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Reds Players’ Families Supporting Lighthouse with ‘Shop the Cause’

The Reds Team Shop at Great American Ball Park now features a collection of Reds-branded sportswear and accessories for women and children from Tiny Turnip. Proceeds from the Shop the Cause program featuring Tiny Turnip apparel will benefit Lighthouse Youth & Family Services. “The Tiny Turnip apparel not only shows your Reds pride but also positively impacts our community,” said Karen Forgus, Reds Chief Communications & Community Officer. “Each sale directly supports Lighthouse Youth & Family Services in Cincinnati, helping to brighten the futures of local youth in need.”

Cleveland Plain Dealer – Delinquent: Alternatives to ODYS, Like Lighthouse, Use Therapy to Rehabilitate Youth

Carter gives credit to Lighthouse. Had he served time in traditional lockup, or had he been subject to bindover and sent to adult prison, he surmises, his life might look very different. He’s not wasting his second chance. “The charges I had, they expected me to come back, but I didn’t,” Carter says, four months post-release. “That proves people can change if they want to.”

Hopeful Empowered Youth (HEY!) Greater Cincinnati is Hiring an Executive Director

HEY! Greater Cincinnati is seeking an executive director to lead a transformative journey towards empowering youth and building resilient communities through collective action. As the first Executive Director of HEY! (Hopeful Empowered Youth), you'll spearhead a dynamic, multi-stakeholder effort aimed at revolutionizing mental health support for youth across the Greater Cincinnati Region.

Lighthouse Views newsletter, March 2024

“I was 13 years old when I entered the child welfare system and found myself at Lighthouse’s Mecum House." What happens next changes Alan's life for the better and leads to a bright future.

Black History Month 2024

In honor of Black History Month, we've compiled lists of local places to visit (Most are free!), movies to watch, books to read, and music to enjoy.

Lighthouse Honored as Beacon of Inclusion

Lighthouse Youth & Family Services is proud to be honored again as an Innovator in LGBTQ Inclusion, the highest tier of recognition by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s All Children-All Families project!

Lighthouse Chosen for Inaugural Initiative to Prevent Youth Homelessness

“Over the next three years, Lighthouse will coordinate and collaborate with other youth and young adult service providers, community organizations, and private and public agencies to create a safety net for youth at risk of experiencing homelessness,” said Bonita Campbell, vice president and COO of Lighthouse Youth & Family Services. “We’ll also work closely with the Lighthouse Youth Advisory Council, a group of young people with past or present experience with child welfare or homelessness, in the planning and implementation of the project.”

Lighthouse Views – Summer 2023

Your support of Lighthouse is making a difference every day. In this issue of Lighthouse Views, a look at Jada's journey to a brighter life and why 14-year-old Ash now knows what love looks like.