Hope For Youth

HFY Happenings

3rd of May 2021

May Is National Foster Care Month

Every child deserves to grow up in a supportive, loving home where they can thrive and prosper. During those unfortunate times when children cannot remain safely in their own homes, the individuals and families who open their hearts and homes to foster children provide a vital service…

30th of April 2021

A BIG Thank You for Recent Donations

We recently received a donation of whipped body butter
in a variety of scents. What a nice treat for our female
teens, and great smelling! Sending a BIG thank you to
Mackenzie’s Whipped Body…

23rd of April 2021

May Foster Care Orientation

We are actively seeking foster families for children of all ages and sibling groups. Please consider learning more about how you can open your heart and your home to a Long Island child in need. Go here: …

20th of April 2021

Why We Wear Blue this Month

In honor of child abuse prevention month, Hope For Youth asked staff to wear blue on Fridays for the month of April. Here are a few people spotted wearing blue, to raise awareness for this important cause. …

16th of April 2021

Nationwide, 15% of high school students fail to graduate on time.

Supportive relationships with youth, such as the mentee/mentor relationship, are linked to positive outcomes. Hope For Youth is always looking for interested individuals, seeking to make a difference in the life of a youth …

13th of April 2021

Special Delivery

Long time supporter, Jeannette Bisono, recently made a delivery with her littlest family member, of Easter baskets. A special delivery for the residents of our Farmingdale residence. Sending a BIG thank you to you, Jeannette! Your generosity, and that of your family and friends is greatly appreciated….

9th of April 2021

Gift Card Drive

At Hope For Youth, in addition to gifting gift cards for birthdays and holidays, we like to award our youth with gifts cards ( of small amounts) for a job well done, a goal reached, etc.

The cards indicate our appreciation, acknowledgment…

6th of April 2021

Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Program

A year ago, the world changed drastically, and in ways we couldn’t have anticipated. It has been an incredibly difficult time for everyone. But for children in foster care waiting to be adopted, many whom have endured abuse, neglect, countless layers of trauma and quite often the…

2nd of April 2021

Long Islanders Helping Long Islanders

The easter bunny arrived at HFY – delivering baskets and goodies for our youth. A BIG thank you to Theresa and her group, Long Islanders Helping Long Islanders. This group was founded in order to help fellow neighbors in need and share resources. Hope For Youth…

1st of April 2021

Child Abuse Prevention Month

Since 1979, April has been designated as Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Month. This month has become a time of special observance of those children who tragically died as a result of child abuse and neglect. And it is also a time to raise awareness to increase preventative…