000 from the Brandywine Health Foundation

Coatesville, PA –Brandywine Health Foundation announced 30 grants totaling $824,000.  Valley Youth House (VYH) received $5000.00 of the award money designed to assist in assuring that every resident of the Greater Coatesville community has the opportunity to make choices that will allow them to live a long and healthy life, regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender, disability, income or background.  This award will allow Valley Youth House to provide on-site mental health screenings and community referrals for preventive care and other health services to youth in the Chester County Independent Living Program. Youth will also receive services that decrease stress and increase resiliency to adverse childhood experiences and trauma.

About Valley Youth House
Valley Youth House ( does more than just provide homes for Pennsylvania’s vulnerable, abused, and homeless youth. We partner with thousands of individuals each year to build a solid foundation for young people and their families. With dedicated street outreach, housing, counseling, skills training, health, prevention, and intervention services, we empower resilient young people in establishing promising futures.

For more information, please contact:

o   Shawn Mack, Development Officer –, 610-272-2946