St. Anne Institute | 160 North Main Avenue | Albany, NY 12206


  St. Anne Institute has opened its Bishop Howard J. Hubbard Hall Basic Center Program through grant funding provided by the Department of Health and Human Services and the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance for the Solutions to End Homelessness. The program will provide temporary shelter and counseling services to run […]

St. Anne Institute’s 2018 Wine, Dine & Stein

Passage through Panama celebrates its Community Partners, SEFCU and B. Lodge & Co., and former Institute Board member Alma H. Mitchell (in memoriam). The evening was filled with great food, great company and great music. Liza and Bob Tougher were the co-chairs.    

Middle school students

                          Middle school students in teacher Jamie Crawford’s Character Education/Team Building class recently completed projects on living with disabilities. According to Ms. Crawford, “Each student chose a disability and created an Educational poster of famous people who were successful in life yet also […]

March for our Lives (Albany)

Staff from St. Anne Institute’s Therapeutic Innovative Program brought a group of four residents to the March for Our Lives event in Albany. All four residents registered to vote during the event. The girls also met Congressman Paul Tonko, the representative for New York’s 20th congressional district.  

Work Experience Program

Spring has sprung inside our greenhouse! Students from our Work Experience program, with the help of Master Gardeners from Cornell Cooperative Extension, are hard at work planting seeds and tending them as they grow. These flowers, vegetables and herbs will be available later this spring at St. Anne Institute’s Annual Spring Plant Sale. Stay tuned […]

Thank you to Stewart’s!

Thank you to Stewart’s Holiday Match for the generous donation of $3500.00 that will be used for St. Anne’s ERC Program, the TIP Program and for a special activity field day in June for our students. We appreciate Stewart’s generosity and support through the years.

New York State Dental Foundation grant of $6,858.97

  The New York State Dental Foundation has generously donated a grant of $6,858.97 to St. Anne  Institute. These funds will be used to purchase Digital Radiography Equipment that will provide the St. Anne residents with the best possible dental services by updating equipment and making the dental experience less intrusive and less intimidating. Pictured […]


The SAI Blue Heart Society hosted a March Madness Viewing Party today for all employees. The Dietary Department made this cake for staff to enjoy during the festivities. It looks delicious!  

Child Care Training

St. Anne Institute’s treatment approach is provided through a trauma-sensitive core team concept. Earlier today, some of our Residential Counselors participated in a team-building activity called “Minefield.” Here we see Simone being successfully guided through the field by her co-workers. Looks like fun!                  

St. Anne Institute School Principal Ralph Rothacker

  St. Anne Institute school principal Ralph Rothacker recently presented at the First National Conference for Creating Trauma Sensitive Schools in Washington DC. The conference was hosted by the Attachment and Trauma Network and explored the importance of trauma-informed care in schools and other child-serving environments. We are happy that Mr. Rothacker was able to […]