Serving Families and Children in southwest Ohio since 1989 sgeib2@agapeforyouth.com Dayton 937-439-4406 Cincinnati 513-914-2971

Monday, March 30, 2020 Update

As we continue to face this unparalleled health crisis through the Covid-19 virus, we want to assure you that here at Agape for Youth, Inc., we are continuing to do everything we can to protect our staff, the families, children and young adults we serve.

The offices of Agape for Youth, Inc. are currently open for business, but please note this is subject to change as the mandates from state and federal officials change. On Sunday, March 29, 2020, the mandate for “social distancing” was extended through April 30, 2020.  

To reduce the risk of possible exposure, we have made the following decisions:

*Ongoing training has been canceled for the month of April.

*Bridging Hope and Futures has been canceled for April.

*Education Night has been canceled for April.

*The Community Blessings Room is closed.

We thank you for your understanding and your patience as we all work together through this crisis.

Thank You for Your Understanding

As we face this unprecedented health crisis effecting our community through the Coronavirus, we want to assure you that here at Agape for Youth, Inc. we are doing everything we can to protect our staff, the families, children and young adults we serve.

The offices of Agape for Youth, Inc. are currently open for business, but please note this is subject to change as the mandates from state and federal officials change.

In an effort to reduce the risk of possible exposure, we have made the following decisions:

*Ongoing trainings have been cancelled for the month of March.
*Bridging Hope and Futures has been cancelled for March.
*Education Night has been cancelled for March.
*The Community Blessings Room is closed.
*Staff are encouraged to work remotely when possible, reducing the number of individuals in the office.
*Door knobs, handles and keypads are sanitized multiple times day.

We thank you for your understanding and your patience as we all work together through this crisis.

#AgapeStrong

Foster Parents Needed!

Have you ever thought about being a foster parent?  Are you curious about the process and what is involved?  We are here to help.  You can be the one to make a difference in the lives of children in your local community. 

Contact the Agape for Youth, Inc. Licensing Team at 937-439-4406 or 513- 914-2971

Click the image below and see how one family is making a difference.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Agape for Youth, Inc. Family!

Bridges Program Provider

Did you know that Agape for Youth, Inc. is a Bridges Program Provider?

Agape for Youth, Inc. provides services available through Bridges, a program in Ohio that extends housing and other supportive services to eligible young adults who leave foster care on or after their 18th birthday but are not yet 21.

You may be eligible for Bridges if you are not yet 21 and if you left the Ohio foster care system at age 18, 19 or 20.

In addition, you must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Completing secondary education or a program leading to an equivalent credential
  • Enrolled in college or other post-secondary schools
  • Participating in a program or activity designed to promote, or remove barriers to, employment
  • Employed at least 80 hours a month
  • Incapable of doing any of the above activities due to a physical or mental health condition

Our Bridges Staff

Jamie Fisher – Bridges Supervisor – 937-439-4406 x 1114

Bridges Liaisons

Lisa Beckman – 513-914-2971 x 1126

Jana Slick, LSW – 513-914-2971 x 1125

Allen Conner – 937-439-4406 x 1115

Foster Parents Needed

Foster Parents Needed

Have you ever considered becoming a Foster Family and were unsure as to the steps to take or how to begin the process?

We are here to help.

Contact our Dayton, Ohio office at 937-439-4406 or our Cincinnati, Ohio office at 513- 914-2971 and talk with one of Licensing Team.  You can also email Val Baker at vbaker@agapeforyouth.com.

They are available to answer your questions and provide the necessary information so you can begin the process.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Thank You Sponsors, Donors and Guests!

We would like to thank our sponsors, donors and guests for their support of the 2019 Agape Strong Giving Hope for Tomorrow Fundraising Gala.

The evening was a tremendous success, bringing together old friend and new, celebrating the agencies 30th year of serving southwest Ohio. We also celebrated the first family licensed with Agape for Youth, Inc., Clifford and Lauretta Phillips.

We are extremely grateful to our sponsors and encourage you to visit their businesses and support our local community.

The Hatton Foundation, Cox Media Group Ohio, PNC, The Ohio State University College of Social Work, ABC22/Fox45, Ameriprise, Assured Partners, Cedar Grove Fence, Farmers & Merchants Bank, Guardian, Heidelberg , Holmes Marketing, Key-Ads, Levin Family Foundation, McGohan Brabender, Montgomery County Commissioners, Nucor, Reliable Electric, RGW Development, Matt Scarr Associates, SouthBrook, UPS, Vectren and Wesbanco.

Agape Strong Giving Hope for Tomorrow Fundraising Gala/Auction

https://agapeforyouth.com/thankyouforyourdonation/

Agape Strong Giving Hope for Tomorrow is the signature fundraising event for Agape for Youth, Inc.
The event is on Friday, August 16, 2019 and begin at 6pm at the Steam Plant in Dayton.


The evening will feature stories of the families and children served through the Foster Care, Adoption through Foster Care and Reunification Services.

The event will also include a silent and live auction
Tickets are on sale now!

For additional information please visit https://agapeforyouth.com/agape-strong-giving-hope-for-tomorrow-fundraising-gala/

If you have any questions or need additional information please contact Sandie at sgeib2@agapeforyouth.com or at 937-439-4406

Celebrating our Foster Families

On Tuesday, May 21, 2019 we hosted an Open House to celebrate the foster families of Agape for Youth, Inc. We had a wonderful evening and are thankful to all who were a part of making the event a great success.

Celebrating National Foster Care Month

* This event if for the Foster Families of Agape for Youth, Inc.

Save the Date!

Mark your calendar and plan to join us on
Friday, August 16, 2019 for the Agape Strong Giving Hope for Tomorrow Fundraising Gala.


Sponsorship and donation opportunities are available.

For additional information contact Steve Geib at sgeib@agapeforyouth.com.