Serving Families and Children in southwest Ohio since 1989 Dayton 937-439-4406 Cincinnati 513-914-2971

Agape for Youth, Inc. Celebrates Milestone Anniversary

For Immediate Release    

Agape for Youth, Inc. celebrates 30 years of serving families and
youth in southwest Ohio  

DAYTON – March 7, 2019 – Agape for Youth, Inc. began serving the families and youth of southwest Ohio on March 7, 1989 and today will celebrate their 30th anniversary of “Growing Families Together.”  
“I am grateful to be a part of an organization dedicated to serving our community since 1989.  We have been and continue to be blessed with co-worker’s and foster families who have been essential to the mission of Agape during the past 30 years.  I have been fortunate to be with this organization from the beginning and have witnessed the significant growth we have experienced over the years”, said Stephen Geib, Agape for Youth, Inc. Executive Director and Founder. “Over the years we have had countless opportunities to serve children and families, and it is our belief that we will continue to be provided with opportunities to serve our community.”
“I am very proud of to be a part of an organization like Agape for Youth.  The dedication that the staff and families have to the mission and vision of the agency is an inspiration” said David Donaldson, Agape for Youth, Inc. Board of Directors President. “As President of the Board of Directors, I am proud of Steve, the Leadership Team and the staff for their hard work and I look forward to continuing to be a part of this organization well into the future.”   

About Agape for Youth, Inc.
In the past 30 years Agape for Youth, Inc. has grown to a 29-person staff, with offices in Dayton and Cincinnati providing foster care, adoption through foster care and reunification services throughout Southwestern Ohio. In 2018 Agape also began providing services through a collaboration to youth who have emancipated out of the foster care system. Our belief that “the more we serve, the more opportunities we will be given to serve” keeps us looking forward to future opportunities.  

### If you would like more information about Agape for Youth, Inc.
visit their website, call Sandra Geib at 937.439.4406 x1102 or email

Youth Specialist/Case Manager

Agape for Youth, Inc. is looking for a Licensed Social Worker for our foster care department in the Dayton area. Duties would include monitoring 6 to 9 homes and managing a caseload of 14 to 17 youth, making referrals, advocating for services, supporting foster parents, writing monthly reports, developing service plans, completing recertifications and more.

Become a Foster Family Today

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

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!


Celebrating National Adoption Month

Each year, November is celebrated as National Adoption Month.We want to thank and celebrate all of our Foster Families who provide permanency for the children in their homes through adoption.  If you are interested in learning more about adoption through foster care, please contact the Agape for Youth, Inc. office at 937-439-4406.

Revealing our New Logo

On Friday, August 17, 2018 at the Agape Strong Giving Hope for Tomorrow Fundraising Gala we revealed the new logo for Agape for Youth, Inc.

After several months of the Leadership Team working with Holmes Marketing a new logo was created.

We want to thank the Board of Directors for their support and look forward to transitioning the marketing materials and signs.

Agape Strong Giving Hope for Tomorrow Fundraising Gala Live Auction

Today we want to share with you two of the Live Auction items that will be available at the 2018 Agape Strong Giving Hope for Tomorrow Fundraising Gala.

This beautiful necklace from designer India Hicks and donated to the event by Larry Jaffe of Jaffe Jewelers. The winning bidder can exchange the letter picture here for another letter that is available through Jaffe Jewelers.


Enjoy the 2018 football season with a pair of season tickets for The Ohio State University.  The seats are located in Section 11A Row 10.  These seats have a fantastic view and are complete with padded seats and seat backs. 

Donated by Steve and Sandie Geib

Join us on Friday, August 17th to the Agape Gala to place your bids during the live auction!

2018 Agape Strong Giving Hope for Tomorrow Fundraising Gala

You are invited to join us!

Please click here to purchase your tickets.  Please note that we do not accept American Express through this processing system.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

2018 Gala Ticket Purchase and Donations





Welcome Brooks and Elizabeth


We would like to welcome our two newest members of the Agape for Youth, Inc. Team.

We are thrilled to have Brooks and Elizabeth come alongside our team to serve the children and families with us in southwest Ohio.

Brooks is the Bridges Liaison/Case Manger for our Bridges program and will be facilitating the Bridging Hope and Futures program, preparing our our youth age 15 through 21 years of age for independence.

Elizabeth is joining the Agape Team as the Training Coordinator/Licensing Specialist.  She will be responsible for the creation of our training programs and for licensing families wanting to become foster parents.

We look forward to making a difference in the community together.

Congratulations to Ann Morrissey

Congratulations to Ann Morrissey, Agape for Youth, Inc. Reunification Services Manager on being named one of the Top 25 Women to Watch in Dayton, by Women in Business Networking.   #AgapeStrong

Here We Grow Again!


Licensing Specialist/Training Coordinator



Agape for Youth, Inc. is looking to hire a Licensed Social Worker. Duties would include writing home studies, auditing files, planning and coordinating pre-service and ongoing training, providing pre-service training, completing re-certification’s, and coordinating our educational programming.

Qualifications include:

Bachelor of Social Work

LSW or LSW eligible

Strong organizational skills

Experience in conducting, and coordinating pre-service and ongoing trainings

Ability to balance a diverse work load

Strong Computer Skills

SACWIS experience preferred

Ability to work within a flexible schedule including some evenings and Saturdays

Interested candidates please send resumes to Rodger Stauffer at