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 (Holy Childhood & Special Touch Bakery):  Donna Dedee, ext. 135

Chief Financial Officer:  Diane Syta, ext. 134

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

Director of Business Development (Holy Childhood): Joe Perdicho, 585-359-BAKE (2253)

Director of Development: Brian Wirth, ext. 140

Director of Facilities: Doug Tower, ext. 142

Director of Human Resources (Interim): Mary C. Turcotte, CCP ext. 122

Director of Programs & Services: Nathan Zelesnikar, ext. 124  (as of 8/26/19)

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

Director of School Program: Jennifer Singer ext. 127  

Manager of Employment Services: Teronce Holiday, 585-359-2253, ext. 303

Manager of Day Services:   585-359-3710, ext. 123

Development Office

Director of DevelopmentBrian Wirth, ext. 140
Coordinator of Special Events and Fundraising: Brittany Neumann, ext. 169
Public Relations Manager and Media InquiriesLaurie Otto, ext. 144
Development Assistant and General Inquiries: Rose Marie Pape, ext. 131


Health Office - for student/adult medical concerns: Heather Qutermous, RN ext. 130 or Andrea Garling, RN ext. 112

Confidential Health Center Fax:(585)359-2372


School Program:

Jennifer Singer, 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

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

Afterschool Respite and Respite Camp:
Megan Mihevc, ext. 173