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.

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

    Poughkeepsie, NY – The Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie is pleased to announce two new board members and a new executive committee for the 2020-2021 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 two newly elected board…

    2020 Open Your Heart Cocktail Concert Canceled

    With heavy hearts, the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie has made the decision to cancel our 2020 Open Your Heart Cocktail Concert. We wrestled with this decision as our organization relies on the fundraising support we receive from this event to help further our mission to provide a safe and nurturing environment that improves lives and…

    Support Ivy’s Fund on May 20

    Ace, Elvis, and Marshall want to let you know that on May 20, 2020, the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie will participate in the 5th annual Hudson Valley Gives Day! Please save the date. What is Hudson Valley Gives? Hudson Valley Gives is a day of giving fueled by passion, collaboration and the power of social…

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    Career Fair – February 26

    Children’s Home Career Fair Wednesday, February 26, 2020 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie – West Campus 2080 Route 9W  |  West Park, NY 12493 Click here for all the details and to register! *Please bring resume and/or application, references and photo ID. Minimum Requirements: At least 21 years of age. High…

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

    Poughkeepsie, NY – The Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie announced six new board members and a new executive committee for the 2019-2020 term. The Board of Directors is comprised of generous community members who have been selected for their knowledge, expertise and commitment to our mission. The six newly elected board members are: Mary Lou Davis…

    Children’s Home Hosts Annual Staff Appreciation Luncheon

    On June 5, 2019, the Children’s Home hosted our annual Staff Appreciation Luncheon. Staff were recognized for their dedication and commitment to the kids in care at the Home.   Anniversary milestones were celebrated for staff from 5 years of service to an incredible 30 year anniversary! Thank you to all of the staff at CHP for…

    7th Annual Open Your Heart Cocktail Concert

    On April 13, 2019, the Children’s Home hosted our 7th annual Open Your Heart Cocktail Concert at The Grandview in Poughkeepsie, NY. Over 225 guests joined us for a wonderful evening of food, drinks and music. Thank you to all who attended and supported our event. See photos from the evening. Thank You to Our…

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    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 cocktail party…

    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 Licensed…

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    Career Fair – January 22, 2019

    Career Fair! NOW HIRING – IMMEDIATE OPENINGS – Full Time Positions Available Tuesday, January 22 11:00 am – 2:00 pm | 4:00 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 January 21, 2019 to: Email HR Youth Counselors Starting Salary – $13.50…