The Children’s Home of Wyoming Conference Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating The Children’s Home of Wyoming Conference (“Children’s Home”) regarding its recent data breach. The Children’s Home data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to over 1,100 individuals.


Children’s Home is a community service organization based in New York. Founded in 1912 as a home for women and children, Children’s Home has evolved into a comprehensive family services organization that provides residential, educational, preventative, and therapeutic care. To that end, Children’s Home offers six areas of assistance: behavioral and emotional health, therapeutic intervention and clinical treatment, leadership and development, physical health and wellness, community outreach and civic engagement, academic success and career readiness. Headquartered in Binghamton, New York, Children’s Home employs more than 400 individuals at 8 locations.


On June 13, 2023, Children’s Home discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Children’s Home determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information through two employee email accounts. On November 10, 2023, Children’s Home began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Date of birth
  • Address
  • Medical information (e.g., medical record number, patient account number, diagnosis and treatment information, clinical and prescription information, provider information)
  • Health insurance information

If you received a breach notification letter from The Children's Home of Wyoming Conference:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or

If you were impacted by the Children’s Home data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by The Children’s Home of Wyoming Conference;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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