Lighthouse Experts Provide Insight about Adoption Process in Cincinnati Magazine Article

November 19, 2019

If you can, it’s best to have a room ready that is warm and inviting with a comforter and stuffed animal that are suitable to the child’s age. “You don’t want it to feel like an institution,” says Becky Story, Lighthouse Foster Care & Adoption Licensing Specialist, "but you also don’t want to be too specific in tastes so that the child perceives,“Wow, this is what they want me to be?”Give the child somewhere cozy to settle in, but then as you get to know one another ask,“What do you like?” Once settled in, let the child choose a few items—perhaps a new bedspread or some posters—to personalize their space.

Congressman Brad Wenstrup Introduces Housing for Homeless Students Act with Lighthouse Endorsement

October 31, 2019

"Young adults working to escape homelessness should not have to choose between stable housing or pursuing their education. It’s unacceptable. At Lighthouse, we see young people forced to contend with this dilemma every day. This exception to the LIHTC rule will remove this barrier to their success and encourage young people experiencing homelessness to pursue their dreams,” said Paul Haffner, President and CEO of Lighthouse Youth & Family Services.

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September 13, 2019

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Innovative program aims to end youth homelessness in Greater Cincinnati

June 26, 2019

Every night in Hamilton County, many young people have no family to eat dinner with, no bed to sleep in, or no place they feel safe. Hundreds become homeless each year. Arianna was just 17 years old when she became homeless. She was kicked out of her house as she was about to start her senior year. No young person should go through this.