Local Area Resources (Click on the group below to find specific area resources)
|TO MAIN SPECIAL NEEDS||Activities & Programs||Advocacy Services|
|Child Care||Education/Learning Programs||Health, Medical & Evaluations|
|Professional & Business Services||Programs & Services||Support Groups|
Special Needs Programs & Services
The Advocacy Center
590 South Avenue, Rochester, 14620
546-1700 or 1-800-650-4967
http://www.advocacycenter.com/ - http://www.specialedparentcenter.org/
The Advocacy Center empowers individuals with disabilities and their families to advocate for themselves and realize their personal goals. We provide individual support and workshops for individuals, families and groups on many disability-related topics. We also offer interactive professional development workshops for organizations and schools. Many resources available online.
Clinical Associates of the Finger Lakes
590 Fishers Station Dr., Suite 130, Victor, 14654 ~ 924-7207
2765 Buffalo Road Suite 1B, Rochester, 16424 ~ 924-7207
Our exceptional staff of highly qualified speech-language pathologists, special educators, physical therapists, occupational therapists, social workers, and school psychologists provides evaluation and therapeutic/educational services to children to meet the needs of each child and family we serve.
CDS Monarch, Inc.
860 Hard Road, Webster, 14580
341-4600 ~ http://www.cdsmonarch.org/
CDS Monarch is a world-class human services organization which supports more than 1,700 children and adults with disabilities in the pursuit of their personal dreams. CDS Monarch provides Residential, Employment, Transitions and Day Habilitation Services. CDS Monarch offers Family Support Services that include: Service Coordination, CSS Brokers, Support Groups and Recreation Services, specializing in Autism.
CP Rochester Outpatient Clinical Services
3399 Winton Rd. South, Rochester, 14623
334-6000 ~ www.cprochester.org
CP Rochester’s Outpatient Clinic offers compassionate care to people of all ages including individuals with developmental disabilities. Support and treatment comes from a team of licensed physical and occupational therapists, social workers, speech/language pathologists, dentists, psychiatrists, psychologists, and massage therapists. CP Rochester also offers preschool, early intervention, and residential services.
Easter Seals New York
103 White Spruce Blvd., Rochester, NY 14623
(585) 292-5831 ~ www.eastersealsny.org
Easter Seals New York provides exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities. Our ServiceFirst Pledge - Our Customers' needs come FIRST in all that we do, every day. WHATEVER IT TAKES!
Grace Community Services
1786 Penfield Rd, Penfield 14526
672-2749 ~ www.gracecommunityservices.com
Since 1987, our family-focused agency has been providing individualized and compassionate services to both our residents and community members. Through faith and caring, we touch lives and help maximize potential. GCS operates Individualized Residential Alternatives, At-Home Residential Habilitation, and Medicaid Service Coordination. Call or visit us online today.
731 Pre-Emption Rd., Geneva 14456 ~ 315-789-6828
5415 County Road 30, Canandaigua, 14424 ~ 394-9510
Happiness House is the leader in services provision for children with disabilities and adults with brain injuries in the Finger Lakes region. Happiness House operates three center-based programs that provide a variety of educational, therapeutic, recreational and family support service options. These programs serve more than 1,000 children and adults.
Heritage Christian Services
349 W. Commercial St., Suite 2795, E. Rochester, 14445
340-2000 ~ email@example.com - www.heritagechristianservices.org
Find us on Facebook (Heritage Christian Services) and Twitter (@HCSnews)
HCS supports 1,600+ children and adults with developmental disabilities through residential home, service coordination, respite and day programs. Inducted into the NYS Office of People With Developmental Disabilities COMPASS program, it is identified as one of the state's top service providers. Programs: Pieters Family Life Center, Expressive Beginnings Child Care, Employment Alliance, Springdale Farm, Heritage Christian Stables and Heritage Hollow.
Mental Health Association Family Support Services, A Family Run Service of the MHA
320 North Goodman St. Rochester, 14607
325-3145, ext. 131 ~ www.mharochester.org
Family Support Services provides support for families raising children with mental health diagnoses and behavioral challenges. Programs consist of Parent and Teen Support Groups, Individual Family Support, Family Development, Information, Referral to Services and Educational Advocacy.
3071 County Complex Drive, Canandaigua, NY 14424
585-394-7500 ~ www.ontarioarc.org
Ontario ARC is a non-profit organization that provides personalized services, supports and programs for people with developmental disabilities. The agency’s many supports include: The Autism Center, counseling, guardianship, job coaching & placement, play therapy, recreation & respite, residential, service coordination, as well as school to adult transition.
Pieters Family Life Center
A premier program of Heritage Christian Services
1025 Commons Way, Rochester, 14623
487-3500 ~ firstname.lastname@example.org - www.pietersfamilylifecenter.org
Find us on Facebook (Pieters Family Life Center) and Twitter (@RocPieters)
A health and wellness facility for people of all ages and abilities, PFLC recognizes each person as a unique individual with needs and opportunities for growth in multiple dimensions. Offering affordable fitness memberships, various traditional and creative therapies, a state-of-the-art HydroWorx 2000 fitness and therapy pool, fitness classes, programs for youths with/without disabilities and more.
Upstate New York Families for Effective Autism Treatment
248-9011 ~ email@example.com - www.UNYFEAT.org
UNYFEAT is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and their families, by expanding and enhancing opportunities to improve quality of life. Visit our website for more information about our social, recreation and life skill education programs, support services and membership options.