Hope For Youth


15th of December 2017

Dave & Buster’s Annual Christmas Party!

It’s the event that all of our youth & staff look forward to every year!

All of our youth were treated to a buffett dinner which included their favorites, from macaroni & cheese to cheeseburger sliders and French fries! Then they all were given time & power cards to play…

1st of December 2017

Estée Lauder Decorates for Christmas!

For the 2nd year in a row Estée Lauder chose Hope For Youth to donate their time, efforts and decorations to all of our programs!

There were over 30 employees who arrived throughout the day to help decorate inside & outside all of our programs for Christmas! They Brough lights, trees,…

31st of October 2017

Heroes For Hope Gala 2017

A lot of hard work, preparation and most importantly love, went into this year’s Heroes For Hope Gala. The Hope For Youth Fundraiser took place on October 26th at the Coral House in Baldwin, NY which was beautifully decorated with accents…

19th of October 2017

Fall Festivites!

This Fall we had a family who really wanted to treat some of our youth to a day full of Fall Festivities! The donors treated our kids to a Sunday afternoon filled with horseback riding, a tractor ride, petting zoo, pumpkin picking and play time on some bounce houses!


3rd of October 2017

Spirit Sky Drum

The banging of drums was heard all throughout Hope For Youth on September 20th as staff and youth gathered for a drumming class led by George Schultze’s school, Spirit Sky Drum. The particular class being held was called “Recovery Rhythms”, which is designed to help people with emotional trauma…

Wendy’s Wonderful Kids

Wendys Wonderful Kids is an adoption program through the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.  They have implemented a child focused recruitment model that focuses on the youth in care to find them a forever home. The role of the WWK Recruiter is  to work individually with…

26th of September 2017

The Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children

On September 20th friendly hellos and conversations were had amongst foster parents and Hope For Youth employees as they gathered for yet another important training class. Although the topic discussed was a very sad reality that is occurring in America at alarming rates, it was imperative that both foster…

18th of August 2017

Rebuilding Together Long Island

Rebuilding Together Long Island‘s Mission is to preserve and revitalize houses and communities. With the help of  banks, corporations, foundations, community organizations, individuals, and religious organizations they provide repairs to over 2,500 low-income homeowners at a pace of over 120 projects annually within Nassau and Suffolk.

This summer Rebuilding Together Long…

3rd of August 2017

Summer Fun at The Recreation Program

Check out some of our residents shooting hoops and getting active! A major part of normal adolescent development is the opportunity for young people to participate in structured and unstructured appropriate recreation activities.

The Recreation Program at Hope For Youth is a way for youth and staff to connect in…

Prevention Program at Lindenhurst Summer Camp

Our Prevention Specialists are off from presenting their “Too Good For Drugs” curriculum in the Town of Babylon School District for the summer but they are very busy presenting the program to summer camps all across Long Island! They are working on implementing strategies to raise awareness of drug…