Lighthouse Youth & Family Services is an agency dedicated to creating a community where every young person has the opportunity to thrive.
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.Learn More
Helping Children, Youth, and Families in Need Since 1969.
What We Do
We work to empower young people and families to succeed through a continuum of care that promotes healing and growth.
Foster Care and Adoption
Outpatient Mental Health Services
Babies and Toddlers
Youth in Crisis
Shelter and Resources for Homeless Young Adults 18-24
Life Skills and Housing Options for Young Adults 17-24
Lighthouse Community School
Volunteers making a difference each year.
Children, youth and families served each year.
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youth and families when and where they need it most.
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Young People Creating Positive Futures
March 6, 2020
When he was 13 years old, Lexavier bounced from relatives’ houses to friends’ couches. He had no structure or stability. When he began living at the Lighthouse Youth Development Center (YDC), everything changed. YDC is a residential treatment home for boys. “Life was crazy and awful,” he says. “I didn’t have a home until I came to Lighthouse. It took me a while to understand they were there to help me.”Read Full Article