Hope For Youth

HFY Happenings

13th of April 2021

Special Delivery

Long time supporter, Jeannette Bisono, recently made a delivery with her littlest family member, of Easter baskets. A special delivery for the residents of our Farmingdale residence. Sending a BIG thank you to you, Jeannette! Your generosity, and that of your family and friends is greatly appreciated….

9th of April 2021

Gift Card Drive

At Hope For Youth, in addition to gifting gift cards for birthdays and holidays, we like to award our youth with gifts cards ( of small amounts) for a job well done, a goal reached, etc.

The cards indicate our appreciation, acknowledgment…

6th of April 2021

Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Program

A year ago, the world changed drastically, and in ways we couldn’t have anticipated. It has been an incredibly difficult time for everyone. But for children in foster care waiting to be adopted, many whom have endured abuse, neglect, countless layers of trauma and quite often the…

2nd of April 2021

Long Islanders Helping Long Islanders

The easter bunny arrived at HFY – delivering baskets and goodies for our youth. A BIG thank you to Theresa and her group, Long Islanders Helping Long Islanders. This group was founded in order to help fellow neighbors in need and share resources. Hope For Youth…

1st of April 2021

Child Abuse Prevention Month

Since 1979, April has been designated as Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Month. This month has become a time of special observance of those children who tragically died as a result of child abuse and neglect. And it is also a time to raise awareness to increase preventative…

27th of March 2021

Comfort Cases

Comfort Cases’ mission is to inspire communities to bring dignity and hope to youth in foster care. A Comfort Case gives a child entering foster care a sense of dignity and hope. Each is packed with a cozy new pair of pajamas, a stuffed animal to hug,…

24th of March 2021

Pioneer LGBT Activist

In our ongoing celebration of Women’s History Month, please read about Sylvia Rivera
Sylvia Rivera, a mixed-race Venezuelan-Puerto Rican trans women, was a pioneering LGBT activist who fought tirelessly for trans rights, often credited as the person to “put the “t” in LGBT activism.” Together with Marsha P….

18th of March 2021

Mentoring Pilot Program with Seniors

Hope For Youth is happy to announce a new mentoring program, getting underway in the very near future. This pilot program will involve HFY teens and the senior residents of Nassau Rehabilitation. These virtual sessions will provide additional human connection for both the seniors and our…

15th of March 2021


GET INVOLVED: Hugs For Hope Stuffed Animal Drive

While in our care, safe home-like environments are provided and to complete the family atmosphere, children are offered a stuffed animal of their choosing. Throughout the year, teddy bears and other toys are given to…

11th of March 2021

Foster Families Needed

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Foster Parent Virtual Orientation

We are actively seeking foster families for children of all ages, and for sibling groups. Please consider learning about how you can open your heart, and home, to a child…