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Foster Children Rise from Despair to “I Know I Can” Do Anything

June 9, 2017

"You are sitting out there, excited and relieved at the same time,'' said Laquita Howell, a foster care graduate who is now a mom, a JFS worker, and Lighthouse Board member. "Lean on your mentors, ask for help when you need it." And perhaps most important, she told them to never give up on themselves: "Keep telling yourself: 'I can finish it. I know I can, I know I can.' "

Facebook COO & Author Sheryl Sandberg Visits Lighthouse Sheakley Center

June 9, 2017

"At Lighthouse, they know that ending homelessness is about more than providing a roof and a bed – it's about addressing the root causes of homelessness, from family rejection to poverty and trauma. And it's about creating an accepting environment for everyone who comes to Lighthouse in need of resources and support." - Sheryl Sandberg

Lighthouse Honored As One of The Top Workplaces in Cincinnati

June 2, 2017

“Lighthouse is honored to receive this distinction. To win an award where the judges are the employees is truly humbling. I’d like to thank the staff at Lighthouse. Their dedication, collaboration, and commitment to serving our community inspires me, and I’m grateful for their contributions,” said Paul Haffner, Lighthouse President & CEO.

Community Forum on Ending Youth Homelessness in Cincinnati/Hamilton County

May 23, 2017

“Ending youth homelessness is more than providing housing. We are working to develop a set of strategies and resources to assure homeless youth are welcomed into a system by culturally competent, empathic professionals trained to support each person’s path toward stable housing, meaningful employment and expectations for a successful life,” said Paul Haffner, president & CEO of Lighthouse Youth & Family Services.

Lighthouse Youth Services Becomes Lighthouse Youth & Family Services

May 11, 2017

Lighthouse Youth Services announced today that it has registered a new trade name, Lighthouse Youth & Family Services. The name change reflects the agency’s commitment to the breadth of its mission: to advance the dignity and well-being of children, youth and families in need.