HeartShare St. Vincent’s Services (HSVS) is one of the oldest childcare agencies in New York City. Our mission is to nurture and support, with dignity and respect, children, adults and families in Brooklyn and Queens every day.

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Program News

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. (read more…)

HSVS SENDS OFF 50 AMERICAN DREAM PROGRAM SCHOLARS TO COLLEGE

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. (read more…)

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR NAMED “40 UNDER 40” RISING STAR

Dawn Saffayeh, Executive Director of HeartShare St. Vincent’s Services (HSVS), was recognized as a New York Nonprofit Media (NYNM) Rising Star at a celebratory breakfast in July. The annual “40 Under 40” celebration honors 40 talented individuals under the age of 40 who work in New York City government, politics and advocacy. (read more…)

AMERICAN DREAM SCHOLAR GRADUATES FROM NYU, BECOMES ENGINEER

American Dream Program (ADP) scholar, Mamadou, graduated from NYU Tandon School of Engineering this month. Mamadou not only is the first in his family to attend college, but he already has an offer to work as an Assistant Engineer at Turner Construction, where he’s interned for the past two summers. (read more…)

HSVS CELEBRATES FOSTER PARENTS AT SPRING DINNER

HeartShare St. Vincent’s Foster Care Appreciation Dinner in May 2016 celebrated the collaborative achievements of agency foster parents, staff and leadership in uplifting New York’s vulnerable children. (read more…)

AMERICAN DREAM PROGRAM ON AIR

Dylan, age 19, is a freshman student studying criminal justice at LaGuardia Community College in Queens, NY. Although she’s a high-achieving student and currently  is working part-time for HeartShare’s Energy Assistance and Community Development Program, Dylan experienced an abrupt change to her family life. She was moved from home to home over the course of six years… (read more…)

HEARTSHARE ST. VINCENT’S SERVICES KIDS & TEENS BUILD KABOOM! PLAYGROUND

HeartShare St. Vincent’s Services’ youth programs gathered together on Wednesday, June 3 for the unveiling of the KaBOOM! Imagination Playground…

Read more in the New York Times  |  Read more in Brooklyn Daily

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR AMERICAN DREAM PROGRAM 

The American Dream Program (ADP) helps foster care youth overcome their personal challenges and break through to success. The ADP supports the financial, emotional and employment needs….

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