Hope For Youth

HFY Happenings

29th of July 2014

It’s the 2014 Back to School Drive… What will you give?


Our school-aged children and teens are getting ready to start a brand-new school year. But will they be ready? Hope For Youth is accepting donations by individuals and companies willing to ensure that a disadvantaged child has the tools to start off the school year right!…

17th of July 2014

Summer Camp Tuition Drive A Success!

We did it! With the generous support of friends and donors our four summer camp-hopefuls are now fully engaged in many weeks’ worth of activities and fun not typically recognized by vulnerable youth on Long Island.

Fernando is attending a local summer camp program in Brentwood…

15th of July 2014

2014 Hope For Youth Gala Announced!

Hope for Youth is proud to announce the 2014 Heroes for Hope Gala! We’ll be celebrating at the beautiful Chateau Briand in Carle Place on Thursday, November 13, 2014 from 6-10pm.  This year we are recognizing Hope For Youth’s 45th

9th of July 2014

2014 Camp Tuition Drive: We’re looking for a few good folks!

Our young residents are day-camp bound… Will you sponsor a child?

Camp.  For many Long Island children, fun-filled…

18th of June 2014

HFY’s Annual Awards Dinner and Celebration

This year’s 2014 Annual Awards Dinner was an inspirational event. One by one, youth and staff from various HFY programs honored the stage to celebrate individual achievements for this year.  We were thrilled to have Nicole Russell, President of the Precious Dreams Foundation, as our Mistress of Ceremonies, presented…

17th of June 2014

HFY Receives Generous Donation from Local Youth Group

As time raced past us this winter and spring, it also lent itself to one of the most successful youth-organized donation drives in Hope For Youth’s history.  The St. Stephen’s Youth Group – a Port Washington-based parish youth program – undertook a commitment to our Give Love,…

Graduation Highlight: Elizabeth C

It has been an encouragement to see the motivation and perseverance of Elizabeth C. from the Therapeutic Foster Care program. Originally placed in the Family Ties sibling program, Elizabeth has worked tremendously hard to overcome the challenges set before her.

During her placement in foster care, Elizabeth has worked…

9th of June 2014

Give 45 to Celebrate 45

Dear Friend,

As we commemorate 45 years of service, Hope For Youth (HFY) wants to thank you for your role in our journey. From our start as a provider of a single boys group…

21st of May 2014

Celebrating 45 Years and Counting…

Hope For Youth is thrilled to celebrate 45 years of service to the children and families of Long Island. Fueled by the passion and vision of Nassau County Family Court Judge Elizabeth Bass-Golding, HFY was established to provide community-based alternatives for youth in the child welfare system. HFY has…

20th of May 2014

May is National Foster Care Month

In 1988, President Reagan proclaimed May as National Foster Care Month.  Since then, social workers and human services organizations across the nation have used this time of year to raise awareness of the needs of children in foster care, and to recognize those who play key roles of those…