Transforming Lives of Kids and Families for More Than 40 Years

YouthZone is a leader in youth programming and is dedicated to providing opportunities for youth to be responsible, contributing members of their families and society. A Colorado non-profit organization, YouthZone strives to enhance the quality of life in our communities through prevention, support, parent education and direct services. We proudly serve the communities ofAspen, Basalt, Carbondale, El Jebel, Glenwood Springs, New Castle, Silt, Rifle and Parachute.


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Recent Blog Posts

Recent Blog Posts

Do you know what to look for when donating to your favorite charity?

By Robin Tolan, YouthZone Development Director Have you ever wondered about where the money goes after you’ve donated to your favorite charity?  It’s a good question to ask, and before making a donation, it may be a … Read More >

Risky teen behavior can be a cry for help

Often I hear, either among my friends or at work as a youth and family specialist, "Oh, that's a typical teenager for you." This gets me thinking … how many behaviors are normal and do parents know the difference between … Read More >