Our 37th Year of Transforming Lives of Kids and Families


Welcome to YouthZone!

YouthZone is a leader in youth programming and advocacy, 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 of Aspen, Basalt, Carbondale, El Jebel, Glenwood Springs, New Castle, Silt, Rifle and Parachute.

New to YouthZone? If you’re seeking information, guidance or more regarding youth and family services, first know that you’re in the right place. We’ve been at this more than 36 years, and are caring, non-judgmental, and well-trained listeners who can offer help in a variety of ways.

Call us, we can help you find the answers and support you’re looking for.

Youth and Family Professionals. Check out our Programs and Services, find valuable Resources, and learn more about bringing the YouthZone Assessment and Evaluation Model to your community.

Make a Difference. Volunteers and donors make an immediate and dramatic impact on the communities we serve. Consider how you can best support YouthZone’s mission.

Recent Blog Posts

Recent Blog Posts


My Life at YouthZone

When I first heard of YouthZone, there was an ad in the paper for an open position. I was new to the area and wanted a job to meet people and, I have to admit, a job with air conditioning! My husband and I moved to Rifle … Read More >


We’ve been on the Airwaves!

We've been on the airwaves of KMTS talking about the effects of Marijuana and the Teenage Brain. Give it a listen - well worth your time.   … Read More >