The Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie employs over 225 individuals who care for our children and youth, 24-hours a day, seven days a week. These dedicated employees work in various departments including; administration, direct care, social services, medical, housekeeping, maintenance and food services.

    Agency Directors

    Walter J. Joseph, MPA – ext. 106
    Executive Director
    Email Walt

    John Bray, BS – ext. 117
    Director of Operations
    Email John

    Erin M. Cafarelli, BA – ext. 177
    Director of Development and Public Relations
    Email Erin

    David A. Crenshaw, Ph.D., ABPP – ext. 162
    Clinical Director
    Email Dr. Crenshaw

    Denise Fowler, LCSW-R – ext. 169
    Incident Review Coordinator
    Email Denise

    Danielle Mitchell, BA – ext. 101
    Director of Human Resources
    Email Danielle

    Courtney Rovere, LCSW – ext. 145
    Director of Community Based Services
    Email Courtney

    Loida Sarabia, BA – ext. 172
    Fiscal Director
    Email Loida

    Julia L. Schembari, LCSW – ext. 210
    Program Director, Foster Care Programs
    Email Julia

    Lori Stella, LCSW-R – ext. 188
    Program Director, Safe Harbour Program
    Email Lori

    RaeAnn Tompkins, LCSW-R – ext. 166
    Director of Social Services
    Email RaeAnn

    Janel M. Winters – ext. 119
    IT Director
    Email Janel