Lighthouse Helping Implement First-of-Its-Kind Program in Ohio

"Lighthouse is proud to be among the small group of organizations chosen to launch OhioRISE," said Paul Haffner, President and Chief Executive Officer. "This program is a great example of how we're leading the way in creating a community where every young person has the opportunity to thrive."

Lighthouse Chosen Care Mangement Entity for Ohio RISE

As an OhioRISE Care Management Entity (CME), Lighthouse will serve as the go-to providers delivering wraparound care coordination for children and youth enrolled in OhioRISE who have the most complex behavioral health needs. CMEs will also help ground and grow their communities’ system of care so overall resources expand to help kids with behavioral health needs and their families in the coming months and years.

Opinion: Reduce Youth Violence by Restoring Hope

"It’s clear, the solutions [to youth violence] are not easy; however, we can each do something. The state of crisis has gained the attention of legislators, law enforcement, nonprofits, educators, medical professionals, and, of course, parents. Let’s keep the pressure on. Volunteer. Mentor. Hire. Rent. Be the light. Walk the walk with us."

Lighthouse Honored with Spencer Award for Promoting Equity and Inclusion

Lighthouse Youth & Family Services is proud to be honored by Cincinnatus with the Spencer Award for promoting equity and inclusion. Named after Cincinnati’s “First Couple of Civil Rights,” the Spencer Award celebrates the couple’s achievements and honors nonprofits and businesses who exhibit conspicuous and enduring contributions to promoting greater inclusion and diversity in the community.

Lighthouse Welcomes Thuy Kolik as New Chief Financial Officer

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.