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

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 >

Substance Use Education and Support at YouthZone

If you suspect that your child, or another young person you know, is abusing drugs or alcohol, it can be a very scary time.  At YouthZone, we help kids through a lot of issues, including substance use.  While some teens … Read More >