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We help children as they deal with the many challenges they may face growing up in today’s world. Some issues our social workers see every day include, but are not limited to:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Social issues
  • Families in transition
  • School/academic difficulties
  • Eating disorders
  • Alcohol and substance use/abuse
  • Bullying and harassment
  • Self-harm

Community youth struggling with any of these issues should not hesitate to reach out for help. Referrals to PYS can be made by school personnel, parents or self-referral. Students may be seen in the schools or at our offices conveniently located in the Spiegel Community Center on Lincoln Avenue in the Village. Simply call Executive Clinical Director, Loraine Young at 248-6203 to make an appointment with a social worker.

Jill Harter Lennox
Executive Director of Administration


A much anticipated part of the Pittsford community’s summer family activities and a vital fundraising event for our agency, the Derby is scheduled for 7:30pm on Friday, July 21, 2017 after the Town concert on the canal in the Village of Pittsford.

More than ever, we need your help to make this event as successful as possible! The valuable support of our community partners has allowed us to continue this very popular family-oriented event for 18 years! We hope that you will consider sponsoring at the Captain or Admiral Level.


ADMIRAL: $1500+

This amount provides bereavement therapy to a family in distress due to the loss of a loved one.
     You receive these premiums:

  • Corporate Team Tickets for 30 Racing Ducks
  • Premier location of logo on FRONT of event T-Shirt
  • Premier signage location at the event
  • Advertised as a Presenting Sponsor in all marketing materials

Sends two children to Camp Heartstrings in July at no cost to the families.
     You receive these premiums:

  • Corporate Team Tickets for 10 Racing Ducks
  • Main location of logo on the event T-Shirt
  • Main signage at the event
  • Advertised as a Main Sponsor in all marketing
CAPTAIN: $1000

This amount enables PYS to run peer groups of children addressing critical issues such as anxiety, emotional disabilities, divorce/separation, and mental illness.
     You receive these premiums:

  • Corporate Team Tickets for 20 Racing Ducks
  • Prime location of logo on event T-Shirt
  • Prime signage location at the event
  • Advertised as a Prime Sponsor in all marketing materials

Provides 6 counseling sessions for a child in need of social work services
     You receive these premiums:

  • Listing on event T-Shirt
  • Signage at the event
  • Advertised as a Sponsor in all marketing materials

For information on how to become a sponsor please click here.

A free three-day summer bereavement camp for children who have lost a loved one and are struggling with that loss. If you'd like to make an online donation, please click the Donate button below. You will then be directed to the PayPal secure website where you can enter your donation amount and complete your credit card transaction.



Pittsford Youth Services, Inc. (PYS) is dedicated to providing youth and their families with confidential, professional and affordable social work services in the schools and Pittsford community. PYS strives to enhance social and emotional well-being through counseling, advocacy, educational programs and informational services.


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