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Members of the Media

Educating the public about the work we do, the services and support we offer and our success stories is essential to our work.
Depending on your needs, NYAP can provide you or your organization with background information, facts and statistics and experts who can address the complex circumstances that face our youth and more.

Contact: Jason Zielinski
Director, Communications & Public Relations

National Youth Advocate Program
1801 Watermark Drive, Suite 200
Columbus, OH 43215
Toll Free Phone:  (888) 202-2965

NYAP in the News


As schools reopen, more child welfare referrals are expected
WTAP, Parkersburg, WA February 21, 2021

Virtual forum next week will explore youth justice reforms, recommendations for changes
Penn Live Patriot News February 18, 2021

Personnel matters, vaccine discussed by Paulding school board 
The Crescent-News February 17, 2021

National Youth Advocate Program searches for foster families after Covid-19 impacts in SWFL
Fox 4 Southwest Florida, Fort Myers, FL January 12, 2021


National Advocate Youth Program plans Christmas for foster children
Ch. 5 WDTV November 17, 2020         

Holiday Season Brings Challenges for Kids in Need of Foster Home 
WLFI News 18, Lafayette, IN November 13, 2020

National Youth Advocate Program in need of Fosters
WTRF, Wheeling, WV, November 8, 2020        

Wheeling Rally, Virtual Service to Mark 2020 Days of Hope
The Intelligencer. Wheeling News-Register September 17, 2020

Program seeks school supplies to assist foster families
Akron Beacon Journal September 12, 2020

Amazon contributes $90K in COVID-19 supplies to Licking County non-profits
Newark Advocate June 18, 2020    

Provide a safe haven for a neglected child
Herald-Tribune April 10, 2020        

Foster families needed in West Virginia: Online training available 
CBS 13 News WOWK, Charleston, WV April 2, 2020   

Tower garden helping foster kids
Newark Advocate March 28, 2020

National Youth Advocate Program continues search for local foster parents
The Journal March 23, 2020     

How to talk to children about COVID-19 
The Winchester Sun March 19, 2020        

Local man relishes role as biological, foster father
The Tribune March 6, 2020

A Growing Need for Foster Homes in W. Va.
The Intelligencer Wheeling News-Register, March 1, 2020

More foster parents needed across CSRA
CBS 12, Augusta, GA, February 26, 2020

Kemp begins rolling out Georgia foster care overhaul bills
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, February 11, 2020

Donating luggage to foster care is one viral idea that really works, January 28, 2020

Advocate: Teachers make great foster parents
Times West Virginian, January 27, 2020

Number of children in West Virginia's foster care system continues to grow
The Weston Democrat, January 8, 2020

Foster home shortage at critical level in Marion County
Times West Virginian, January 7, 2020


National Youth Advocate Program in need of Foster Parents
Ch. 7, WTRF-TV, Wheeling West Virginia, November 8, 2019

NYAP assumes new foster care case management contract
The Florida Times-Union, October 17, 2019

Children Services asking for renewal levy to meet growing needs
The Columbus Dispatch, September 28, 2019

Lowcountry program teaches skills to reduce child abuse and neglect to SC parents
South Carolina Post and Courier, May 27, 2019

Honoring families during National Foster Care Month
The Journal, West Virginia, May 26, 2019

Need for foster parents growing in Franklin County due to addiction
NBC4, Columbus, Ohio, May 15, 2019

Marion County, WV, Commission proclaims May Foster Care Month
The Exponent Telegram, West Virginia, May 12, 2019

LGBTQ Ohioans Respond to State’s Growing Need for Foster Parents
PRIZM News, April 18, 2019

5 News investigates: the foster care crisis
Ch.5 WDTV, West Virginia, April 16, 2019