VFHY | Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth

Empowering youth to make healthy choices

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Y Street leaders seen walking to the Virginia General Assembly to speak to their legislators

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VFHY Unveils Empower Series


The Empower Series will be a collaborative effort with Prevention Connections and will feature workshops and events on a number of topics related to making healthy choices like nutrition, tobacco and nicotine products use prevention, substance use prevention, staff development, capacity building, and more.

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Virginia Teen Activists’ Work on Tobacco Prevention Recognized as a Model for Other States


Today, youth activism is impacting meaningful social, political and environmental change and commonwealth teens are joining in on this powerful work. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) included Y Street, Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth’s (VFHY) youth engagement program, in a guide of initiatives across the country demonstrating best practices for tobacco prevention and control.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response

Have you downloaded COVIDWISE, Virginia’s COVID-19 exposure notification app? Add your phone to the fight.

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