Tahoe Youth & Family Services joined 2021 Main Street Fall Fest Ghouls and Goblins Costume Shack!
October 2, 2021 – Gardnerville, NV – This event at Heritage Park was amazing and well attended by Douglas County families. Thank you to Main Street Gardnerville for having such an organized and fun event. The music, food, booths, and coffin races proved to be fun for all!
Tahoe Youth & Family Services Ghouls and Goblins Costume Shack provided Halloween costumes for a small donation. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to dress up for Halloween. This was our second year participating in this fun event. All donations made will go toward our Mental Health and Substance Abuse programs in Gardnerville. Thank you for your generosity in supporting us to help our community.
We recycled Halloween costumes thanks to the tremendous efforts of St. Gall Catholic Church who provided hundreds of recycled gently used costumes for us to give out to children, youth, adults, and pets. St. Gall’s also provided the clothing racks along with Bobby Page’s Cleaners of Carson City who provided hangers so we could easily display our costumes for our customers.
Thank you to Lisa and Todd Whear from Stor-all who stored costumes from the community for us all year long and donated their easy up for us to use. We truly appreciate all the children, teens and adults who visited our Costume Shack and picked out spooky and fun costumes and Halloween accessories and provided us with a donation, kudos!
Thanks to Douglas County Cooperative Extension who created all our festive signage for our Ghouls and Goblins Costume Shack! It was certainly a fun experience for children and teens alike to enter our costume shack and pick out fun and spooky costumes for Halloween.
Finally, thank you to our committed board of directors who provided their time and talents all day long to make our community out-reach a goulash success!
Tahoe Youth & Family Services Launches New Facebook Live! Chat on Coping with the CoronaVirus Outbreak
A Panel of Licensed Therapists and Counselors Will Answer Questions on Maintaining Your Mental Health
South Lake Tahoe, CA & Douglas County, NV – Each Wednesday at 1:00 PM, Tahoe Youth & Family Services licensed clinical social workers and licensed, and certified drug and alcohol counselors provide a Facebook Live broadcast.! Tools and tips are provided to help you and your family during these difficult and challenging times.
The panel take questions both before the event and during the broadcast each Wednesday about maintaining your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak. Are you feeling stressed, scared, and are you struggling to maintain yourself so you can take care of your family and yourself? If you answered yes to any part of this question, please know, you are not alone. This crisis is causing mental havoc for many. Staying healthy and positive has never been more challenging and difficult, but it’s now more critical than ever.
Tahoe Youth & Family Services’ panel has 38 years of experience and will give you the tools you need to cope and survive. Our first panel discussions will focus on the coronavirus and its impacts on you and your family. Future chats will include topics such as relationships, family, motivation, work-life balance, well-being, and more.
Tahoe Youth & Family Services continues to provide mental health and substance abuse counseling through Telehealth. If you need counseling, please call (775)782-4202 or (530)541-2445. If you are in a crisis, please call 911. Tahoe Youth & Family Services has a 49-year history of helping the local community, and our values guide us as we help children, youth, teens, and families. For additional information on its services or to donate, please visit http://tahoeyouth.org.
On January 23, 2019, Lisa and Todd Whear of Gardnerville hosted a wonderful Friend Raising Party for Tahoe Youth & Family Services. Lisa's dinner was amazing and her 12 guests were enthusiastic about the services we offer to children, youth and families. The goal of this event was to raise awareness and friends for Tahoe Youth & Family Services. Lots of questions were asked and fun was had by all. Both goals were met successfully!!
Lisa Maloff Christmas Party
More than 100 children were invited to attend the Lisa Maloff Christmas party by Tahoe Youth & Family Services, Live Violence Free, the Boys and Girls Club of Lake Tahoe and the Tahoe Family Resource Center. Each child received a gift from Santa Claus, decorated holiday cookies and enjoyed a delicious spread of kid-friendly food prepared by Katie Martin and her George Whittell High School Culinary Program. Each child also left with a goodie bag. We were excited again to work with Katie Martin and the George Whittell High School Culinary Program for catering the event. The Barton Foundation for graciously lending us the beautiful holiday decorations, Lake Tahoe Community College for the venue and all the help coordinating, and Gina Stowell for providing her incredible face painting skills to our young guests. We also want to thank all the volunteers from Just Serve including Santa Claus and the Tahoe Youth & Family Services Fundraising committee that gave of their time and energy to help make this event possible.