Susan St. Onge Joins Hillside Family of Agencies as Chief Advancement Officer

Susan St. Onge Joins Hillside Family of Agencies as Chief Advancement Officer Executive Role Will Focus on Philanthropy and Organizational Advancement  Hillside Family of Agencies is pleased to announce that Susan St. Onge has joined the health, education and human-services organization, as Chief Advancement Officer and President of Hillside Children’s Foundation. St. Onge will lead and provide a strategic vision for all fundraising activities and programs across Hillside Family of Agencies, including the reinforcement of philanthropic efforts, promotion of Hillside and its affiliates to new audiences, and generating new interest in and support for Hillside’s ongoing work toward fulfilling its

Maple Weekends at Snell Farm Children’s Center

We are celebrating 2  Maple Weekends at Snell Farm Children’s Center Everyone is invited March18 and 19 and March 25 and 26 to stop by anytime between 10am and 4pm and visit our sugar shack at 7320 Snell Hill Road, Bath, NY

  • Watch maple syrup being made and learn about the process.
  • Sample freshly made syrup on our free pancakes and wash it down with a cup of cocoa.
  • Free recipe books coloring books, and maple cotton candy.
  • Get your picture taken with your favorite alpaca, rabbit, cow or chicken when

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

Lesinski Recognized for Achievement in Behavior Analysis

Dan Lesinski, Hillside’s Executive Director of Developmental Disabilities and Greater Monroe Residential Treatment, has been recognized by the New York State Association for Behavior Analysis (NYSABA) for Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Behavior Analysis. Lesinski received the award at the 27th annual NYSABA conference, held Friday, October 28 n Albany. NYSABA is the state chapter of the Association for Behavior Analysis International and the state affiliate of the Association of Professional Behavior Analysts (APBA). Lesinski, who joined Hillside in 2002, has been a member of NYSABA since 2009 and a board member for the last five years. He is

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

Holiday Cards for Hillside

dupli-image-for-e-news5Did you know you can donate to Hillside while creating your holiday cards and gift shopping this year? Please visit (powered by Dupli in Syracuse, NY) to create your personal and business holiday photo cards, books and photo calendars. Use promo code 20FORHILLSIDE at check out. For every purchase, 20% of the sale goes directly to Hillside! Please contact 256-7511 or with any questions.

Hillside Adoptive Parent Receives National Award

Christine Harris, who has adopted children through Hillside Family of Agencies and provides respite foster care in Hillside’s Bridges to Health program, last week was presented with a national Angels in Adoption award – recognizing her longtime adoption advocacy efforts – in a Washington, DC, ceremony hosted by the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute. Past Angels of Adoption award recipients have included Muhammad Ali, former First Lady Laura Bush, Al Roker, Jane Seymour and other notable public figures and organizations. Christine, of West Seneca, NY, was nominated for the award by U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer. The entire Hillside

Smart Schools Investment Plan

SmartSchoolsLogoHillside Children’s Center recently received $142,067 for educational technology capital projects to improve learning and opportunity for students with disabilities from New York State as part of their Smart Schools Bond Act of 2014. We’re looking for your input on how those funds will be used within Hillside schools. Recommendations include:

  • Mobile Computer Labs
  • Camcorders for Teacher Recording and Evaluation
  • Projectors
  • Wireless Capability for Day Treatment Programs

Details of each project and the full draft of the Smart Schools Investment Plan can be found here. Please send any