Nearly 40 years of Transforming Lives of Kids and Families

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.

Recent Blog Posts

Recent Blog Posts

Carli Dean

Carli Dean: Former Pals Mentor

Just as we are always proud of our YouthZone kids when they become successful young adults, we are equally thrilled when the young mentors that work with YouthZone continue to thrive as they enter college and careers.  … Read More >

Talking to Your Kids About Drinking

Today is St. Patrick’s day … a day of celebration, parties and all around good cheer.  You may have worn green today and may be planning to hit a party this evening to celebrate.  St. Patrick’s day is fun, but what kind o … Read More >