Hope For Youth

HFY Happenings

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…

19th of May 2014

Mentoring Counts

Statistics show that children, who have a caring and active mentor in their life, are more likely to succeed in school and have the ability to avoid negative peer pressures that confront them in daily situations. According to an impact Study of Big Brothers Big Sisters published in 2000,…

8th of May 2014

We’re Looking for Volunteers… Can You Help?

Hope For Youth is seeking the help of volunteers on Saturday, May 24, to assist our non-profit’s development and administrative departments with a variety of tasks.

Can you help?  To donate your time contact Vonni Guthrie.

24th of April 2014

Payless Gives Towards Hope

Back in January we were honored to announce that once again Hope For Youth was chosen as a Payless Gives grant awardee.  And just like last year Payless did not disappoint!

Earlier in the month various HFY programs shopped till they dropped at local Payless locations…

Prom Prep is Under Way… and More!

Hope For Youth’s pre-teen and teen girls are excited to attend some local upcoming prom boutiques. Each boutique provides underprivileged teens whose families are unable to afford the heavy price tag of a formal gown the opportunity to pick the perfect dress. This year HFY will participate in two…

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Hope For Youth recognizes this month as a crucial time to raise awareness among the community and the families we serve. It is our mission that through raising consciousness we can continue to keep children safe from maltreatment and abuse. We each…

20th of October 2011

Cornucopia of Hope Gala

Gala Event Will Celebrate 42 Years Serving the Children, Youth and Families of Long Island

Amityville, New York – September 20, 2011 – Hope For Youth (HFY), a leading provider of residential programs, foster care, preventive and out-patient services for children, youth and families on…

11th of August 2011

Case Managing At-Risk Suffolk County Youth

Amityville, New York, August 11, 2011 – Hope For Youth (HFY), a leading provider of counseling and support services for children and families on Long Island, will act as the lead agency for the Suffolk County Community Reinvestment Program (CRP), a program developed to prevent…