Thirty Years Young

i Aug 24th No Comments by

Open Door Youth Services will celebrate it’s 30th year of helping southern Indiana’s youth on September 22, 2012 from 12:00 noon – 6:00 pm. The celebration will take place at our new location where the former Pine View Elementary School was located at 2524 Corydon Pike, New Albany, IN 47150.


Learn about the children we’ve been serving for 30 years, then celebrate the occasion with us!


Purchase tickets from a variety of fun and kid-friendly games and activities! Get the opportunity to dunk several local officials in the dunking booth!
Face Painting, Temporary Tattoos, Duck Pond, Dunking Booth, Cake Walk, Balloon Animals, Fire Trucks, Tye Dye Booth, Sucker Tree, Refreshments, and MUCH MORE!

Silent Auction

There’s fun for adults too! Corn Hole Tournament / Bring your team and register that day for $20.


A Space To Grow

i Jul 16th No Comments by

New Open Door Youth Shelter to welcome youth later this month

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August 15, 2012
NEW ALBANY — It’s hard not to be excited for Leah Pezzarossi.

For seven years she has hoped, waited and pleaded for a new Floyd County Youth Shelter. Only to be teased on a couple of occasions, the shelter has been nothing more than a dream for Pezzarossi and her staff.

But later this month, all the anxiety and stress from working out of the dilapidated North Annex along Grant Line Road for three decades and being told to wait year after year for something new will be put to rest.

The new Open Door Youth Shelter, along Corydon Pike, should open in a couple of weeks, following a final inspection from state licensing officials. Staff, with the help of the Floyd County Highway Department, are busy moving in furniture and supplies in anticipation of the kids moving in later this month.

“I am so excited … this is so beautiful,” said Pezzarossi, executive director of the shelter. “We have waited seven years. It’s just amazing.”

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