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About Us

The light is always on, and the door is always open at Lighthouse Youth & Family Services. Every young person seeking help is welcome.

Lighthouse is a safe space that promotes hope and healing in our community. We provide inclusive and affirming care for all young people, and every young person and family are treated with dignity and respect.

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Helping young people & families heal and reach their full potential since 1969

What We Do

Lighthouse provides a wide range of trauma-informed services to help young people and families heal and grow. Whether it’s therapy, residential treatment, foster care, emergency shelter, or housing, every young person receives personalized care and unconditional support to thrive.

  • Your First Step to Help
  • Foster Care and Adoption
  • Community Juvenile Justice Services
  • Help for Homeless
    Young Adults 18-24
  • OhioRISE
  • Outpatient Mental Health Services
  • Residential Treatment Services
  • Resources for
    LGBTQ+ Youth
  • Safe Shelter
    for Youth 10-17
  • Your First Step to Help

    Get connected to the services you need when you need them

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  • Foster Care and Adoption

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

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  • Community Juvenile Justice Services

    Specialized services help deter youth from repeating risky behaviors

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  • Help for Homeless
    Young Adults 18-24

    Services aimed at helping young adults create a plan for self-sufficiency

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  • OhioRISE

    A first-of-its-kind program in Ohio for young people with complex needs

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  • Outpatient Mental Health Services

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

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  • Residential Treatment Services

    Safe and welcoming places where teens heal through nurturing, accountability, and guidance

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  • Resources for
    LGBTQ+ Youth

    Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) youth are dramatically over-represented in the homeless youth population

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  • Safe Shelter
    for Youth 10-17

    Care and support for youth and their families through prevention, crisis intervention and long-term service

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300

Volunteers making a difference each year.

3500

Children, youth and families served each year.

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Lighthouse News

Lighthouse Views: Summer 2022

July 28, 2022

In this issue of Lighthouse Views, you'll see how you gave a young man the chance thrive, learn about a 2,000 mile journey to find a place to call home, and be inspired by the story of a young woman who has gone from Lighthouse care to being a member of the board.

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