About Youth Heartline

April 20, 2018

SmArt House/Field Institute Bike Skills Rodeo -  4.10.18

When I was growing up, a bike was a treasured thing.  It was the first real sign of independence.  I could go a lot more different places without having to be taken there by my parents or my friends' parents...

January 27, 2018

I wear a few hats at Youth Heartline, which shouldn't be too surprising, given the nature of small non-profits.  One of the hats I wear is as the facilitator for a curriculum for young men called Council for Boys and Young Men.

It's a group-based program that really tri...

January 12, 2018

I'm the assigned CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) for a young man in foster care who is currently living at the Ranches for Boys and Girls south of Belen, NM.

He's been in foster care since 2010, and he's going to graduate from the system in November of this year...

September 8, 2017

Guess what, guess whaaaat!?!?!

Youth Heartline has been working with Sage Consulting on a big project that we're really proud of.  We're just getting it off the ground but we pulled the trigger on our website and we're LIVE now! 

 Dr. Holly Scheib and Po Chen

This co...

August 30, 2017

We've just recently wrapped up a CASA training class, but we want to highlight exactly what Youth Heartline's flagship program does.

Watch the video to learn more.

Even though we've just finished a training, we hold classes twice a year, so contact us if you're intereste...

August 25, 2017

So....Youth Heartline and Sage Consulting have been working together to create <drumroll>

SPIRIT

Supporting Protection, Integration, and Resources In Tribes!

SPIRIT is an initiative to work cooperatively with Native American tribes to improve child and family well-being u...

August 19, 2017

Have you heard the phrase "the personal is political"?  It's a slogan of 1960s second-wave feminism to link private, personal experiences to larger social and political systems.  How women experience life has ramifications for how families, neighborhoods, cities, econo...

July 26, 2017

Two blogposts a week - holy canoli!

This post is short and to the point.  We put together this video to spotlight one of our programs: SmArt House!

 Volunteer!  We'd love to work with you to enrich the lives of these kids!

July 24, 2017

This is a special blogpost meant to honor our supporter and friend, Kevin Wolff.

We've just added a page about Kevin, the Endowment he created for us, and a little bit about the man -- you can read all that here.

This post will be more about honoring Kevin, the person an...

July 10, 2017

Hi everyone!  Blog posts have been delayed because what I had wanted to write about -- a quick discussion of power and how it expresses itself in child welfare -- seemed really inadequate given some things that have come up in the past two weeks.  Nothing bad, certainl...

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Youth Heartline is a non-profit organization incorporated in 1991 with offices in Taos and Raton, NM.  YHL provides essential child services to over 250 children and youth each year, including foster kids.

Our mission is to make life safer and better for vulnerable children and families in our community.

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