HeartShare St. Vincent’s Services (HSVS) is one of the oldest childcare agencies in New York City. Founded in 1869, our mission is to serve needy children and their families.

SVS founded as home for young working boys
First group home opened in Queens
SVS launches American Dream Program
Report finds ADP effective in preparing foster care youth for success.
ADP shifts from a residential to a community-based program.
St. Vincent's Services becomes HeartShare St. Vincent's Services following an affiliation agreement.

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2012 Youth of the Year

Program News

St. Vincent’s Services Is Now HeartShare St. Vincent’s Services

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The Boards of HeartShare Human Services of New York and St. Vincent’s Services, both located in Brooklyn, NY, have approved an affiliation of their respective agencies. St. Vincent’s Services will be known as HeartShare St. Vincent’s Services

With similar histories and strongly aligned programmatic goals, the two organizations will leverage shared expertise and resources to serve at-risk New Yorkers more effectively and more efficiently. We believe that this strategic affiliation will enhance the lives of the children, adults and families in our care.

Join us on November 19th for the HeartShare St. Vincent’s Services Annual Dinner

The annual HeartShare St. Vincent’s Services (HSVS) dinner benefits our programs that serve children, youth and families, including the American Dream Program. HSVS is committed to its tradition of supporting children and youth from troubled families to enable them to reach their academic and career potential. Your support to the Annual Dinner is vital to our ability to provide these programs.

Click on the link below to find out more about how to become a sponsor and buy tickets.

How You Can Help HSVS Children Now

Your gifts give us the means to help our kids overcome their tragic pasts and give them a chance at a successful future.

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