391 Western Avenue, Albany, New York :: (518) 242-4731

General

Learn more about Nadine Burke Harris & James Redford

Posted in General

On Monday, May 7, 2017, Nadine Burke Harris and James Redford will be featured presenters at the 2018 Capital Region ACEs Symposium on Adverse Childhood Experiences, Trauma and Response. On the heels of the January 2018 release of her new book entitled ‘The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity,’ Dr. Burke Harris will keynote addressing ACEs and their links to long-term health consequences for children and adults. James Redford directed and produced…

Continue Reading »

Trustees name Wallace to succeed Wolff as Exec. Dtr.

Posted in General

February 2018 Announcement of Executive Director at LaSalle School, Albany Dear Colleagues, With great enthusiasm, the Board of Trustees of LaSalle School proudly announces the selection of David Wallace to be Executive Director of LaSalle School. Dave will be the successor to Bill Wolff, who announced his plans to retire last September. Bill came to LaSalle in 1985 and has served as Executive Director since 1994. Dave will assume his new responsibilities full time on…

Continue Reading »

Sr. Adele Ceccarelli, M.P.V. dies, 90

Posted in General

Sister Adele Pauline Ceccarelli, M.P.V. of the Venerini Sisters of Worcester, returned home to heaven peacefully on Wednesday, January 24, 2018. Sr. Adele was a devoted member of the staff at LaSalle School, Albany for many years. She is remembered affectionately by former youth who ask for her constantly recalling her kindness and compassion throughout their placements in LaSalle’s residential and treatment programs. Funeral services are being planned for: Monday, January 29th Visitation: 9:30 to…

Continue Reading »

LaSalle chorus performs at 2017 Permanency Summit

Posted in General

Albany, NY – As the result of a 2016 performance by LaSalle music students, the agency received an invitation in October to repeat this entertainment at the 2017 Permanency Summit sponsored by the Casey Family Programs and the Redlich Horwitz Foundation. The Summit is being held at the Albany Capital Center on December 5th and 6th. Summit organizers deemed last year’s performance as memorable and very much hoped LaSalle could join again. Similar to last…

Continue Reading »

LaSalle, Albany participates in Australian RTC symposium

Posted in General

ALBANY – In November 2017, David Wallace, associate director for program planning at LaSalle Albany joined a team of fellow board members from the Association of Children’s Residential Centers (ACRC) to present at a two-day symposium held in Sydney, Australia.   Patrick Gosselin, an ACRC board member and executive director of Australia’s Impact Youth Services (IYS) saw the need for a service that provided high quality support to Australian children and young people in the…

Continue Reading »

2017 Holiday Open House – this year Friday, December 8th!!

Posted in General

LaSalle School is a leader in programs and services for youth and families in crisis offering a variety of programs designed to meet their needs including specialized residential placement, day service education, and alternative to detention services. The Counseling Center at LaSalle is an OMH and OASAS licensed outpatient behavioral health clinic located at LaSalle School, and currently implementing ACE treatment practices with youth and families. LaSalle is accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA), and affiliated with the…

Continue Reading »

WAMC Radio features LaSalle, RWJF to discuss ACEs

Posted in General

In a brief October 23rd radio interview airing WAMC’s The Roundtable, LaSalle School Executive Director Bill Wolff joined Martha Johnson from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to cast a light on adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), their prevalence in today’s society and how LaSalle – just one of many human service agencies employing ACE techniques and strategies – is working to understand how a high number of ACE factors can negatively impact children suffering from trauma….

Continue Reading »

Veteran’s Miracle Center and LaSalle

Posted in General

ALBANY – Operated by Jezreel International, the Veteran’s Miracle Center is a free store operated by Jezreel International. On Saturday morning, October 21st, a couple dozen veterans and their families participated in the Third annual ‘Walk a Mile in their Boots’ to raise money for the purchase of store items including work clothes, hygiene products, motorized wheelchairs among other items. Participating veterans can go to the store located at 10 Interstate Avenue in Albany, NY…

Continue Reading »

Annual Appeal and LIFE Fund turn dreams into reality

Posted in General

After youth leave LaSalle, a fund managed by the LaSalle Foundation is available to provide them with assistance, upon application, if they should need it to pursue further education in college or vocational learning. Commonly known as the LIFE Fund, its acronym stands for the LaSalle Initiative for Education scholarship fund. On September 21st, Brandon stopped by LaSalle to tell us about some of the challenges, frustrations and rewards that his recent ‘study abroad’ trip…

Continue Reading »

Hurricane Harvey relief at LaSalle!

Posted in General

On September 7th, hard working LaSalle students Amir, Jaquan, James and Nick all helped pack dozens of boxes filled with supplies at Jezreel International, a non-profit humanitarian aid organization shipping desperately needed provision to the poor and needy around the world. The Albany location of Jezreel is 10 Interstate Avenue. All supplies collected at LaSalle will help Texas families affected by the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. LaSalle School is a leader in programs and services…

Continue Reading »