Lighthouse Honoring Five Humanitarians
Lighthouse Youth Services is celebrating the accomplishments of five outstanding community leaders this spring. Lighthouse will present its Beacon of Light Humanitarian Award to Iva Brown(awarded posthumously,) Ryan Messer and James Musuraca-Messer, Edgar Smith, and Rabbi Gary Zola on Saturday, April 16, 2016.
Lighthouse Foster Parent Honored as NAACP Hometown Champion
Congratulations to one of of our community's champions, Lighthouse Foster Parent Eunice Maul-Dunham! We're so proud to know and work with you!
App Connects Homeless LGBTQ Youth to Resources: Local 12
A high-tech tool for your smartphone is aimed at helping homeless teens who often do not have much support.
New App Connects Homeless LGBTQ Youth to Resources
The Upz app is designed to connect LGBTQ homeless youth, or those at risk of becoming homeless, with emergency resources such as shelters, medical care, hotlines to prevent suicide and self-harm, and food.
Remembering Clarise White, Lighthouse Founder
We honor the memory of Clarise White, co-founder of what is now Lighthouse Youth Services in 1969.
A Boy Finds His Home: Lighthouse Foster Care
Evan is a special boy who stayed in foster care for years. He lived in six different placements and saw at least one potential adoption fall through before he landed in the home of Melissa and Chad Peters, Lighthouse Foster Parents.
Child Sex Trafficking in Our Area: Helping the Victims
Approximately 1,000 juveniles many of whom are in their middle-school years are forced into the sex trade each year in Ohio. Lighthouse Sheakley Center for Youth Director John Keuffer discussed how to help the victims during an interview on WVXU.