Hope For Youth


26th of May 2017

Foster Care Month

This #FosterCareMonth, please take a moment to learn about becoming a foster parent at HFY! Because #KidsCantWait

Have you ever thought about opening your home to children or adolescents who needs guidance, stability, acceptance and love? Please email the Hope For Youth home finder Margarita to learn about upcoming foster parent orientations…

Run For Hope 5k 2017

We did it! Thank you to our sponsors and all who came out to support…

Candlelight Vigil


Director of Development Kate Travers attended the Long Island Coalition for the Homeless candlelight vigil last month! The Vigil brings together members of the community, folks who wish to raise awareness, and homeless/at risk Long Islanders and agencies who serve them. Reports show that there are over 750,000 Americans living…

Alice in Wonderland

Thanks to a generous donor the children at HFY got to see Alice in Wonderland at The Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts!

Ms. April  Lowry, SRC accompanied the girls Jerenne and Metaia to the show. According to Ms. Lowry, Metaia and…

2nd of May 2017

Multidimensional Family Therapy Training

Hope For Youth clinical staff were excited to attend a 3 day training in the SAMSHA approved evidence based model of family therapy, Multidimensional Family Therapy (MDFT).  HFY was honored to have the training presented by the founder of the MDFT…

10th of April 2017

Pizza Box Sticker Campaign

Our Prevention Specialists are working hard on their “Pizza Box Sticker Campaign.” They have joined forces with Lindy youth cares and the Lindenhurst Middle School students to spread the word about living a…

23rd of February 2017

Newsday Charities, a McCormick Foundation Grant

Hope For Youth received a $25,000 grant from Newsday Charities, a McCormick Foundation. This grant will address unmet complex needs of youth in our programs; particularly those who enter our Youth Runaway and Homeless Shelter Program. HFY will use these funds to ensure all youth receive proper medical, dental…

30th of January 2017

2017 Run For Hope 5K

Mark your Calendar for Saturday May 6th, 2017 for this year’s RUN FOR HOPE 5k! click here to register and learn more!



18th of January 2017

Partnering with LIGALY!

Hope For Youth partnered with LIGALY to offer an informational STI/ HIV session to the teen clients within our programs. Through open questions and answers, interactive games and clarifying terms, the workshop provided our teens with a better understanding of HIV/AIDS…

12th of December 2016

Give Hope

Yesterday was the last day of our Holiday Gift Drive! It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! The gifts are piling up and the tree is beautifully decorated. Thank you to our generous donors for spreading holiday cheer to the children at HFY! You made a difference in…