Hope For Youth


3rd of August 2017

The Youth Shelter Program’s Backyard Keeps Growing!

Last year Hope For Youth’s Director of Finance/CFO Dawn Tesoro had her Gratitude Training leadership team, ML36 travel up from West Palm Beach Florida the last weekend of July 2016 to makeover the Youth Shelter backyard.  As part of an intensive 3-month leadership program, teams adopt a legacy project…

1st of August 2017

Board President attends 516 Ads Event

We have the best board members! Thank you to our Board President Sandra Radna PC for speaking about our mission at the 516Ads.com & 631Ads.com event!

Sandra spoke about how she attended an event that David Gussin held on our behalf during the 

Family Ties at The Long Island Game Farm

Family Ties had a fun summer day at the Long Island Game Farm! They were able to learn about wildlife and animals through education and entertainment.

The Long Island Game Farm Wildlife Park and Children’s Zoo features hundreds of animals, including an 18-foot giraffe, red kangaroos, kinkajous, cougars, Barbados sheep, peacocks, and the only lemurs…

The Hope For Youth Prevention Program at Summer Camps!

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 and alcohol…

28th of July 2017

The Book Fairies

Thanks to the The Book Fairies residents at the Hope For Youth Youth Shelter Program  were thrilled to walk away with bags of books and e-readers! They also had the opportunity to give back to the community by volunteering with this awesome organization! A Book Fairy staff member said,…

Cornell Cooperative at The HFY Youth Shelter Program

When you don’t know where you’ll be sleeping each night, cooking a nutritious meal may seem out-of-reach. Indeed, even homeless individuals with a safe place to stay may lack the tools, appliances, and funds they need to prioritize healthy eating. That is why at the Hope For Youth Youth…

Yoga at Hope For Youth


100% of the youth who participate in our yoga program find that it helps them better understand their feelings! Yoga is a great way for our youth to manage their feelings and deal with them in a calm rational way. According to Psychology Today yoga increases…

20th of July 2017

Bellport Youth Football League Opening Day!

Thank you Bellport Youth Football League for distributing our #kidscantwait material! If your local sports club or community organization is interested in participating please contact Kate at ctravers@hfyny.org for more information!

#kidscantwait is an initiative of Hope For Youth. Positive childhood experiences are an important public health issue & are…


Our kids are in need of gently used or new duffel bags! Will you order us some or drop them off to our main office? 201 Dixon Ave Amityville, NY 11701

We recommend this bag!

All too often, the children at Hope…

19th of July 2017

Patchogue Foster Parent Orientation

Will you join us Tuesday, August 15th, 2017 at Patchogue-Medford Youth & Community Services for a special Foster Parent Orientation?

Long Island children are in need of foster homes! Hope For Youth is actively recruiting new families to join our Therapeutic Foster Care team. We are in need of families…