VP Homeless Youth Services
Lighthouse Youth and Family Services
Bonita M. Campbell, MS, LSW, CPT is the Vice President of Homeless Youth Services at Lighthouse Youth and Family Services. Bonita is a Licensed Social Worker in the State of Ohio, a Certified Trauma Practitioner, has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Master’s Science Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati. She has presented both locally and nationally on recruitment and retention of foster parents, Moving Youth towards Self Sufficiency, and transition age youth facing homelessness and ageing out of the child welfare system. Bonita has a passion for working with at risk populations preparing them for emancipation and self-sufficiency. Currently Bonita manages The Homeless Youth Services area at Lighthouse; including The Sheakley Center for Youth- homeless shelter for 18-24 year olds and Street Outreach Program, Mecum House (formerly Youth Crisis Center)—Basic Center for 10-17 year olds and Youth Housing Opportunities—Scattered Site and Site Based Housing for youth aging out of Child Welfare and Homeless young adults 18-24 year olds. Under Bonita’s leadership, over 2000 homeless and at risk youth are served annually, supporting Lighthouse’s strategic plan to End Youth Homeless by 2020.