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Child Advocacy Center

Bivona Child Advocacy Center

275 Lake Avenue
Rochester, NY 14608

Phone: 585-935-7803

A Child Advocacy Center (CAC) builds upon the multidisciplinary team approach by providing a non-threatening, child-focused environment where investigations, evaluations, treatment, and prosecution of child sexual abuse cases can be conducted by team members and where appropriate supportive services to victims and their non-offending family members can be provided. Both the National Children's Alliance (NCA) and the New York State of Children and Family Services (OCFS) provide a framework of standards for developing and established Child Advocacy Centers.

Domestic Violence

Alternatives for Battered Women, Inc.

PO Box 39601
Rochester, NY 14604

Phone: 585-232-5200

Residential and/or non-residential services.

Lifespan of Greater Rochester, Inc.

1900 South Clinton Avenue
Rochester, NY 14618

Phone: 585-244-8400

Elder Abuse Prevention Program with dedicated social worker to serve as a liaison and resource for cases identified. Provide Case Management to individual LGBTQ Elders. Will connect elders to services including networks designed to serve LGBTQ individuals to reduce isolation and address specific risk factors for repeated victimization. Provide education to the community professional and community members to promote awareness, understanding and prevention of LGBTQ Elder Abuse.

Healthy Families New York

Rochester Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

148 South Fitzhugh Street
Rochester, NY 14608

Phone: 585-325-6101 x. 237
Serving: Monroe County

Healthy Families New York (HFNY) targets expectant parents and parents with an infant less than three months of age who have characteristics that place them at high risk for child abuse or neglect and live in vulnerable communities marked by high rates of poverty, infant mortality, and teen pregnancy. Healthy Families New York (HFNY)’s home visitors provide families with support, education, and linkages to community services.

Kinship

Kinship Navigator Program Catholic Family Center

87 N. Clinton Avenue
Rochester, NY 14604

Phone: 1-877-454-6463

Assists Kinship caregivers, and children in their care, in gaining access to information and community support services. Any caregiver residing in the State is able to utilize the toll-free phone line or website to identify Kinship care related services in their home locale. In addition, Kinship specialists are available to assess caregiver needs and develop a plan of action.

Prevention

Lifespan of Greater Rochester, Inc.

1900 South Clinton Avenue
Rochester, NY 14618

Phone: 585-244-8400
Serving: Monroe County

Elder Abuse Prevention Program with dedicated social worker to serve as a liaison and resource for cases identified.

Provide Case Management to individual LGBTQ Elders. Will connect elders to services including networks designed to serve LGBTQ individuals to reduce isolation and address specific risk factors for repeated victimization.

Provide education to the community professional and community members (including undisclosed LGBTQ individuals and their families or friends) to promote awareness, understanding and prevention of LGBTQ Elder Abuse.

Prevent Child Abuse NY - Parent Helpline

4 Global View
Troy, NY 12180

Phone: 1-800-CHILDREN
Serving: Statewide

Regional Child Abuse Prevention Initiatives utilizing the Protective Factors Framework training and convening cross-systems coalitions in four communities. Parent Information and Resource Center, including the Parent Helpline that assists parents/caregivers through calls, emails, and in-person requests, and website searches. Enough Abuse Campaign to reduce child sexual abuse. PCANY began as the Standard of Quality for Family Strengthening and Support (SOQ) trainer for the New York State Family Support Network (NYSFSN) during this past year. All of these activities include a parent leadership/engagement component.

Rochester Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

148 South Fitzhugh Street
Rochester, NY 14608

Phone: 585-325-6101
Serving: Monroe County

The Teen Age Parent Support Services (TAPSS) program serves parents under the age of 21 and their children, targeting the recruitment of families in Rochester, an area of high teen pregnancy rates. Parenting education and support is provided by incorporating Infant Mental Health practices and the evidence-based Parents as Teachers (PAT) curriculum, in addition to positive parent-child activities. Weekly home visiting will be inclusive of PAT visits for an average of 12 months. Counseling takes place in a variety of settings and address interpersonal relationship support and interpersonal violence, sexuality education, and trauma history. Case management is provided to collaboratively assess, plan, facilitate, and advocate for options and services. Participants are connected to health care, including pediatric care, family planning, and developmental screening with referrals/connections to Early Intervention when needs are identified. Other supports include self-sufficient efforts, educational and employment support, and peer support groups.