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1st of March 2023

March Newsletter

Social Work Month! #SocialWorkBreaksBarriers

Social Workers are extraordinary individuals. The social worker’s job is not just about helping people, but also advocating for human rights and justice. They transform communities where clients can grow and thrive, creating healthier foundations for future generations. Words used…

1st of February 2023

February Newsletter

Celebrating and spreading love and thanks

We laughed and smiled our way into the New Year and have hit the ground running in 2023. We enjoyed our youth and staff holiday events and shed bountiful thanks to our donors, supporters, and volunteers…

1st of January 2023

January Newsletter

A Happy New Year Indeed!

As Hope for Youth heads into 2023 we’d be remiss if we didn’t take a moment to thank our sponsors, employees, donors, families and incredible youth for your support and dedication throughout the entirety of last year. We’re forging…

1st of December 2022

December Newsletter

Holiday Happenings at Hope For Youth

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – and quite possibly the busiest! Hope for Youth is gearing up for the holidays with many events and with hopeful spirits that we can help provide our youth with…

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: …