Malawi Early Literacy Team

The Children’s Home of Jefferson County is happy to support the Malawi Early Literacy Team (M.E.L.T.), An Ecumenical Mission Project of the Watertown First Presbyterian Church. M.E.L.T.’s vision is to develop strong, literate communities in the Northern Region of Malawi, a country in southeast Africa. Their mission is to create and supply the Northern Region…Continue Reading

Wayback Burgers Raises Funds for Boys & Girls Club SoZo Teen Center

Evans Mills: Wayback Burgers, 26455 Johnson Road, Evans Mills, recently held a fundraiser to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of the North Country SoZo Teen Center. Teen Center Site Coordinator, Kassaundra Davis, (left) and Teen Center participant, Joshua Finley, (center) accept the check from Wayback Burgers General Manager, Shane Barr (right).  Teen volunteers from…Continue Reading

CHJC Receives Backpack Donation From The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

  Watertown: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, located in Carthage, New York, recently donated backpacks to the Children’s Home of Jefferson County (CHJC). Children’s Home Administration Specialist, Courteney Stepanek (center), and Administrative Assistant, Crystal Hammer (left), accept the backpacks from Church member, Fawn Sternberg (right). Each backpack was filled with age-appropriate supplies…Continue Reading

Lowville Youth Names CHJC as Community Spirit Grant Recipient

Megan Badour, CHJC Homefinding/Intake/Visitation Coordinator, (right), accepts the Community Spirit Grant award check from Jenna Freeman (left). Watertown: The Children’s Home of Jefferson County (CHJC) recently received a grant from the Community Spirit Youth Giving Challenge, supported by the Northern New York Community Foundation and Stage Notes, Inc. The grants were awarded based on essays…Continue Reading

Foster Parenting Informational Sessions To Be Held in Jefferson and St. Lawrence Counties

Watertown: The Fostering Futures Therapeutic Foster Care Program, an affiliate of the Children’s Home of Jefferson County (CHJC), will host upcoming Foster Parenting Informational Sessions in both Jefferson and St. Lawrence counties. Anyone interested in learning more about Foster Parenting, Adoption, and the CHJC Foster Care Program is encouraged to attend either session.  The St.…Continue Reading

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1704 State Street
Watertown NY 13601
Phone: 315-788-7430
Fax: 315-785-5637