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Delta Sigma Theta Supports Hillside Youth

In 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 foster care. There were 9 participating churches: Greece Road Church of God…

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Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection Announces Formation of Greater Washington Region

July 2017 – Prince George’s County, MD — Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection (HW-SC), an affiliate of Hillside Family of Agencies, has announced the formation of the Greater Washington service region, comprised of HW-SC programs in Prince George’s County, MD, and Washington, DC. HW-SC unleashes the potential of youth by providing positive youth development, academic support and college and career exploration to support their success in school and beyond. The program began serving Prince George’s County nine years ago, and launched a program in Washington, DC, in 2016. Karene Brodie, Executive Director, Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection, will oversee the new region. “We are…

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Summer Meal Program Free Summer Meal Sites across New York and around the country

Learning and good nutrition do not end when school lets out. The USDA Summer Food Service Program helps provide nutritious meals to children so they are better fueled with healthy food to learn and grow.  Starting at the end of June 2017 and going to mid-August, youth ages 18 years and younger can receive FREE breakfast, lunch, or snack served at community recreation centers, summer school locations and other neighborhood sites around New York State, Maryland and throughout the country. Find the location and meal times that work best for you Website: Access the following website to find a site…

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Regions

Regions Monroe Monroe, Ontario, Seneca, Wayne and Yates counties Quick Facts 1,663 Employees 8 Hillside Children’s Center Outpatient Mental Health Facilities 2 Hillside Children’s Center Family Resource Center Sites 3 Hillside Children’s Center Day Treatment Sites 6 Hillside Children’s Center Individual Residential Alternative Group Homes (41 beds) 2 Hillside Children’s Center Non-Secure Detention Facilities (20 beds) 3 Hillside Children’s Center Residential Sites Crestwood Campus, Monroe County (26 beds) Monroe Campus, Monroe County (90 beds) Varick Campus, Seneca County (106 beds) 21 Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection Sites within Monroe County schools Number of Families Served, by Service Adoption: 80 Adult Health Homes+:…

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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…

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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…

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Hillside Value Measures

Hillside Value Measures Hillside uses value measures to improve the programs and services we provide to youth, families and the community. Value balances a program’s success rate with the actual cost of delivering those outcomes. This allows Hillside to determine if the program is improving on the measures that matter the most for those being served, and to evaluate how much positive social impact is created for every dollar invested in the program. As of 2017, 21 Hillside programs have active value measures that are being constantly tracked for progress and improvement: Education & Vocation Hillside Work-Scholarship Connection Day Treatment…

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Evidence-Based and Best Practice Solutions

Evidence-Based and Best Practice Solutions Each Hillside team member provides the highest quality services in partnership with our youth and families. Our focus on delivering evidence-based practices (EBPs) and best practice solutions across the continuum of care is at the core of every Hillside service. Every day we strive to provide the most effective services, interventions, and programs to support positive outcomes for youth and families that translate into long-term health and well being. Evidence-Based Practices offered at Hillside Family of Agencies: Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Parents as Teachers (PAT) Seven Challenges Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT) Best Practice Solutions…

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Regions & Affiliates

Regions & Affiliates Hillside’s distinct affiliate agencies provide support to youth and adults in need, wherever that support is needed: at home, in school, at work, in convenient community locations, or in Hillside residential campuses and facilities. Collectively, our Family of Agencies span the complete human services continuum, helping us recognize the patterns, trends, and connections that lead to important breakthroughs, and coordinate improvements at every stage of an individual’s life. Because communities are better off when families are kept together, our work benefits everyone, not just the individuals and families with whom we partner. Hillside Family of Agencies serves…

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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions Q. How long has Hillside been around? A. Hillside has been serving children and families in our local communities for over 180 years. What is known today as the Hillside Family of Agencies began in 1837 as the Rochester Female Association for the Relief of Orphans and Destitute Children. The association members—who included the wives of many influential Rochester businessmen and church leaders—were dedicated to caring for the city’s orphans. Learn More Q. Where does Hillside operate? A. Hillside operates in five regions that span New York state and parts of Maryland and Washington, DC. In NYS…

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