News & Events

    The Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie is actively involved in the local community, as well as with State and Federal agencies. Each year we host an education conference, our Open Your Heart Cocktail Concert and our Run for Home 5K. These events are open to the public. Additionally, we host several on campus events for the children and youth in our care.

    Children’s Home Clinical Director to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

    Dr. David Crenshaw to be honored by New York Association for Play Therapy POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – On March 24, 2018 the New York Association for Play Therapy (NYAPT) will present David Crenshaw, Ph.D., ABPP with the 2018 NYAPT Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. David Crenshaw is a nationally renowned child psychologist who is best known for…

    2017 Annual Report Available

    We are excited to share with your our 2017 Annual Report. Please click the image below to read about the happenings at the Children’s Home.

    Children’s Home to Host 6th annual Open Your Heart Cocktail Concert

    Neil Berg’s Rockin’ Broadway to Perform On April 13, 2018, the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie will host their 6th annual Open Your Heart Cocktail Concert. This year’s event will be held at The Grandview, in Poughkeepsie, NY from 6 – 9 pm. This wonderful evening begins with a cocktail party featuring delicious hors d’oeuvres and…

    Open Your Heart Cocktail Concert

    Join the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie at our 6th annual Open Your Heart Cocktail Concert Friday, April 13, 2018 • 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm The Grandview • Poughkeepsie, NY This wonderful evening begins with a cocktail party featuring delicious hors d’oeuvres and an open bar. The evening continues with a 45-minute musical performance, seated…

    Light Display to Benefit Children’s Home December 15 & 16

    Please join us for the 2017 ERDAJT Christmas Light Display on December 15 & 16 from 4:30 pm – 10:30 pm at 8 Patrick Drive, Lagrangeville, NY. Each year, the Gay Family spends over 2,000 hours to create this wonderful light display that benefits local organizations. On December 15 & 16, 100% of the donations…

    #NYGivesDay 2017 – November 28!

    We’re so excited to be a part of  the 2017 #NYGivesDay! You can support our campaign by visiting https://www.nygivesday.org/organizations/children-s-home and donating on November 28. You can help us reach our goal of $3,500 and 35 new donors in one day! (You will have 24 hours to make your donation, and all giving will end at 11:59PM…

    Open Interview Day – October 30

    The Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie will host an Open Interview Day on October 30, 5:30pm – 7:30pm for the position of Direct Care Worker.  

    Home Insider – Summer 2017

    We are excited to share with you our latest newsletter – Home Insider, Summer 2017. Take a look at the happenings at the Children’s Home and enjoy! Download and read – Home Insider 2017.

    Take Me Out With The Crowd

    Join the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie on August 12 as the Hudson Valley Renegades host the Brooklyn Cyclones at 7:05 pm at Dutchess Stadium. $17 Package Includes: RG Ticket & Gades Group Hat ($5 of every ticket sold will be donated to the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie!) Purchase online at GadesGroups.com; Password: chop Tickets must…