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28th of February 2022

Tomorrow is the Start of Social Work Month

Did you know that March is Social Work Month? We wish to thank all our HFY social workers for their passion, purpose and heart. Your impact is immeasurable! During Social Work Month, we encourage all of our community members to learn about the many positive contributions of…


24th of February 2022

Foster Parents Needed

Foster parent orientations are conducted monthly.

Click below for further info and registration details: https://www.hfyny.org/become-a-foster-parent/ . We are committed to providing quality care and stability for our foster children while working towards a…


22nd of February 2022

Why We Do What We Do – HFY’s Runaway & Homeless Youth Services

Each year, an estimated 4.2 million youth and young adults experience homelessness, of which 700,000 are unaccompanied minors, meaning they are not part of a family or accompanied by a parent or guardian.

On any given night, approximately 41,000 unaccompanied youth ages 13-25…


17th of February 2022

HFY CEO in Conversation with Hofstra University’s WRHU-FM Radio Station

HFY Executive Director and CEO, Dr. David Hegarty participated in a conversation with WRHU – FM’s “NEWSLINE” recently, to discuss the process of providing our serivces for Long Island youth in need.

Listen here, to hear the full interview…


12th of February 2022

Agency Promotion

Please join us in congratulating Laura S on her recent promotion to Clinical Supervisor!

Laura is a LMSW, MA, CASAC and has been with Hope For Youth since October 2008.  In her new role as Clinical Supervisor, she will be providing direct supervision to…


7th of February 2022

Black History Month Celebrations in our State Parks

Governor Kathy Hochul invites New Yorkers to help celebrate African American contributions to state history during Black History Month through events and visits to State Parks and historic sites. Below are a few local events: …


1st of February 2022

Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and recognition of their central role in U.S. history. Since 1976, every American president has designated February as Black History Month and endorsed a specific theme. This year’s Black History Month theme is “Black Health…


31st of January 2022

As the month of Human Trafficking Prevention comes to a close…

We’d like to share some facts with you. Currently, there are estimated to be more than 24.9 million people — adults and children — subjected to human trafficking around the world, including here in the United States. Traffickers often take advantage of instability caused by natural …


26th of January 2022

Don’t Forget…

For the month of January 2022, Hope for Youth will receive a $1 donation from each purchase of the $2.50 reusable Community Bag at the Stop & Shop store located at 351 Merrick Road, Amityville. This program is designed to make it easy for shoppers to give…


22nd of January 2022

Meet Paul Hirsch

Meet Paul Hirsch – a recent HFY hire who is the Director/Team Leader of one of our newest programs – Youth Assertive Community Treatment (ACT). This program is designed to address the significant needs of children ages 10 through 21 with a SED (Severe Emotional Disturbance) …