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 to Host annual Open Your Heart Cocktail Concert April 11

    Award Winning Composer, Lyricist and Producer Neil Berg to Perform POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – On April 11, 2019, the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie will host their 7th 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…

    Children’s Home Welcomes New Associate Clinical Director

    Alyssa M. Swan, PhD, LPC, NCC, RPT to join Children’s Home staff Poughkeepsie, NY- The Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie is pleased to welcome Alyssa M. Swan, PhD as Associate Clinical Director. Dr. Swan will work alongside current Clinical Director, Dr. David Crenshaw to provide therapeutic services to children and their families.  Dr. Swan is a…

    Career Fair – February 26, 2019

    Career Fair! NOW HIRING – IMMEDIATE OPENINGS – Full Time Positions Available Tuesday, February 26 1:00 pm – 7:00 pm Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie 10 Children’s Way Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 To pre-register, send resume and cover letter by February 25, 2019 to: Email HR Youth Counselors Starting Salary – $13.50 – $14.50/hr. Experience Preferred! Youth…

    Open Your Heart Cocktail Concert

    Join the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie at our 7th annual Open Your Heart Cocktail Concert Thursday, April 11, 2019 • 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…

    Save the Date!

    2018 #NYGIVESDAY – #GivingTuesday November 27, 2018 – 12:00AM – 11:59PM We need your help! Please join our campaign and help us reach our goal to raise $3,500 to support at-risk children right here in our community! We need you to tell your friends and family members about the important work we do and ask them to join…

    Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie Holds 81st Annual Teachers Open House

    Three Local Teachers Honored On October 17 the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie hosted its 81st annual Teachers Open House, an event the honors teachers and school leaders for their dedication to the Home’s youth. This festive event is held in the Home’s gym, which is fully decorated for Halloween and complete with hundreds of delicious…

    Charity Dinner – October 23

    Join Us at Heritage Food & Drink for a #GivingTuesday Charity Dinner to benefit the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie. Dine out for a great cause on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 | 5:00 PM – 9:30 PM and Heritage Food & Drink will donate 10% of the evenings proceeds to the Children’s Home. Please note, reservations…

    Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie Receives Grant from the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption

    Exclusive funding for Wendy’s Wonderful Kids program Poughkeepsie, NY — The Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie has received a grant from the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption, a national non-profit public charity, that will bring children waiting in foster care one step closer to being adopted into safe, loving and permanent homes. The grant is dedicated…

    Facility Service Dogs in the News

    The Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie hosted a facility service dog training on it’s campus in late June 2018. Led by Lu Picard, co-founder and director of programs at ECAD, Educated Canines Assisting with Disabilities, Children’s Home staff participated in this week-long training with the newest member of our therapy team, facility service dog Elvis, a black lab, who will…

    BG Entertainment Sports & Memorabilia Expo

    Join the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie on Saturday, May 19 for the BG Entertainment Sports & Memorabilia Expo at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center. Tickets are available online. Click here.