Hope For Youth


24th of October 2020

Prep for 2020 Holidays is Underway

Holiday planning for our youth is well underway! Interested in taking part in making it a very merry holiday at HFY? A gift purchase can certainly give HOPE to a youth, in our care. Please contact tparchment@hfyny.org for more information. In addition to purchasing…

20th of October 2020

An Easy Way to Support Hope For Youth!

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Shop Your Heart Out: 10 days of VIP deals October 23 – November 1

Pick a charity •Donate $10 •Unlock VIP deals • Shop in-store • Westfield South Shore Mall located…

17th of October 2020

We are Sending Out an SOS to Save Our Shelter

The count down is on for our SOS fundraising campaign! Event begins October 31 and runs through December 31.

Public and private funding has decreased all while the needs of youth and families have increased. This fundraiser is critical to keeping the shelter…

15th of October 2020

Hope For Youth’s Newly Created Cultural Diversity Committee

Our committee was recently formed this summer, to ensure that Hope For Youth continues its practice of inclusion and diversity. The Committee is currently meeting monthly. Programming and projects being developed will be shared via the Cultural Diversity Newsletter, in addition to recommended seminars and books….

9th of October 2020

SHOP YOUR HEART OUT and Support Hope For Youth

This 10-day community program, October 23 – November 1, offers shopping guests access to exclusive offers from multiple retailers throughout Westfield’s South Shore Mall located in Bay Shore, from discounted sales, to gifts with purchase, and more. And you get to select a nonprofit to support….

1st of October 2020

Kinship Caregiver Program

One of our newest programs debuted in September, the Kinship Caregiver Program. Funding is provided by NYS Office of Children and Family Services – Bureau of Permanency Services, via a 3 year contract.

The purpose of our Kinship Caregiver Program…

26th of September 2020

The Loss of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, an iconic figure, was the longest serving woman on the U.S. Supreme Court. Her brilliant mind and commitment to justice is an inspiration to all. Ginsburg was nominated to the Supreme Court by President Bill Clinton in 1993 and was only the second…

21st of September 2020

Did You Know, September is Kinship Care Month

Kinship Care refers to relatives raising kids when their parents aren’t able to. It is estimated that nationally, more than 2.65 million youth are in kinship care.

To learn more about kinship care, and Hope For Youth’s support of these families, click

17th of September 2020

A Generous Donation for our Youth Shelter

Recently, members of Kings Park Scout troops 539G and 75 delivered a large collection of toiletries, flip flops, undergarments and socks, and hairbrushes. There was also a donation of gift cards! These needed and greatly appreciated items, are bound for our homeless/runaway youth shelter. HFY sends a…

14th of September 2020

Foster Parent Orientation

Most months of the year, HFY offers an orientation on the process to becoming a foster parent. Though the delivery is now different, being that the orientations are conducted virtually, the need is still just as great.

We are actively seeking foster families for…