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 on and off campus events that support our mission and our kids. Please check back for periodic updates.

    Support the Children’s Home on November 30, #GivingTuesday

    Mark your calendar! November 30th is #GivingTuesday, an international day of giving. This year, our Home has set a goal to raise $5,000 in support of our mission to provide a safe and nurturing environment that improves lives and empowers at-risk children and families right here in our community. Will you join us? Here are…

    Open Your Heart Cocktail Concert and 175th Anniversary Celebration

    Please join for our 2022 Open Your Heart Cocktail Concert and 175th Anniversary Celebration:   Thursday, April 21, 2022 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 dessert…

    Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie Receives Office of Mental Health License

    Poughkeepsie, NY – The Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie has received approval through the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) to provide Children and Family Treatment and Support Services (CFTSS) to Medicaid eligible children outside of the public foster care system. This is the Home’s first OMH License. This new OMH license allows the…

    Pet Life Radio Presents Facility Dogs – Supporting Children, Featuring Dr. Crenshaw

    Have a listen! Our very own Dr. Crenshaw stops by to talk with Marcie and Lovey at Pet Life Radio about the many ways highly-trained Facility Service Dogs like Ace, Marshall and Elvis support children who have experienced trauma.  Learn more and hear the full podcast: https://www.petliferadio.com/workingdogsep185.html#sthash.Ir4lZG3g.dpuf  Did you know? Pet Life Radio is currently accepting interns…

    Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie Appoints New Board Members & Officers

    The Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie is pleased to announce three new board members and a new executive committee for the 2021-2022 term. The Children’s Home Board of Directors is comprised of generous community members who have been selected for their knowledge, expertise and commitment to our mission. The three newly elected board members are:   Matthew…

    Support Ivy’s Fund on May 19!

    Ace, Elvis, and Marshall want to let you know that May 19, 2021, the is the 6th annual Hudson Valley Gives Day! What is Hudson Valley Gives? Hudson Valley Gives is a day of giving fueled by passion, collaboration and the power of social media. You can think of it as a type of digital…

    Virtual Hiring Event – May 19

    The Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie will host a Virtual Hiring Event on May 19 from 10 am – 12 noon & 4 pm – 8 pm for the positions of  Youth Counselor, Overnight Youth Counselor and Bilingual Youth Counselor. Click here to pre-register or send resume and cover letter to Kate Taddeo & Alex Michel.

    The Chibok Project – April 25

    276 girls were kidnapped from their school in Chibok, Nigeria in 2014. The international attention has subsided over the years. But thousands more have gone missing. We’re raising awareness. Please join us for global and local look at violence against women and girls and what we can do to help. On April 25 from 1-5PM…

    Virtual Hiring Event – April 6

    The Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie will host a Virtual Hiring Event on April 6 from 10am – 4pm & 6pm – 8pm for the positions of Bilingual Youth Counselor, Bilingual Case Manager, Bilingual Clinician, HCBS Caseworker, Youth Counselor and Bilingual Overnight Youth Counselor for locations in Poughkeepsie and West Park. To pre-register, visit https://events.indeed.com/event/88141/ or…