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Lighthouse Welcomes Thuy Kolik as New Chief Financial Officer

August 23, 2021

Lighthouse Youth & Family Services, a leader in social and human services for young people and families, is pleased to announce Thuy (pronounced twee) Kolik will join the nonprofit’s leadership team as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Kolik will succeed Judy Oakman, who will retire this fall.

Local 12: LGBTQ+ youth experiencing homelessness at disproportionately high rates

July 19, 2021

Bonita Campbell says, on any given day, about 40% of those staying in the Lighthouse Youth Shelter where she works identify as LGBTQ+. When asked why she thought that was, Campbell said, "Because of our society, because families really struggle to accept their young people as LGBTQ+. For that reason, Lighthouse is very intentional about creating an environment that is welcoming to all.

Lighthouse Views: Summer 2021

July 19, 2021

Take a look at the official Lighthouse newsletter and catch up on the latest ways you're helping making a difference for young people and families.

Opinion: Pandemic Makes Addressing Youth Homelessness More Difficult

May 25, 2021

"Advocates, including Lighthouse, see a troubling trend aggravated by the pandemic: an avalanche of need for youth homelessness services." Read why Lighthouse COO Jodi Harding remains confident that together we can end youth homelessness, despite the many challenges.

Lighthouse Welcoming Back In-Person Volunteers

May 24, 2021

Good news! You can once again volunteer in-person at Lighthouse! With a safety-first mindset, Lighthouse is ready to welcome you, and our team and youth can’t wait to see you. There are a few new guidelines.