Hope For Youth

HFY Happenings

26th of November 2014

Will You Help Create a Warm Holiday for Foster Kids This Year?

Each year Hope For Youth strives to bring a merry and cheerful Holiday to children in our care who have been separated from their birth families.

Will you give?

12 Days of Christmas Gift Drive

2014 Holiday Donation Drive

25th of November 2014

3rd Annual ’12 Days of Christmas’ Gift Drive

For the third year in a row Hope For Youth is pleased to present to donors a wishlist of toys and gifts.  

As part of the Annual Toy and Gift Drive, our goal is to to provide a festive time to teens and…

24th of November 2014

HFY’s 2014 Holiday Gift Drive is Here!

The holiday season have arrived… Will you give?

Hope For Youth has officially kicked off their 2014 Holiday Gift Drive.  Again, we are asking for donations with teens in mind.  We’d like to provide a festive time to teens in our care who have been separated from their birth…

20th of November 2014

2014 Heroes For Hope Gala a Success!

Hope For Youth was proud to recently host nearly 200 supporters at its 2014 Heroes For Hope Gala.  The agency celebrated 45 years of work within the community, as well as the everyday heroes who throughout the years have contributed significantly to the agency’s mission.

During the festivities at the…

14th of October 2014

Youth in Recovery Speak Out

On September 17th, in honor of the twentieth anniversary of National Recovery Month, Hope For Youth hosted a recovery night for its youth. The night included pizza, raffles, and a great speaker who spoke about his path of recovery from drugs and alcohol. This speaker was an inspiration not…

Special Program Brings the World to HFY Youth

Did you know that Hope for Youth has a Respite Program? The purpose of this program is to get kids out into their communities doing things that they don’t normally have a chance experience.

Staff at Hope for Youth help kids get library cards, go shopping (promoting education on…

Family Ties Welcomes Lisa Zosimo

Hope For Youth would like to congratulate employee Lisa Zosimo on her promotion to Program Manager at Family Ties! Lisa recently received her Masters in Social Work at Stony Brook University. As one of the founders of the…

16th of September 2014

Luggage Drive Receives Generous Support from Local Legislator

Suffolk County Legislator Tom Muratore recently made a generous donation of backpacks to Hope For Youth as part of our Luggage Drive to benefit children in foster care.  These backpacks will go towards restoring dignity for vulnerable youth who find…

Summer Camp Success Story

Hope for Youth’s summer camp has ended and it’s back to school for everyone. The children enjoyed making new friends while participating in summer activities and field trips. Their days were spent as a group at the bowling alley, pool, movie theater,…

HFY Teens Gain Valuable Summer Work Experience

Thanks to a Department of Labor grant four youth from our Foster Care and Group Home programs worked right here at Hope for Youth!  They fixed fences and helped with other various maintenance tasks. This experience not only contributed to each youth’s new-found sense of independence; each teen gained…