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theVillage’s Dr. Craig Ginsburg Interviewed by WHYY on Trauma

In an interview with @WHYY reporter Nina Feldman for NewsWorks Tonight, theVillage psychiatrist, Dr. Craig Ginsberg explains the trauma that could potentially affect children whose parents are undocumented immigrants.  Dr. Ginsberg’s segment begins between 3 and 4 minutes depending on the length of the opening commercial. Click image or here to listen: bit.ly/NewsworksChildTrauma

theVillage Alum Huriyyah Debra Bey Speaks at Graduation

Two young ladies in theVillage’s residential program graduated from high school this May.  One plans to become an Emergency Medical Technician while the other would like to study Forensic Science.  TheVillage held a graduation celebration for these girls and invited Huriyyah Debra Bey, a former resident, to speak.  Here is the text for her address. […]

Holiday Wrap Up and Help Children All Year Long

Click on the image above to play our holiday wrap-up video and to learn how you can help support children and families throughout the year. The holidays have come and gone but the impact on the children and families we provide vital and life-changing services to will last throughout the year thanks to you and […]

Art Works 2018 – Empowering Children + Strengthening Communities

  This is a trailer for our new video to be debuted at Art Works on May 3, 2018 TheVillage’s Annual Fundraising Benefit – Art Works, was held on May 3, 2018 at Merion Golf Club and was another very successful event – our sincere thanks to all donors, sponsors and supporters for helping support […]

Wednesday’s Child – Christen

Christian is one of our foster children that was featured on Wednesdays Child with Vai Sikahema who is looking for a forever home.  To see Christen’s story click here.  The best thing that can happen for a child in foster care is either reunification or finding their forever home.  For more information on adoption, contact […]

Wednesday’s Child – Jeremiah’s Story

Jeremiah is one of our foster children that was featured on Wednesdays Child with Vai Sikahema who is looking for a forever home.  To see Jeremiah’s story click here.  The best thing that can happen for a child in foster care is either reunification or finding their forever home.  For more information on adoption, contact […]

August 11, 2017 – Retirement Message from Darlene Hewett

Seasons come and go and the years pass by, often much more quickly than we realize. As I write this parting message in advance of my retirement, it is hard for me to imagine that I have spent my entire career – over 40 years – here at theVillage. The organization, attuned to the importance […]

February 18, 2017- Faith in Action Saturday

Enjoy coffee and a Continental Breakfast. Learn about theVillage programs and help fill Easter Eggs and decorate Easter Bags for disadvantaged children in our Residential Treatment, Foster Care and Outside of School Time programs to help these kids have fun on Easter. TheVillage will supply the plastic eggs, gift bags, stickers, and markers. Please bring […]

TheVillage’s creative therapies featured on Fox 29

We were honored to have Joyce Evans of FOX 29 Philadelphia to help shine light on our use of creative arts therapies to help teenage girls coping with abuse and other trauma-induced issues! Just weeks into the program, a couple of teen girls show our Joyce Evans how they’re finally coming out from the deepest depths […]

June 17, 2016 – Grand Opening of Urban Roots Farm at theVillage

You are cordially invited to the Grand Opening of Urban Roots Farm at theVillage Friday, June 17, 2016 11:00—12:30 pm at theVillage The ceremony will be take place in the Picnic Grove. RSVP:  610.519.1657 or RSVP@village1877.org Urban Roots Farm at theVillage produces a wide array of all-natural herbs and vegetables grown at theVillage’s Rosemont Campus. […]

theVillage Presents its Dream of the Future – With Art

Mural of the story: Local CEO helps nonprofits clarify strategic visions – for benefactors With Jeff Westphal’s help, five nonprofits worked with artists to create murals depicting their 20-year goals By Joseph Santoliquito, PhillyVoice Contributor Jeff Westphal carried a vision that jostled inside his head for a time. The local philanthropist, chairman and CEO of […]

February 20, 2016- Faith In Action Council Meeting

Come Learn about theVillage programs, enjoy coffee and breakfast, and help fill Easter Eggs and decorate Easter Bags so children in our residential treatment, foster care and OST programs can have a fun Easter celebration. TheVillage will supply the plastic eggs, gift bags, stickers, and markers.  Please bring wrapped candy (no peanuts or tree nuts) […]

December 3, 2015- Robinson Society Christmas Party

The Board of Directors and Staff of theVillage cordially invites you to join us for our annual Christmas gathering as we applaud our Robinson Society members, encourage our youth, celebrate our blessings and rejoice in the spirit of Christmas. Thursday, December 3, 2015 2 until 4 pm In the Chapel at theVillage 452 South Roberts […]

October 22, 2016 – It Takes theVillage 5K

Saturday, October 22, 2016  8am – 12pm This family event will also feature a 1 mile run/walk, a kid’s 100 yard dash, and family activities. 5K registration begins at 8am, race begins at 9am Kid’s 100 yard dash begins at 10am. Family Activities from 10am – 1pm. Click here for race registration. If you prefer […]

September 2014- Free Workshops for Families

TheVillage is partnering with several leading providers of health services for children to provide a series of workshops at the Karabots Pediatric Care Center, 4865 Market Street, Philadelphia. How To Toilet Train Your Child Tuesday, September 23, 5:30-6:30 PM Sponsored by Elwyn Manage Problem Behaviors Through Play Tuesday, September 30, 5:30-6:30 PM Sponsored by theVillage […]

July 2014- TheVillage Receives Shelter Grant

(Rosemont, PA) TheVillage has received a $40,000 grant from the W. W. Smith Charitable Trust (West Conshohocken, PA) for food clothing, and shelter for adolescents in the Residential Programs. The Residential Treatment Program theVillage treats adolescent girls who require intensive therapies designed to treat complex trauma and significant mental health issues.  The state-licensed and TJC-accredited […]

Feb 2014 – PCV Receives Special Ed Grant

Presbyterian Children’s Village receives grant from Ethel Sergeant Clark Smith Memorial Fund for Special Education for PCV Residential Treatment Program February 18, 2014 (Rosemont, PA) The Presbyterian Children’s Village has received a $7,000 grant from the Ethel Sergeant Clark Smith Memorial Fund (West Chester, PA) to help support the special education needs of disadvantaged adolescents […]

Feb 2014 – PCV Receives Grant

Presbyterian Children’s Village receives grant from Hoxie Harrison Smith Foundation February 18, 2014 (Rosemont, PA) The Presbyterian Children’s Village has received a $10,000 grant from the Hoxie Harrison Smith Foundation (Downingtown, PA) to help support the special education needs of adolescents who participate in the Residential Treatment Program and attend the on-campus Village School. The […]