News and Events

At HeartShare St. Vincent's Services, we believe in keeping you aware of news and events throughout the agency. Be sure to visit our Events Calendar for important upcoming dates that may be of interest to you.

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Home-Based Mental Health Needs To Be A Viable Option

“As an agency that operates Article 31 mental health clinics, I can tell you that in terms of impact, these clinics are one of our greatest sources of pride and one of our greatest challenges. What keeps us going is our clients, who need empowering therapeutic services to help them heal, reframe their stories and…

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American Dream Scholar Receives Scholarship from Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

Photo Caption: While Tierra is on campus in Pennsylvania, studying and working hard, her grandmother Cheryl (center) accepted the scholarship on her behalf. HeartShare St. Vincent’s Services American Dream Program Scholar and Lincoln University, Tierra, received a generous $1,900 scholarship from the Psi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. Since she is on campus,…

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HSVS Releases its American Dream Program Yearbook

HeartShare St. Vincent’s Services (HSVS) released its American Dream Program Yearbook for the 2016-2017 academic year. Through its American Dream Program (ADP), HSVS demonstrates its commitment to ensuring that older youth leaving foster care get the support they need to achieve their dreams. Nationally, between 3-4 percent of youth in foster care graduate from college….

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What’s YoDe? A Shout Out to the HSVS Youth Development Team

We sat down with the HSVS Youth Development Department. (left to right) Donny Duggan, Permanency Pact Coordinator, Brooke Rosenthal, Vice President of Youth Development & Community Programs, Jason Brunner, Youth Analyst, Lauren Pettiette, Senior Director of Education, and Jermaine Smith, Youth Development Supervisor. What is your experience prior to HSVS? Donny: I was fresh out…

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HSVS Sends Off 50 American Dream Scholars to College This Fall

HeartShare St. Vincent’s Services (HSVS) hosted its Annual Youth Development Week, a supportive and celebratory send-off for its record 50 enrolled American Dream Program (ADP) scholars. The HSVS American Dream Program helps young men and women who have experienced foster care achieve their college and career dreams. HSVS aims to send 100 scholars to college…

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HSVS Junior Board Gives Back to Children and Families

Earlier this year, HeartShare St. Vincent’s Services (HSVS) established its Junior Board. By serving as ambassadors, fundraisers and volunteers, the founding 20 Junior Board Members are committed to fully investing in HSVS and its mission. Grace Barnard, a Marketing Associate for American Stock Transfer & Trust Company (AST), is one of the up-and-coming young professionals…

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Permanency Pact Program: What It Means to Be a Supportive Adult

“It was a natural fit,” said Abe Rubert-Schewel, an attorney for Legal Aid Society, who became a supportive adult to Timothy through HeartShare St. Vincent’s Permanency Pact Program. Timothy attends Queensborough Community College, where he is majoring in criminal justice. With that degree, Timothy dreams of pursuing a career in law enforcement, specifically with the…

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