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End Youth Homelessness

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About Us

Lighthouse Youth Services is an agency dedicated to providing the best services to children, youth and families in need.

A nationally recognized innovator in services for families in crisis, foster care and adoption, mothers and babies, homeless youth and young adults, delinquent youth, and youth learning to become self-sufficient.

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Helping Children, Youth, and Families in Need Since 1969.

What We Do

We work to advance the dignity and well-being of children, youth and families in need. We believe everyone deserves a place to call home.

Foster Care and Adoption

Foster Care and Adoption

Be the somebody. You can make a difference in a child’s life.
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Juvenile Justice

Juvenile Justice

Specialized services help deter youth from repeating risky behaviors.
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Outpatient Mental Health Services

Outpatient Mental Health Services

Expert and compassionate care so children, youth and families can heal, grow and thrive.
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Babies and Toddlers

Babies and Toddlers

Services designed to assure that newborns, infants, and toddlers have the best possible start in life.
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Youth in Crisis Ages 10-17

Youth in Crisis Ages 10-17

A continuum of care and support for youth and their families through prevention, crisis intervention and long-term service.
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Shelter and Resources for Homeless Young Adults 18-24

Shelter and Resources for Homeless Young Adults 18-24

Services aimed at helping young adults create a plan for self-sufficiency.
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Life Skills and Housing Options for Young Adults 17-24

Life Skills and Housing Options for Young Adults 17-24

Guiding young adults to self-sufficiency while living independently.
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Lighthouse Community School

Lighthouse Community School

Grow in an environment that promotes learning and achievement for all students.
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800

Volunteers making a difference each year.

6000

Children, youth and families served each year.

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youth and families when and where they need it most.
Your investment will have an impact.

Lighthouse News

Community Forum on Ending Youth Homelessness in Cincinnati/Hamilton County

May 23, 2017

“Ending youth homelessness is more than providing housing. We are working to develop a set of strategies and resources to assure homeless youth are welcomed into a system by culturally competent, empathic professionals trained to support each person’s path toward stable housing, meaningful employment and expectations for a successful life,” said Paul Haffner, president & CEO of Lighthouse Youth & Family Services.

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