Hope For Youth


31st of January 2019

Wendy’s Wonderful Kids

Hope For Youth offers a program funded by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption called Wendy’s Wonderful Kids. This relatively new program,  allows recruiters to follow a child-focused recruitment model to assist children in foster care in finding their forever home. Recently, one of our recruiters assisted…

28th of January 2019

STEAM Academy 2019

Join us in making a difference!

The Hope For Youth STEAM Academy will be for youth, ages 15-19, who are in the Hope For Youth foster care program. We are currently conducting mentor interviews and will be enrolling…

14th of January 2019

January is National Mentor Month

What if all of the people who cared for you, who helped you, who believed in you…hadn’t? 9 million kids in America feel isolated and by choosing to volunteer your time and mentor a youth in need, you can have a positive impact on a local youth…

8th of January 2019

Foster Care

Though a new year has begun, at Hope For Youth we must still address the continual need for foster parents. Recruitment for potential foster parents is always a priority and orientations are held monthly.

28th of December 2018

Santa’s Workshop


Shortly before Christmas, staff and volunteers gathered at Hope For Youth one evening. On the agenda was wrapping! (more…)

18th of December 2018

Holiday Giving


We at Hope For Youth are grateful and humbled by the outpouring of holiday donations. The support shown for our youth has been amazing and our Holiday Wish List has almost all of it’s items checked off! Through the generosity of…

13th of December 2018

Staff Holiday Party


Hope For Youth recently celebrated the holidays, and the close of another year of service for youth in need. The staff holiday luncheon was held at The Meetball Place in Farmingdale. Good food was had, games played and a visit from…

4th of December 2018

The Holiday Season is Upon Us


Volunteers assisted youth in our Family Ties residence, in decorating for Christmas. Fun was had by all! As the season rapidly approaches we ask that you remember that not all are as fortunate…

15th of November 2018

Hope For The Holidays

It’s that time of year once again, winter is here and the holidays are right around the corner. It is also that time of year when we ask of our Hope For Youth community, holiday charitable donations for our youth. A little…

Saturday Night Fun

Justin Jonas of the Long Island Nets generously provided tickets to Hope For Youth, for kids  and staff to attend the season’s opening game at Nassau Coliseum. It was a fun night for those who attended and the Nets won! …