Hope For Youth


19th of June 2018

June Happenings 2018


Exploring the Positive Impact of Yoga

Yoga classes have begun at the HFY Youth Shelter and we are grateful to have instruction provided by United We Om. United is a nonprofit organization committed to sharing yoga…

31st of May 2018

Hope For Youth Happenings

There was a lot in the month of May to be grateful for and we’d like to share some of the highlights with you. Enjoy!  (more…)

18th of May 2018

Celebrating National Foster Care Month

May is National Foster Care Month, a month set aside to acknowledge foster parents, family members, volunteers, mentors, policymakers, child welfare professionals, and other members of the community who help children and youth in foster care find permanent…

26th of April 2018

LI Coalition for the Homeless Candlelight Vigil Event

Hope For Youth was proud to be a part of the annual Have a Heart for the Homeless Candlelight Vigil event coordinated by the Long Island Coalition for The Homeless. Held at Farmingdale State College on April 10th, Roosevelt Hall was filled with hundreds of people, bringing together members of the…

25th of April 2018

Art-Tastic Evening

On Friday, April 6th, youth from all Hope For Youth programs were invited to partake in an Art-Tastic Evening where a variety of supplies, such as paint, canvases, brushes, markers, colored pencils and drawing paper were offered to participants in order to create some art. They had a choice…

24th of April 2018

JP Morgan Junior Achievement

JP Morgan Chase volunteers from a program called Junior Achievement, spent the day at Hope For Youth and impacted 20 of our young adults who are currently students in high school and college. Youth from two of our programs filled the large conference room at Hope For Youth ready…

3rd of April 2018

It REALLY Takes a village

When you are in Foster Care your life looks very different than the lives of your peers. There always seems to be an obstacle for you to get through, you may even feel awkward asking for help when you need certain things that kids who aren’t in your situation…

27th of March 2018

Blink Fitness Donation

Hope For Youth is very thankful for the generous donation of 10 gym memberships given by the new Blink Fitness in Lindenhurst, which opened on March 14th. During their opening day ceremony, the owner of the gym, Allen Pinero, presented the director of program development at Hope For Youth,…

16th of March 2018

Volunteer Meet-Up

On March 6th, we had our FIRST Volunteer Meet Up where we introduced current volunteers & new volunteers to our mission & updated volunteer program!

We think the best part was that our new Culinary Group of Teens in foster care treated us with appetizers during our meeting! There is…

9th of March 2018

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR Multi-Dimensional Family Therapy Certified Trainer

After graduating from Stonybrook in 2005 with a master’s degree in Social Work, Agnes Ammirati started her journey at Hope For Youth a year later as an ICM caseworker. She excelled in this position and thoroughly enjoyed her work, however, her passion had always been to become a therapist….