Lighthouse Volunteers and Cincinnati Police Helping Homeless Youth
The temperature is dropping and Officer Lisa Johnson is looking for people who need help.
She found several people in need at Cincinnati's downtown library. Cincinnati police officers partner with Lighthouse Youth Services for street outreach to help homeless youth.
The Next Chapter at Lighthouse: CEO Paul Haffner on Local 12’s Newsmakers
Lighthouse CEO and President Paul Haffner is a newsmaker! He talks with Local 12's Dan Hurley about the transition and what makes Lighthouse an exceptional agency.
Heroin Not Only Reason Behind Increase in Child Abuse Cases
"The number of neglected and abused children coming into the Hamilton County juvenile court system has skyrocketed in the last two years. In 2015, the number of new complaints filed by county social workers to remove children from their homes spiked by 34 percent and that number is on par this year. The heroin epidemic plaguing the region is a piece of the spike, but not the sole reason say those who work in the system."
Hoodies for the Holidays
Donate a new hoodie or gift card for a teenager in need at Nothing Bundt Cakes Bakeries in Mason or Hyde Park, the Corner Coffee Cafe, Ladder 19 or Uncle Woody’s. Thank you!