Our Mission

Valley Youth Connections strives to positively influence youth in our community and help them succeed in the field of academics and juvenile judicial complications. Here, we strive to instill in our youth, the practices that are essential for progression through life skill development, evidence-based programming, and classroom simulation. Our goal is to ensure every child and student that we serve gets connected in our community.  

Chris Wilson


Jessica Camargo

Family Support Worker

Mary Hausman

Family Support Worker

Shelley Hall


Sam Crouch

Brooklyn Perez

Director of Operations

Kat Vallejo

Shaylee Little

Human Resource Administrator / Billing Coordinator 

Anne Marie Lauderdale

Maddie Millay

Family Support Coordinator

Aisac Ervin 

Family Support Worker

Todd Kraus

Licensed Teacher/Youth Specialist 

Brenden Brester

Youth Specialist

Sarah Maddox-Clark 

Family Support Worker

Licensed Mental Health Therapist 

Licensed Substance Abuse Therapist

Licensed Mental Health Therapist 

Meet Our Staff

About us

Valley Youth Connections, LLC is a locally owned company that wishes to invest in the future of our community; our youth. The community is in need of a safe and structured place in which children can develop skills that are necessary for success in their future. Shelly Hall and Christine WIlson, the co-owners of the VYC, have set out on a mission to create an environment that is designed to support and enhance youth development in the panhandle of Nebraska. 

Valley Youth Connections has evolved into a multi-tier support system that is capable of reaching kids at any level of need. We offer an abundance of services as listed. 

Programs & Events

Valley Youth Connections offers a variety of placement services and sponsors a plethora of events throughout the year. Click below for event and placement details

Couple at an Event