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 Ivy’s Fund on May 18!

    Ace, Elvis, and Marshall want to let you know that May 18, 2022, is the 7th 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 telethon…

    Open Your Heart Cocktail Concert and 175th Anniversary Celebration

    Please join for our 2022 Open Your Heart Cocktail Concert and 175th Anniversary Celebration: Thursday, June 30, 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 and…

    Support our Home: Attend the Hudson Valley Renegades Game on May 11

    We are excited to announce that in honor of our 175th Anniversary, the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie will be the Grand Slam Community Partner at the May 11 Hudson Valley Renegades game.   Join us at Dutchess Stadium to see the Hudson Valley Renegades take on the Aberdeen IronBirds and support the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie…

    Virtual Open Interview Day – February 23

    The Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie will host a Virtual Open Interview Day on February 23 from 10 am – 12 noon & 4 pm – 7 pm for the positions of Bilingual Youth Counselor, Bilingual Overnight Youth Counselor, Bilingual Clinician, HCBS Respite Caseworker, Social Worker, Behavioral Health Specialist and Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Adoption Recruiter. Click…

    The Children’s Home Celebrates 175 Years of Healing and Hope

    Did you hear? January 21, 2022 is our Home’s 175th Anniversary. The Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie was created on January 21, 1847 by a group of women called the Female Guardian Society who wanted to help children and families that needed their help the most. Our history tells us, “Two by two they went into…

    Cars flock to Dutchess County family’s world record-setting holiday light display

    Did you hear? We had so much fun at the 2021 ERDAJT’s Christmas Light Display December 10-11. Thank you to the Gay Family for their generous hearts and to News 12 for capturing this beautiful display! Read the full article: https://bronx.news12.com/cars-flock-to-dutchess-county-familys-world-record-setting-holiday-light-display

    2021 ERDAJT Christmas Light Display

    Please join the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie on December 10 and 11 for the 2021 ERDAJT Christmas Light Display. 100% of donations collected will be donated to the Children’s Home.

    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…

    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…