Our values are simple, but they are the core of our mission, our programs, our organization, and all of those we serve. Honesty. Willingness to learn. Dedication to purpose. Social concern. Self-examination.

As Protectors of the Promise of Childhood, Elmcrest Children's Center continues to dedicate its resources, and put in to practice our values, by creating and delivering residential and community-based services that make a difference in the lives of children and families.


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A Time to Give Thanks…

Christmas at Elmcrest brought an incredible outpouring of gifts and donations for our families. Board members and friends sponsored 51 families, buying food and gifts to help them enjoy the holidays. Special thanks to 93Q for their Christmas Spectacular at Destiny USA. And also to Costco, Haba Toys, and Wegman’s at Taft Road for their […]

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Elmcrest Holiday Wish List

Give the gift of happiness this Holiday Season through the Elmcrest wish list. Each holiday season, Elmcrest gathers gifts for the children and families in our care. Through wish lists, prepared by and provided to youth in care at Elmcrest, they too will look forward to the holiday season, and with your help, these boys […]

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Meatball Madness

Date: Sunday, March 26, 2017 Each year, 12-14 chefs from some of the finest Italian restaurants in Central New York, gather to have their meatball recipes held up to the scrutiny of the public and the panel of judges. A community favorite, the event is held at the International Pavilion at the NY State Fairgrounds, […]

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Elmcrest Children's Center
960 Salt Springs Road
Syracuse, NY 13224

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