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Lighthouse Youth & Family Services

Mission: advance the dignity and well-being of children, youth and families in need.

Lighthouse Youth & Family Services serves 6,000 families and youth in crisis each year. The agency provides a continuum of care through services dedicated to meeting individual needs and providing the best services, including:

  •  Maintaining the area’s only 24 hour emergency shelter for teens.
  •  Providing in-home therapy for at-risk families.
  •  Meeting educational needs with two charter schools.
  •  Housing more than 300 youth in group homes and supervised apartments.
  •  Largest provider of foster care in Hamilton County.
  • Therapeutic group homes for youth ages 11-18 in the child welfare system who haven’t done well in other settings.
  • Services targeting youth who are in the juvenile justice system or at risk of involvement including; residential treatment for serious juvenile felony offenders, therapy, vocational training and reentry services.
  • Emergency housing and case management for older homeless youth, ages 18-24. The shelter is also a daytime drop in center which provides a meal, showers, and access to computers and laundry facilities. Street outreach workers canvass the city to identify and assist youth who are homeless.
  • Early childhood services including two voluntary programs designed to ensure children begin school with a strong and healthy start. Staff members support parent-child interaction and connect families with the resources they need.

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Sheri Hager
Communication and Public Relations Director
513-487-7128
shager@lys.org