Lighthouse Welcoming Back In-Person Volunteers
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.
Local 12: What is the Definition of Homelessness?
Volunteer Appreciation Week 2021
‘We Don’t Know Where They Are’: Youth At Risk Of Homelessness During Pandemic
Since the pandemic started, the teen population Lighthouse works with has been elusive."We don't know that they're safe. We don't know what activities they may be involved in that are making them more vulnerable to unsafe practices and criminal practices."
Lighthouse Views Winter 2021
You made home happen for a high school senior who had nowhere to turn, helped a young man see things clearly for the first time in a long time, and made a difference for a girl who needed help healing.
‘The time is now to figure this out.’ Lighthouse CEO moved to action by equity workshops
“It’s important to open our eyes to our society and disparities.” Read how the Greater Cincinnati Foundation's Racial Equity Matters Groundwater trainings inspired and affected Lighthouse CEO Paul Haffner and what he and Lighthouse are doing to advance racial equity.
Stimulus Dollars Making a Difference
"This time has probably been very difficult for a lot of the youth, especially in terms of mental health, and it’s great Lighthouse can help them, "a Lighthouse donor
New Analysis Reveals Economic & Community Benefits of Lighthouse’s Work
“For more than 50 years, Lighthouse has helped young people heal and achieve success. The research by the Economics Center is the first to show the far-reaching impact of our services on the economy and our community. The numbers quantify the substantial benefits of an investment in Lighthouse,” said Paul Haffner, President & CEO of Lighthouse Youth & Family Services.
Being a Foster Parent During A Pandemic
“The day the stay-at-home order was put in place was the day I got the girls.” A Lighthouse foster parent (much appreciated) and Foster Care & Adoption Director Mindy Arlotta share the ups and downs of foster families during the pandemic.
You Gave a Young Family a Safe Home
Anne Marie was 21 years old when she became homeless with four young children, including a set of twins. A referral led her to Lighthouse.