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

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 >

Find the ‘Why’ of Troubling Behavior

by Courtney Dunn, MSW Youth Advocate & Therapist Psychological trauma – words that no one likes to hear, especially when these words coincide with some of our community’s most vulnerable, children and teenagers. … Read More >