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Join WJCS' Back to School Clothes for Kids Campaign

Published: Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Last year WJCS and supporters sent 500 children in need back to school with backpacks of new clothing and a year’s worth of school supplies. This year, with your help we’d like to do it again.

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WJCS Kids' Kloset Marks a Milestone in Years, Donations

Published: Wednesday, July 15, 2015

WJCS Kids' Kloset is marking another milestone this week: it’s fourth anniversary.  In that short time, it has collected 7,500 bags of clothing with 50,000 T-shirts, 50,000 sweatshirts and almost 50,000 pairs of pants and donated them to thousands of children in under-served communities in Westchester.

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Mt. Vernon Firemen Teach at WJCS Hartley Park Program

Published: Wednesday, July 15, 2015

When a Mt. Vernon Fire Truck pulled up at WJCS' Hartley Park Summer Program in Mt. Vernon recently, it wasn't putting out a fire. It was a special visit from Lieutenant Kim Odindo and firefighters Roderick Hines, John Chirichella and Mike DiMateo to teach valuable lessons in fire safety to preschoolers. The children donned fire helmets, toured the truck and... Read More »

Youth Facing a Mental Health Challenge? You Can Help!

Published: Tuesday, July 14, 2015

If this youth was experiencing a mental health challenge or crisis would you know what to do? You can learn how to administer mental health first aid, and if you’re a social worker, even earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Get more details.

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WJCS Promotes Summer Reading Program

Published: Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Join WJCS' Parent-Child Home Program, Reading Is Fundamental & Macy's in the Be Book Smart campaign to keep kids reading during the summer. Until July 12, give $3 at Macy's and provide free books to WJCS' Parent-Child Home Program preschoolers who need to stay on track for school success. See the flyer for details and visit to learn how PCHP has been bridging the academic achievement gap for Westchester children in under-served communities.

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WJCS Senior Programs in Mt. Vernon Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Published: Tuesday, July 7, 2015

WJCS Senior Programs in Mt. Vernon celebrates its 10th anniversary of providing services to older adults in Westchester. Whether its Monday at the Movies, fall-prevention exercises, trips to museums in New York City or celebrating Jewish holidays, the program keeps seniors active, engaged and entertained. 

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WJCS' B. Brown, Center Lane Honored by Westchester Board of Legislators

Published: Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Westchester County Board of Legislators (BOL) recognized WJCS' Brentin Brown and Center Lane for their work on behalf of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning youth at the BOL LGBTQ Pride Celebration on June 15. Presenting proclamations to Brentin and Santo Barbagiovanni, Center Lane program director, were BOL Chair Michael Kaplowitz, White... Read More »

P. Cuddy Wins Joey Award from Child Care Council of Westchester

Published: Friday, June 12, 2015

Patrice Cuddy, director of the WJCS Parent-Child Home Program, was named a 2015 Joey Award Winner by the Child Care Council of Westchester in recognition of her outstanding dedication and contribution to the field of early childhood care and education in Westchester. Patrice and her team help bridge the academic achievement gap between pre-school children... Read More »
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