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Delta Sigma Theta Supports Hillside Youth

Delta Sigma Theta Donates SuitcasesIn the month of March, The Rochester Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority donated over 60 suitcases to the children living at Hillside so that children leaving or transferring between services will not need to carry their belongings in plastic garbage bags. Pictured here are Grace Douglas and Brenda Murphy-Pough from Sigma Theta and Greg Reynolds, Hillside Integration Operations Manager. Pastors and local churches were asked to partner with Delta Sigma Theta to help reach a goal of collecting 100 pieces of luggage to donate to youth in

Creating Lifetime Networks for Youth

Creating Lifetime Networks for Youth

The latest information on Family Finding, including training availability This broadcast consists of the following segments:

Family Finding Overview – Part 1
Tess Mahnken-Weatherspoon featuring Tess Mahnken-Weatherspoon Bio: Tess Mahnken-Weatherspoon, LMSW, MPA is the Service Leader for Family Finding Services at Hillside Family of Agencies and is responsible for providing training, coaching and consultation in Family

Youth Suicide

Youth Suicide

How to recognize the warning signs and prevent your child from becoming a statistic. This broadcast consists of the following segments:

Youth Suicide Craig Cypher featuring Craig Cypher, Psy. D. Bio: Dr. Craig Cypher is a psychologist for the Residential and Day Treatment programs at Crestwood Children’s Center, focusing on consultation, training, and psychological assessment. He is a New York State Licensed Psychologist and received his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois School

Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection Praised in Congressional Testimony by U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection was praised today in testimony delivered to the U.S. House of Representatives, during a Human Resources Subcommittee Hearing of the House Ways and Means Committee. At the hearing, dedicated to “Opportunities for Youth and Young Adults to Break the Cycle of Poverty,” a statement from Cheryl Oldham, Vice President of Education Policy for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, noted that “many youth, particularly those who are at-risk, are simply not aware of the many opportunities that exist in the labor market because they have not been exposed to professional careers. There is no better way to tear

Hillside Child and Family Therapy Clinic to Host May 18 Open House

Hillside Children’s Center will hold an Open House for the newly renovated Hillside Child and Family Therapy Clinic on Thursday, May 18 from 10am to 8pm at 1100 University Avenue in Rochester. This event coincides with National Prevention Week (May 14-20), dedicated to increasing public awareness of, and action around, mental and/or substance use disorders. The Hillside Child and Family Therapy Clinic provides mental heath services for youth and adults, including crisis intervention, individual and family therapy, psychiatric evaluations and outreach and connections to community resources. Most insurances are accepted, including Medicaid. The University Avenue Clinic will offer walk-in/same-day access

In Their Own Words

In Their Own Words

Hillside’s services help youth, adults and families address immediate and long-term challenges, and allow them to build stronger connections within their families and communities. The benefits of these services are as unique and wide-ranging as the families that receive them. Hear about the experiences of some of the people with whom Hillside is privileged to partner.

Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection Profiled in National Report

The longstanding relationship between Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection (HW-SC) and Wegmans Food Markets—HW-SC’s leading employment partner—is featured in Investing in Entry-Level Talent: Retention Strategies that Work, a new report produced by the consulting firm FSG ( The FSG report profiles companies nationwide that are using innovative programs to help entry-level employees stay in their jobs and advance with their employers. HW-SC’s Jobs Institute helps eligible student participants connect with part-time jobs while maintaining good grades and school attendance, while employment partners such as Wegmans work closely with the student

Hillside Launches Care Management Services for Medicaid-Eligible Children

Hillside Launches Care Management Services for Medicaid-Eligible Children Hillside Family of Agencies has launched a new program designed to provide essential coordination of health services for children who need it most. Hillside Care Management for Children, part of the New York State Children’s Health Homes initiative, delivers personalized coordination of all services an eligible child might need—including behavioral health, medical, social services and more—to ensure that all those modalities work together seamlessly, for greater quality of care and improved individual results. In the program, a Hillside Care Manager serves as a liaison between the child/family and the network of

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Save the Date and Register Now

When: January 19, 2017 Time: 8:30am – 10:30am Where: Hillside Conference Center, 1 Mustard Street, Rochester, NY 14609 RSVP: Register by January 13. January is National Human Trafficking Month. Please join this thoughtful discussion on trafficking and its effects on youth and families. Registration is closed

Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection to Receive $3 Million in URI Funding

The State of New York has announced that Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection (HW-SC), an affiliate of Hillside Family of Agencies, will receive a $3 million incentive award from the $500 million Upstate Revitalization Initiative (URI) funding earned by the Rochester/Finger Lakes region earlier this year. The incentive award, matched by private donations, will provide a total of $6 million in increased support for HW-SC—enabling significant expansion in the Rochester area, where 2,100 students currently participate in the program. “Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection has always been a true public-private partnership, and this New York State incentive award—to be matched by private funds—is a