NEW PROGRAM – Raise The Age

NEW PROGRAM – Raise The Age

Raise the Age Program Description The House of the Good Shepherd is one of the 13 voluntary agencies selected by the NYS Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) to provide residential care to juvenile delinquents 16 years of age or older under the Raise the Age Legislation. This program will be housed in our… Continue Reading →

Drum Program Turns Six!

Drum Program Turns Six!

Kelly Yacco, our drum instructor, has been teaching drums for over 30 years. He has taught hundreds of students at his studio in New Hartford ranging in the age from 5 to 75 years old. Kelly has been playing drums since the age of 11. Professionally, Kelly has studied in NYC with drum greats Dom… Continue Reading →

Utica National Supports Kinship Foster Care

Utica National Supports Kinship Foster Care

Utica National has partnered with The House of the Good Shepherd donating $15,000 to provide funding to support kinship families in our Foster Care program. Relatives of children placed in foster care help the child stay in familiar surroundings with people they know, and is encouraged by The House. In addition to this generous donation,… Continue Reading →