Hope For Youth


3rd of June 2020

Every year, during the month of June, the LGBT community celebrates in a number of different ways. Nationally, as well as internationally, various events are held during this special month….

1st of June 2020

Hope For Youth Tablet Delivery

Last month the ESSENTIAL staff at HFY delivered tablets to youth across Long Island to assist them with visitation, therapy, casework and legal appointments. By partnering with Suffolk County’s Family and Children’s Services Division and other voluntary agencies including LIAFS, Awixa, and Little Flower, we were able to ensure…

26th of May 2020


Shown with HFY Assistant Executive Director, Chris Fischer, is Saipriya Iyer. Hope For Youth’s 2018 summer STEAM coordinator and former Young Professionals Committee member, Saipriya worked closely with the spiritual organization, Sathya Sai to produce and donate 30 face shields to be followed with 75 cloth face…

20th of May 2020

Not Everyone has a Home to Retreat to in Times of Crisis

There are students on Long Island, attending Long Island colleges and universities, that are experiencing difficulty in finding a place to live while dorms are closed, due to the pandemic. Read the recent Newsday article, linked below, to learn about this unexpected hardship some students are currently…

15th of May 2020

Child Welfare Heroes

Hope For Youth has been engaging in social media efforts this month to recognize and thank our child welfare heroes—the staff at our agency, who work every day to support our kids and families, as well as our foster parents doing an incredible job to support our…

11th of May 2020

Join Our Team

Recent grad? Seasoned professional? Entry level worker looking to start making a difference in the lives of youth? Laid off and tired of waiting to get your unemployment check? Hope For Youth is hiring! Virtual interviews being conducted now. Benefits start day 1! Please click on Indeed

7th of May 2020

Thank You

We wish to thank our frontline workers who go above and beyond for the youth and families HFY serves!! #childwelfareheroes #essentialworkers #hfystaffrocks

5th of May 2020

The Generosity of Others

As do all nonprofit organizations, we rely on our volunteers and donors. Their belief in our mission, and donation of time, expertise or financial support is greatly appreciated. To show you how varied donations can be, we wanted to share with you donated…

1st of May 2020

National Foster Care Month

May Is National Foster Care Month! During National Foster Care Month, we honor the selfless men and women who open their homes to nurture at-risk children and promote healing, unification, and family-based empowerment. We believe that children in foster care should be thought of and provided for…

28th of April 2020

Community Bag Program

Once again, our friends at Stop & Shop are donating $1 to Hope For Youth for each reusable Community Bag sold at its Amityville store, located at 351 Merrick Road. Till the end of the month! If you live and or shop in this area, please consider…