HeartShare and its Family of Services always believe in the power of human potential.

We believe that all people have the ability to learn, to attain greater independence and to shape their own futures. HeartShare Human Services of New York nurtures and empowers children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, such as autism, Down Syndrome and cerebral palsy and supports their families.

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Impact Stories

A Lifetime of Learning

Every day, HeartShare invests in and unleashes human potential with encouraging results. See what happens when HeartShare guides the people it supports towards greater independence.

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Our Programs

Since its founding in 1914, HeartShare and its Family of Services has expanded to over 100 program sites in Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island and extends to 60 of the 62 New York counties through energy grants. HeartShare’s responsiveness to the needs of the New York community guides its innovation. When the community needed special education classrooms, HeartShare opened a school for children with autism. When young adults aging out of foster care needed a safety net, HeartShare St. Vincent’s Services created the American Dream Program to help youth achieve their college and career dreams.

Our Current Impact

2160 + employees
31500 children, adults and families served
90 + programs
6 years of accreditation achieved

Heartshare Locations

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Recent News

HeartShare Receives Donation to Help New Yorkers in Poverty

HeartShare Vice President for Energy Assistance and Community Development Joseph Guarinello (right) and President and CEO Mark Lynch of NYSEG and RG&E (left) accept a generous $10,000 donation from Stan Ossowski of Dominion Transmission (center) on behalf of Project SHARE Heating Fund on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 in Syracuse. (New York)–HeartShare Human Services accepted a generous…

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HeartShare St. Vincent’s Hosts Chemical Dependency Roundtable To Foster Cross-Sector Collaboration in Addiction Services

At the HeartShare St. Vincent’s Services (HSVS) Chemical Dependency Roundtable on Friday, February 17, 2017, Tom Ridges, Special Counsel to Staten Island District Attorney Michael McMahon, stressed the need for preventive solutions, not treating addiction after an arrest has been made. Councilmembers Joseph Borelli, Steven Matteo, and Debi Rose, as well as Staten Island Borough…

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