Young People Creating Positive Futures

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.”