Ribbon Cutting and Dedication Ceremony for the Van Vleck House & Hirshfield Center
Thursday, September 21, 2023
11:30am to 1:30pm
Ribbon Cutting and Dedication – 12:45pm
Van Vleck House and Hirshfield Center
510 South Cache Jackson,WY
Teton Youth & Family Services is delighted to announce and invite the community to a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly rebuilt Van Vleck House and Hirshfield Center.
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September 5, 2023 — JACKSON HOLE, WY It’s been a journey to building brighter futures, but Teton Youth & Family Services is proud and excited to announce the completed renovations of their Van Vleck House and Hirshfield Center. In celebration of these crucial updates – which will provide increased programming for local youth and families with more safe spaces with increased residential care – Teton Youth & Family Services invites the community to a Ribbon Cutting and Dedication. Enjoy free food trucks, take a building tour, and listen to guest speakers Council Member Jim Rooks, President of the Community Foundation of Jackson Hole Laurie Andrews, and Director of the Wyoming Department of Family Services Korin Schmidt.
“We are so excited to see the amazing impact these key renovations will have,” says Teton Youth & Family Services Executive Director Sarah Cavallaro. “As the demands for youth mental health services rise in our valley and throughout the nation, we are proud and honored to do our part to provide the very best in care, resources, and programming that we can for our community. Join us in a celebration of health, hope, and human connection – we can’t wait to see you at the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony!”
Join Teton Youth & Family Services at the Van Vleck House and Hirshfield Center at 510 South Cache in Jackson on Thursday, September 21 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm for food trucks, building tours, and the celebration. The Ribbon Cutting and Dedication will take place at 12:45 pm. For more information, visit tetonyouthandfamilyservices.org/upcoming-events/.
TYFS, an independent private non-profit organization, has been serving children and families in Teton County and beyond since 1977 when Van Vleck House first opened its doors as a drop-in center for teens. TYFS is now the umbrella organization for three entities that are crucial to child welfare in our community and state: Van Vleck House, which includes a Group Home and Crisis Center and Court Diversion Services; Red Top Meadows, which provides residential treatment and wilderness programs for adolescent males; and the Hirschfield Center for Children which provides programs for families and children as well as forensic interviews for children subject to neglect and/or abuse.