Your New Hope Team

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Our Team

The team at New Hope Family Services consists of a caring staff, a supportive board, and the most amazing group of volunteers.

We are dedicated to providing hope to women, men, children and pre-born babies in Onondaga County and surrounding areas. 

One of our team verses is:


He is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think.” (Ephesians 3:20)

Our Staff

Kaitlin Kopylczak

Administrative Assistant

McKinley Dennison

Office Assistant

Jill Putman

Finance and Development Director

Holly Lamsen

Adoption Social Worker

Cindy Rall

TLC Coordinator and Miscarriage & Infant Loss Counselor

Kathy Jerman

Executive Director

Kristin Losier

Director of Client Services

Dawn Aiello

Adoption Caseworker

Christina Bregou

Adoption Home Study Caseworker

Kea Corey

Adoption Home Study Caseworker

Amy Elkis

Nurse Manager

Chanelle Jones

Birthparent Caseworker

Paula Gooden

Birthparent Caseworker

Dr. Christopher LaRussa, MD

Medical Director

2021 Board of Directors

We are thankful for our Board of Directors and Officers who generously give their time and talents to the ministry of New Hope Family Services and our clients. 

Executive Council

Richard Walker – President

Renate BeVard – 1st Vice President

Stephen Nardozza, DDS – 2nd Vice President

Michele Masten, RN, MSN – Secretary

Ronald Kenyon – Treasurer

General Members

Rev. Douglas DeMent

Anthony D’Elia Esq.

Steven Naprawa, MD

If you would like to learn more about how we operate or our board, please contact us today. 


We offer free pregnancy tests, limited ultrasounds, and options consultations so you can make a fully informed decision.


 3519 James Street

Syracuse, NY 13206

Phone (315) 437-8300

Fax (315) 437-9107

Text HELPLINE to 313131

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New Hope Family Services is a pregnancy resource center, certified adoption agency, and a 501c3 non-profit in the state of New York.


New Hope Family Services does not perform or refer for abortions.