Hope For Youth

HFY Happenings

6th of January 2022

JANUARY IS NATIONAL HUMAN TRAFFICKING PREVENTION MONTH

Human trafficking is a crime in which force, fraud or coercion is used to compel a person to perform labor, services or commercial sex. It affects all populations: adults, children, men, women, foreign nationals…


3rd of January 2022

Happy New Year!

Sending best wishes for good health and happiness in 2022.


27th of December 2021

We Could Not Have Done It Without You!

We wish to thank all those whom contributed to our Hope For The Holidays drive this year. Our youth had an amazing holiday and we couldn’t have done it without the support of the HFY Board, community sponsors, individual donors, local civic organizations, and friends and family…


12th of November 2021

HFY’s Newest Programming

Meet the staff of our newest program, HEART. From the left: Kristina, Genna, Shannon, Melvin, Christine and Kim. We welcome new staff and congratulate our staff whom were promoted.


10th of November 2021

Many Foster Kids Dream of A Forever Home

On any given day, nearly 428,000 U.S. children are in foster care. They range from infants to 18 years old, and even up to 21 years old in the states that have extended foster care. The average age of a child in foster care is 9 years…


5th of November 2021

Wendy’s Wonderful Kids

As this month is National Adoption Awareness month, we’d like to share a few words about one of our programs, Wendy’s Wonderful Kids. The Dave Thomas Foundation, through their signature program, Wendy’s Wonderful Kids, supports the hiring of adoption professionals, known as recruiters, who are dedicated to…


2nd of November 2021

What is National Adoption Month?

National Adoption Month is exactly what it sounds like – a month to bring adoption to the forefront:

To educate others about the adoption process.
To bring awareness to the need for more adoptive families, especially for teens. …


15th of October 2021

National Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is coming to a close as we wind down celebrating the culture and contributions of Americans tracing their roots to Spain, Mexico, Central America, South America and the Spanish-speaking nations of the Caribbean. The observance was born in 1968 when Congress authorized the president…


12th of October 2021

Babylon Village Youth Project

How awesome is this no-sew blanket. Made by youth participating in the Babylon Village Youth Project, …


9th of October 2021

Kiwanis Club Support

Our community partner, Amityville Kiwanis Club, recently made a donation to Hope For Youth. Their continued support is greatly appreciated! Featured below is Dr. David Hegarty, HFY’s CEO, and Richard Licari, Treasurer of Amityville Kiwanis. Thank you Amityville Kiwanis!