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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Bright Smiles from Bright Lights!

The holiday season is off to an early start on the Elmcrest campus with a dazzling light display. Cottage 7 shines with hundreds of lights outlining the roof and landscaping around the residence. And this is a gift that has delighted the children and everyone within sight. Jennifer Klestinez, the owner of SHINE! – is […]

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Thanks for the win on Giving Tuesday

We did it as a team. Together, in just one day, we surpassed our $6,000 Giving Tuesday goal. Thanks to you, our 60 residential children will learn court skills and life skills through a 10-week basketball program this winter. Whether you made a financial gift or you shared our Giving Tuesday messages, you were an […]

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