Contact Us


Mt. Hope Family Center
187 Edinburgh Street
Rochester, New York 14608





Key Contacts

Referral Information for Building Healthy Children (BHC)

Jessica Luciano-Bath,

Referral Information for STRONGER

Dr. Alisa Hathaway,

Referral Information for FASD

Dr. Christie Petrenko,

Referral Information for Clinical Service

Diana Julian,

After School & Summer Camp Programs

Meredith Russell,

Research Internship and Volunteer Opportunities

Stephanie Capobianco,


See employment page for specific available positions

Contact Personnel

Cayea, Christine, MSFS

Building Manager

Kafka, Kari

Chief Financial and Administrative Officer

Handley, Elizabeth, Ph.D.

Research Director and Research Associate

Manly, Jody Todd, Ph.D.

Clinical Director and Research Associate

Noll, Jennie, Ph.D.

Co- Director & Professor, Psychology

Petrenko, Christie, Ph.D.

Research Associate

Stevenson, Lori


Sturm, Robin, Ed.D

Project Director, Building Healthy Children

Toth, Sheree L., Ph.D.

Co- Director & Professor, Psychology

Welch, Kendra, LCSW

DHS Child and Family Service Coordinator