Elmcrest Elves

This holiday season, you can make spirits bright by becoming an Elmcrest Elf - providing gifts for children who are overcoming major obstacles in life. Elmcrest offers residential and community outreach programs that serve children with emotional, behavioral and psychiatric disorders, as well as children with developmental disabilities and severe medical conditions. Most of our Read More »

Elmcrest on Display

One of the elaborately decorated trees in the Roberson Museum and Science Center in Binghamton is the handiwork of the children in Elmcrest’s Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS). Sherry Riley gathered them for a decorating party to make ornaments for the museum’s “Home for the Holidays” event.  This year’s theme represents cultures from around the Read More »


It's Giving Tuesday and in this season of “giving thanks,” we have a special request for your support. Sadly, this need has originated out of the national mental health crisis among children. Elmcrest is opening a Children’s Mental Health Respite Program on campus after the first of the year. Youth will come for therapy and Read More »

They Did It!

Elmcrest graduates from the on campus Syracuse City School. Three young men began their Elmcrest experience out of challenging personal environments. They struggled through new routines, character building exercises, and expectations of studying and setting goals. And they persevered! On a recent day in mid-June, all three of these boys graduated from the Elmcrest campus Read More »

Celebration not Delayed

Ellis Dudley performing on the African drum at the campus Juneteenth Celebration. Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day, was not lost on the children at Elmcrest. This federal holiday commemorates the day in 1865 when Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas to order freedom for the enslaved people of the state. This did not occur Read More »

Thanks All Around!

Thursday, June 9th, Elmcrest held its 31st Annual Kimber’s Golf Tournament. No sunny skies greeted that morning -- grey clouds, heavy rain, and the promise of a cloudy afternoon. They came anyway – 228  golfers -- undaunted by the weather in the faithful support they have shown for the children at Elmcrest over three decades. Read More »

Bids for Kids!

Today's Featured Item: M12th Hackzall Recip Saw Kit At only 11” and 2.6 lbs, the HACKZALL® M12™ Cordless LITHIUM-ION Recip Saw features a compact and light weight design for superior control and versatility in tight spaces. A powerful motor delivers 0-3,000 strokes per minute and a 1/2” stroke length allows for fast cutting through a Read More »