For Children & Families
Providing support and community-based programs for children and families, and youth who have experienced trauma or have disabilities that prevent them from being successful at home, at school, or in their community.
Providing quality early education programs for children aged birth-to-5 to help improve language and motor skills, and develop their love of learning.
Protect the Promise by making a difference in the lives of children and families.
Support our mission of Protecting the Promise of children and families.
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.
This winter, Elmcrest gave a glimpse in to the lives of the children and families that we work with throughout the year. As we approach 2019 and look forward to our 175th anniversary in 2020, we are taking the time to reflect on our past with gratitude and embrace our future with enthusiasm. We know […]
The Child @ Heart Awards dinner honors those individuals who are dedicated to supporting the Elmcrest mission of service to children and families of Central New York. Each year, Elmcrest chooses individuals and companies in the community that have made a significant contribution to children. To learn more about sponsorship, please contact Cathy Roosa at […]
The Child @ Heart Awards is Elmcrest's fall fundraising gala. Held annually, this event honors individuals who have made a significant difference in the lives of children and families. This year's celebration will be held on Thursday, October 18th in the Grand Ballroom at the Syracuse Marriott Downtown. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. […]