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Lighthouse Volunteers and Cincinnati Police Helping Homeless Youth

December 15, 2016

The temperature is dropping and Officer Lisa Johnson is looking for people who need help. She found several people in need at Cincinnati's downtown library. Cincinnati police officers partner with Lighthouse Youth Services for street outreach to help homeless youth.

Heroin Not Only Reason Behind Increase in Child Abuse Cases

December 12, 2016

"The number of neglected and abused children coming into the Hamilton County juvenile court system has skyrocketed in the last two years. In 2015, the number of new complaints filed by county social workers to remove children from their homes spiked by 34 percent and that number is on par this year. The heroin epidemic plaguing the region is a piece of the spike, but not the sole reason say those who work in the system."

Hoodies for the Holidays

December 12, 2016

Donate a new hoodie or gift card for a teenager in need at Nothing Bundt Cakes Bakeries in Mason or Hyde Park, the Corner Coffee Cafe, Ladder 19 or Uncle Woody’s. Thank you!

Adoption Day: Lighthouse Family Adopts Two Sisters

November 7, 2016

14 children officially became members of their forever families on Adoption Day, November 4. It was a day to remember for many reasons. " I want to be adopted. " "and are you adopted?" "Yes!" "Do you love it?" "MMM-HMM. "

Ruth Voss Was A Voice For Youth: Good Things Going Around

October 26, 2016

President Nixon looked her in the eyes and asked her how much she needed. “$30,000,” was her answer. “I’ll give you $50,000,” he told her. That check led to Cincinnati’s New Life for Girls that ultimately became Lighthouse Youth Services, and that $50,000 was its first year’s budget.