Berkshire Bank Supports Elmcrest Programming

Elmcrest has been awarded a grant in the amount of $5,500 from Berkshire Bank. This grant will support two important initiatives: The BB  R.I.G.H.T (Respect, Integrity, Guts, Having Fun & Teamwork) Girls Leadership Program and Meatball Madness. The BB R.I.G.H.T Girls Leadership Program is a five-week leadership course aimed at young ladies in Elmcrest’s residential […]

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Fostering Leadership

Elmcrest relies on the generosity of our community businesses for the success of our programs and services. Each year, several companies join our Fostering Leadership Program by contributing $10,000 annually to partner with Elmcrest in caring for the more than 2500 children and families we serve each year. We recognize these companies at all of […]

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Elmcrest is tackling the issue of youth unemployment (Your letters)

As seen on www.syracuse.com To the Editor: According to the federal government's most recent report, youth unemployment remains high — 11.5 percent of young people aged 16-24 could not find work. And the problem can grow even more severe when youth face additional obstacles. For example, young people with disabilities are often put at a […]

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Elmcrest Receives Staples Foundation Grant

Staples Foundation, the private charitable arm of Staples, has awarded Elmcrest a $500 grant to be used for job readiness with our youth. Each year, Staples associates around the globe direct more than $2 million in donations through their program 2 Million & Change. This program is focused on non-profit organizations that promote education and […]

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Elmcrest Expands it's Family Support Services Program Upon Request of Cortland County

The Family Support Center (FSC) in Syracuse is a transitional residence for children entering and moving through the foster care system in Onondaga County. It is a collaborative effort between Onondaga County Department of Social Services and Elmcrest. Children are expected to stay at FSC for 14 days. FSC serves up to 14 males and […]

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