Youth Development

Valley Youth House Committee, Inc.

Building Foundation, Shaping Futures

aka Valley Youth House

Bethlehem, PA

Mission

Valley Youth House is the catalyst for youth to achieve their desired future through genuine relationships that support families, ensure safe places, and build community connections.

Ruling Year

1990

President and CEO

Mr. Thomas Harrington

Senior Vice President

William Motsavage MEd

Main Address

3400 High Point Blvd.

Bethlehem, PA 18017 USA

Keywords

shelter,counseling,drug,alcohol,prevention,abuse,youth,teen,runaway,homeless,children,neglect

EIN

23-7178820

 Number

5897656830

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Other Youth Development N.E.C. (O99)

Children's and Youth Services (P30)

Other Mental Health, Crisis Intervention N.E.C. (F99)

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Programs + Results

What we aim to solve

Valley Youth House is the catalyst for youth to achieve their desired future through genuine relationship that support families, ensure safe places, and build community connections.

Our programs

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

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Agency-wide programming

Where we work

Charting Impact

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What is the organization aiming to accomplish?

What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?

What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?

How will they know if they are making progress?

What have they accomplished so far and what's next?

We envision a world in which every young person belongs to a nurturing community.

INNOVATIVE EVIDENCE-BASED PROGRAMS
VYH will provide high quality, innovative programming so all youth we serve will have a sustainable connection to a nurturing community in order to achieve their goals.
VALUED EMPLOYEES
VYH will employ a diverse team of highly engaged, highly skilled individuals who are committed to the mission and valued by the organization.
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
VYH will continue to be financially sustainable. A minimum of 25% of operating budget will come from endowment income and non-governmental sources,
allowing VYH the financial flexibility to make mission-based program decisions.
REGIONAL & NATIONAL IMPACT
VYH will have a direct service presence in the mid-Atlantic region and be a national leader in systems and program design.
ADVOCATE FOR YOUTH
VYH will be a voice for the unmet needs for children, youth and families. Particular focus will be on child welfare, child abuse, youth homelessness, and mental health.

Outstanding Team Members - Our team members are competent, committed to the mission, focused on quality, willing to persevere and go the extra mile.
Valued Team Members - We recognize that it is our team members who accomplish our mission. The leadership will treat them with respect, be accessible, provide training and support, communicate and encourage teamwork and positivity.
Innovation & Creativity - We foster innovative and creative approaches to programs and problem solving. We recognize that new ideas are necessary to achieve our mission and vision.
Integrity - We conduct our business and ourselves in an ethical and honest manner. We strive for transparency in all of our interactions.
Positive Relationships - We accomplish our mission through building positive relationships with youth and families, and by helping them do the same with others in the community. We also build positive relationships with our co-workers, our partners and our colleagues in the field.
Diversity - We believe diversity and inclusion are key in achieving our mission. We celebrate the diversity of culture, religion, race, gender, sexual orientation,
and economic boundaries of our team members, our clients, and our partners.

Valley Youth House utilizes key performance indicators to ensure that VYH programs are achieving their mission.

Valley Youth House completed a Strategic Plan in 2017 which will guide the agency for the next 5 years.

External Reviews

Financials

Valley Youth House Committee, Inc.

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Board Leadership Practices

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Not Applicable

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Not Applicable

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Not Applicable

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

Not Applicable

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

Not Applicable