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.

1869
SVS founded as home for young working boys
1906
New SVS building dedicated in Brooklyn
1965
First group home opened in Queens
1997
SVS launches American Dreams Program
2009
Report finds ADP program effective in preparing foster care youth for success.
2014
70 young people have graduated from ADP program.

Success Stories

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Maria C.

Researcher at Memorial Sloan-Kettering

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Anthony P.

Accountant at AIG

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.

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