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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 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

Dr. Indira Paharia Named Chief Practice and Performance Officer

indira-paharia-croppedHillside Family of Agencies is pleased to announce that Indira Paharia, PsyD, MBA, MS, has joined the health, education and human-services organization as Chief Practice and Performance Officer, a new position. Dr. Paharia’s skills and experience are closely aligned with Hillside’s commitment to developing and delivering high-quality, research-driven and innovative programs. Her responsibilities will focus on the models, practices, supporting tools, and processes that drive positive outcomes for youth and families served by Hillside. She also will lead Hillside’s Practice and Performance Excellence Group, which includes the organization’s Research, Business Intelligence, Clinical

Hillside Names Three New Executive Directors for Regional Community-Based Services

Newly created Southern Tier region will enable highly customized service delivery to youth and families

Rochester, NY — Hillside Children’s Center, an affiliate of Hillside Family of Agencies, has re-drawn its regional map to allow for greater region-specific customization of services for youth and families, and named three individuals to lead community-based services in the organization’s Western, Monroe and newly created Southern Tier regions. In Hillside’s Western Region, including six counties around Buffalo and Western New York, Cindy Odom has been named Executive Director of Community-Based Services. Since 2000 Odom has served in executive leadership roles with the

Hillside Announces Changes in Key Leadership Roles

Rochester, NY – Hillside Family of Agencies today announced a number of executive leadership shifts that will occur over the remainder of 2016. Clyde Comstock, Chief Operating Officer, has announced his retirement effective January 1, 2017. “In 32 years with Hillside, Clyde has distinguished himself as an extraordinary leader, a passionate supporter of Hillside’s mission and strategic intent, and a true advocate for our evolving work with youth and families,” said Dennis Richardson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hillside Family of Agencies. “His regular contributions to Hillside will be missed by all of us.” Succeeding Comstock as Chief Operating

Meet Emily

Meet Emily

Emily (Out of Home Care)-v2Emily’s path to healing led her through an unexpected place, the kitchen. That was where she discovered her passion, learned how to cope with intense emotions and gained skills that prepared her for the future. At only 8 years old, Emily lost her father to a long battle with cancer – a traumatic loss that affected her ability to cope. After years of unmanaged emotions, Emily began running away, inflicting self-harm and even attempting suicide. Those heartbreaking incidents led her to enter Hillside’s residential treatment program