Contact Us


Contact Us


Holy Childhood

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. 

100 Groton Parkway - Rochester, NY 14623

Phone: (585) 359-3710 - Fax: (585) 359-3722

Confidential Health Center Fax: (585) 359-2372



President and Chief Executive Officer:  Donna Dedee, ext. 135

Chief Financial Officer:  Diane Syta, ext. 134

Director of Bakery Operations: Joe Perdicho, 585-359-BAKE (2253)

Director of Human Resources: Karen Fairhead, ext. 122

Director of Quality Assurance and Compliance: Beth Hopkins, ext. 137

Director of Development: Brian Wirth, ext. 140

Director of Programs & Services: Amy Popeck, ext. 124

Director of School Program: David Halpern, ext. 127 

Manager, Adult Day Training Program: Teronce Holiday, ext. 123

Manager, Holy Childhood Employment Services: Teronce Holiday, ext. 123


Development Office:
Director of DevelopmentBrian Wirth, ext. 140
Manager of Special Events and FundraisingSamantha Gonzalez ext. 169
Public Relations Manager and Media InquiriesLaurie Otto, ext. 144
Development Assistant and General InquiriesRose Marie Pape, ext. 131


Health Office - for student/adult medical concerns Sue Rosso, RN ext. 111 or Heather Qutermous, RN ext. 130 

Confidential Health Center Fax:(585)359-2372


School Program:

David Halpern, Director, ext. 127
Kathy Miller, Assistant Director, ext. 126


Special Touch Bakery:

For pie availability, please call the bakery during business hours: Phone: 585-359-BAKE (2253) 

For commercial orders and new accounts contact: Sharron Jarvis, Procurement Specialist, Tues. - Thurs. (voicemail checked daily). Potential new retail customers will receive a free pie with appointment.
Phone: 585-359-BAKE (2253), ext. 309

Partners With Industry: 
Larry D’Amico, Manager
Direct Line: (585) 334-7570, Fax: (585) 359-2291

Woodworking Shop:
Ernie Kleine, Vocational Instructor, ext. 150
Jeff Lane, Vocational Instructor, ext. 152
Mark Aldridge, Vocational Aide, ext. 149

Medicaid Service Coordination:
Supervisor, Linda D'Ambrosia, ext. 160
Mary Kelley, ext. 188
Valerie Lopez, ext. 158

Respite and Recreation:
Manager, Tim Baird, ext. 168