What is the Juvenile Court Diversion Program

The Juvenile Diversion Program works with eligible youth to pursue an alternative course to formal adjudication. While participating in Diversion the youth address their offense in a meaningful way, ultimately reducing the chance for recidivism. By seeking out community-based alternatives youth offenders can learn to avoid problem behavior and develop effective life strategies which improve community […]

Teton Youth and Family Services Raises a Record $64,000 at 20th Annual Golf Benefit

92 Golfers enjoyed 18 sunny holes of golf at Jackson Hole Golf and Tennis, raising funds for youth and families in need of prevention, crisis and residential services. JACKSON, WY. On June 22nd Teton Youth and Family Services hosted its 20th annual golf fundraiser at the Jackson Hole Golf and Tennis Course raising $64,000 to […]

Dellenback Foundation Pilot Program

In late February, Teton Youth and Family Services was privileged to receive a grant in honor of  Robert Dellenback from the Geraldine W. and Robert J. Dellenback Foundation. The grant will be used to establish and implement the Robert J. Dellenback Scholarship Program. The scholarship will make it possible for young men struggling with behavioral, […]

Red Top Meadows School Spring 2017 Newsletter

Personal Finance (Modern World and You) Students learned how to be responsible shoppers in order to set themselves up for successful financial futures. Math Geometry students used proofs to understand geometric theorems. The work was challenging but they overcame the challenges through independent practice, partner practice, and consistent feedback. They proved their skills and knowledge […]

STAFF HIGHLIGHT: RICHARD “DICK” LUNDEEN

Dick Lundeen has retired after 35 years of working as a Therapist for Red Top Meadows. Over the course of 35 years Dick counseled well over two hundred and fifty young men and boys. Dick had a unique ability to connect with even the most challenging of young men.  Dick was passionate about serving our […]

Working To Prevent Child Abuse

Child abuse in the United States is a significant problem.  In 2007, approximately 5.8 million children were  involved in an estimated 3.2 million child abuse reports and allegations.  Almost five children die every day as a result of abuse; 3 out of 4 are 4 years old or younger.  It is estimated that 1 out […]

Red Top Meadows Teams up with Department of Vocational Rehabilitation

Armed with freshly printed resumes, prepared for potential interview questions, and excited to ask employers questions of their own, the students of Red Top Meadows recently took part in mock interviews with real employers from local businesses. Avery Bedford, a teacher from the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation, along with Jamie Lasden, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, worked […]

Challenge Grant Met!!!

Teton Youth and Family Services has the good fortune of having a large number of great friends and supporters through both good and difficult times. However, there are a few friends of the agency that really stand out. This past summer two of them (two couples) generously agreed to fund a 2 for 1 challenge […]