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.

At Elmcrest Children's Center, we are building on the promise of children and families by delivering residential and community-based services that improve lives.


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Catching Memories

On a hot Wednesday summer afternoon, four boys from Elmcrest’s Cottage 8 boarded Brewster Sears’ Windjammer, joined by their supervisors Pam and Daniel. They were headed for a fishing expedition on Skaneateles Lake. Settled in with lifejackets, they were welcomed by Captain Sears, and his son Colton, first mate and also a captain. Brew explained […]

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Elmcrest receives CARF Accreditation

Elmcrest has received a three-year accreditation from the International Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). This is official recognition that Elmcrest is guided by internationally recognized service standards and best practices. This achievement is the result of an 18-month in-depth on-site review that opened all Elmcrest’s services and business practices to outside scrutiny. Ultimately […]

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