We partner with people of all ages and all walks of life to help them achieve their full human potential. A division of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Rochester, our staff offer compassionate and comprehensive services to families and individuals who need us the most.
This is our promise to our friends, our neighbors, and our community: we will provide housing, employment, and coordination of care to help people of all ages and all walks of life live independently with dignity, while facing the challenges of addiction, aging, mental illness, HIV, poverty, developmental disabilities, and immigration.
School-based, free counseling currently available at five schools for youth whose family environment, behavior and/or psychosocial development place them at higher risk for alcohol and substance abuse. Parents and/or siblings of these students may also be included in the program, depending on their involvement in these at-risk behaviors.
Our program currently serves children and adolescents in the Rochester City School District, the Hilton School District and Bishop Kearney High School.
Behavioral Health outpatient clinics for children and adults living with disability or special needs.
Our Community Resource Services (CRS) addresses our client's emergency needs by offering comprehensive services to deal with both an immediate crisis and to offer services and resources to help client's gain and maintain self-sufficiency. Through a case assessment, our case managers are able to identify areas of need and assist clients in addressing these needs. Community Resource Services serves all of Monroe County.
Employment Services for those with chronic illnesses and behavioral health issues. Also called Employment Waiver Services, these services meet the specific requirements of New York State's Behavioral Health Home and Community-Based Services (BH HCBS) programs.
Providing folks living with intellectual and developmental disabilities the opportunity to develop skills necessary for success in integrated, competitive employment.
Helping seniors maintain independence
Providing community recovery resources, employment support, and education for individuals recovering from serious mental illness or addictions.
Adult Health Homes services offer linkage to many important resources for individuals and families such as access to food, cleaning supplies, assistance in application for benefits and entitlements, etc… Our care managers provide coordination and management services for individuals who are struggling with medical, mental, behavioral, and social needs. We support members to maintain connection with providers and receive the help they need.
Helping persons living with HIV/AIDS find a safe, secure place to live.
Individuals with developmental disabilities can live independently and inclusively in their communities in one of Family and Community Services’ residential locations located in Monroe, Wayne and Yates Counties. Specifically, four residences are located in Rochester, one is located in Greece, four are located in Penn Yan, two are in Lyons, and there is one each in Brighton and Webster.
Our group and private living environments are staffed with trained personnel, based on individual needs. Our direct support professionals provide assistance with all areas of daily living, including: personal hygiene, healthcare, medication administration, nutrition, transportation to medical and other appointments, service planning, recreation and leisure activities.
Residents develop close-knit relationships with their housemates, often referring to them as "family,” which helps create a stable and comfortable environment where people are happy to come home.
For many refugees coming to the U.S., the prospect of work and the ability to earn a living is an opportunity that has long been denied them. Our refugee clients are eager to take advantage of this new chance to provide for their family's support through their own labor.
Refugees have an excellent reputation among local employers as reliable, capable and ambitious workers. Our Refugee Employment Program provides services that foster independence and self-sufficiency by facilitating refugees' entry into the workforce.
Medical Transportation services for individuals with HIV/AIDS for travel to medical appointments, support groups, pharmacy visits, Department of Health and Human Services and other related medical care.
available to individuals living with HIV/AIDS in Monroe, Chemung, Livingston, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne and Yates counties.
Earning income from employment is an important goal for so many of the individuals that come to us seeking to provide for their families and improve their quality of life. Our team provides career development, financial assistance, and job placement for adults and youth with limited employment options, those without a high school diploma, and those facing mental health and substance abuse challenges.