Seventeen volunteers from UHY LLP in Albany, gave their time to make a difference at Vanderheyden. Ten volunteers went to our group home on Spring Street in Troy to paint, and seven volunteers went to our group home on Collins Street in Troy to clean out the large attic. The generosity these volunteers expressed by giving of their time is very much appreciated. Thank you for volunteering! A special thank you to Patrick Hughes, Chairman of the Vanderheyden Board and a Managing Director at UHY, for spearheading this initiative.

At our group home on Collins Ave., A special thanks to Brandon, Gershom, Emily, Tom, Alyssa, Deanna & Daniel they helped to clean out the large attic.

At our group home on Spring Ave. A special thanks to Christopher, Stephen, Julie, Jaden, John, Jesse, Sarah, Jamie, Gregory, Paul for painting.




The V.E.I.N. - Vanderheyden Employee Information Network





At Vanderheyden, our caring and professional staff works hard to provide youth, individuals and families with the skills necessary to enhance self-esteem and self-confidence, to engage in experiences that lead to personal growth and to live healthy and productive lives.

Vanderheyden is a non- profit, 501(c)(3) organization for youth, individual and family services agency that has been “giving new life to children and families” in the Capital District for 180 years. Known as one of the premier human service agencies in our area, Vanderheyden provides services to:


  • Youth who have been abused, neglected or abandoned

  • Youth with emotional challenges

  • Youth with emotional and behavioral needs

  • Youth and individuals with developmental disabilities

  • Youth and individuals who have been diagnosed with both development and emotional challenges

  • Families caring for their special needs children


"You all are the first ones who have actually put effort into helping me and actually succeeding.  "


To download an intake form or for information regarding our intake process please contact Mary Beth Carman, Vice President of Operations at

        Vanderheyden, Inc.  614 Cooper Hill Road  P.O. Box 219  Wynantskill, NY  12198