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Our 38th Year 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

Stories of Triumph: James

For many kids, substance abuse and addiction at an early age is just part of a much bigger picture.  For one young person, James*, understanding his family’s history with mental health issues is the key to his future su … Read More >

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It’s Time for a Thank You!

An “exit interview” is a time to assess progress made while at Youthzone, discuss met and unmet needs, and celebrate the youth successfully completing all the components of the contract(s) that he or she helped create to … Read More >