Hope For Youth


17th of August 2020

The Dave Thomas Foundation

The Foundation recently announced the statewide expansion of its Wendy’s Wonderful Kids program in Michigan. A rigorous, five-year national evaluation revealed that a child referred to Wendy’s Wonderful Kids is up to three times more likely to be adopted. In 2017, the Foundation launched a 12-year business…

13th of August 2020

Mentors Needed

HFY is seeking additional mentors for youth. Interested in learning more about the process? Contact tparchment@hfyny.org or call 631-782-6574.

10th of August 2020

Kinship Foster Care

To learn more about kinship foster care, and caring for your own, contact Tina @ 631-813-9572.

7th of August 2020

Thank You to Community Partner, Long Island Nets

The Long Island Nets, an NBA G League team, are Nassau County based, with games having been played at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Recently a donation was made to Hope For Youth; Nets’ shorts, sweatpants and jackets. Thank you, Long Island Nets! Your support of the…

3rd of August 2020

It’s That Time of Year

Though Covid-19 might have our back-to-school season looking different then it has in the past, school supplies are still in need. We like to ensure our youth have a good start with all the supplies needed, for their upcoming academic year.

Please consider…

31st of July 2020

HFY Prevention Program

Prevention staff works in the community with youth, educating students so that they are enabled to make informed decisions, resulting in healthy life styles. Our team of professionals empower students so that they can effectively learn goal-setting, responsible decision making, emotion management, effective communication, and bonding and…

28th of July 2020

Comfort Cases

The nonprofit Comfort Cases is dedicated to engaging communities, and educating the public about the issues facing youth in foster care. It strives to bring dignity and hope to youth in foster care. We are fortunate at Hope For Youth to be the recipient of their…

23rd of July 2020

Foster Parent Virtual Orientation

Foster Parents are needed! Wed evening, July 29th, is this month’s virtual foster parent orientation. Virtual orientations are scheduled regularly. Email malarcon@hfyny.org or call 631-782-6516 for additional info and to RSVP.

20th of July 2020

The Passing of Georgia Representative John Lewis

John Lewis, civil rights icon and congressman, has died at the age of 80. He was the last survivor of the Big Six civil rights activists, led by the Rev. Martin Luther. Click here to read more about this American history icon.


16th of July 2020

Youth Shelter’s Bathroom Renovation is Finished!

The renovation of the Intake bathroom, on the first floor of the Shelter, is finished. It was greatly needed. We are very grateful for our supporters who donated the funds, that enabled the work to be done. Thank you!