Catholic Charities Locations


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Catholic Charities Organizational Chart



Diocesan Office


Pastoral Center
1150 Buffalo Road 
Rochester, NY 14624

(585) 328-3210 


Michael Gabrielli, Diocesan Board Chair

Jack Balinsky, Diocesan Director

Tony Barbaro, Associate Diocesan Director

Lee Randall, Director of Financial Services

Barbara B. Poling, Human Resources Director

Suzanne Stack, Life Issues Coordinator

Kathy Dubel, Diocesan CRS Director

Marvin Mich, Diocesan CCHD Director

Ruth Barone, Administrative Assistant


Corporate Members:

Most Rev. Salvatore Matano

Rev. Paul Tomasso

Rev. Daniel Condon

Jack Balinsky

Michael Gabrielli


The Diocesan Office oversees the finance, technology, and human-resource infrastructures of CCDR entities, coordinating their efforts for maximum efficiency, and assisting in developing strategic initiatives throughout the organization.


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Catholic Family Center


87 N. Clinton Ave.
Rochester, NY 14604
(585) 546-7220


Roger Brandt, Jr., Board Chair

Marlene Bessette, President & CEO

Kathleen A. Johnson, CFO


Catholic Family Center (CFC), our largest regional agency, offers more than 40 human-services programs, serving consumers throughout MonroeCounty. The agency provides programs in the core areas of families, housing services, behavioral health and social policy and research. Among its many comprehensive programs are Restart Substance Abuse Services and the STAR program for senior citizens, along with wide-ranging services in mental health counseling, substance abuse treatment, housing for the homeless, resettlement services for refugees, employment assistance for individuals, and more. In 2014, CFC served more than 32,000 people in the Rochester community


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Livingston County


34 East State Street

Mt. Morris, NY 14510

(585) 658-4466


Deborah Farberman, Board Chair

Tabitha Brewster, Executive Director


CCLC provides much needed assistance in the form of a food pantry; SSI/SSD disability advocacy services; “Community of Caring” counseling services for young mothers and mothers to be; emergency housing for homeless families; “Faith in Action” in-home services for the elderly and disabled; a host of “Help*Works” Community Resources for those who are suddenly facing poverty; a youth mentoring service; employment counseling services for individuals facing difficulties finding a job; and justice and peace advocacy.


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Finger Lakes


94 Exchange St.
Geneva, NY 14456

(315) 789-2235


Robert McFadden, Board Chair

Ellen Wayne, Executive Director


Serving the counties of Cayuga, Ontario, Yates and Seneca from offices in Geneva, Canandaigua and Auburn, CCFL provides emergency assistance, operates HEAP and SSI-assistance programs in Cayuga County, offers TANF Case Management, parenting programs, child and foster care programs (supervised visitation), a community lunch program, and Social Justice programs and advocacy throughout the region.


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Wayne County


Catholic Charities of Wayne County

180 East Union Street

Newark, NY 14513

(315) 331-4867


Emily Howard, Board Chair

Deacon Peter Dohr, Executive Director


CCWC provides a variety of clinical services: counseling; case management for troubled adolescents; childhood counseling and intervention for at-risk children in grades pre-K through 6; and College Bound, a program to help young people achieve their academic goals. It also operates a food pantry and Food Sense, a discounted source of quality food; offers free clothing through its Community Clothing Center in Wolcott; owns and manages La Casa, which offers transitional housing to migrant workers; and offers financial assistance, principally for those facing eviction due to delinquent rent. 


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Tompkins County Office

324 West Buffalo St.

Ithaca, NY 14850

(607) 272-5062


Tioga County Office

P.O. Box 69

139 Roki Blvd.

Nichols, NY 13812

(607) 414-1023


Joseph D'Abbracci, Board Chair

Renee Spear, Executive Director

Laurie Konwinski, Deputy Director


In Tompkins County, CCTT operates the Samaritan Center, offering free clothing, linens, and personal-care items; providing financial assistance; assisting with Food Stamp enrollment and enrollment in the NYS Child Health Plus/Family Health Plus programs; and supplying referrals to other local agencies. It also provides immigrant support; nutrition, education, and outreach; and family empowerment services. In Tioga County, CCTT operates the Tioga Outreach Center, offering residents short-term financial assistance for immediate crises, and long-term support and guidance by providing advocacy, referrals to entitlement programs, and one-to-one support; and the YES Mentoring Program, which helps children succeed by offering mentoring in school work, life skills, and employment.


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Steuben County


23 Liberty Street
Bath, NY 14810
(607) 776-8085


Gary Pease, Board Chair

Laura M. Opelt, CEO


CCSC provides wide-ranging anti-poverty and substance abuse services, as well as Kinship Family and Youth Services.  Anti-poverty programs include short-term financial assistance, food pantries, prescription assistance, Nutrition Outreach and Education, and Bridges out of Poverty.  Substance Abuse Services help our community choose healthy, safe and drug-free alternatives, with programs such as the Steuben Council on Addictions, Bath Hope for Youth and a Community Residence and Supportive Living Program in Steuben. Kinship Family and Youth Services helps strengthen families and bring hope to children.  Programs include Healthy Families Steuben, Supportive Home Parent Enrichment (Steuben, Allegany, and Yates Counties), Bath Community Child Day Care Center (Central Steuben), and Therapeutic Foster Care (Allegany, Chemung, Livingston, Schuyler, Steuben, and Yates counties).  


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Chemung County Office

215 East Church St.

Elmira, NY 14901

(607) 734-9784


Greg Stewart, Board Chair

Chuck Nocera, Executive Director


Schuyler County Office

105 Ninth Street, Unit 20

Watkins Glen, NY 14891

(607) 535-2050


Debra McDonald, Director, Schuyler County


The mission of CCC/SC is to help build communities that care for all people by reducing poverty, promoting healthy individual and family life, collaborating with faith communities and advocating for justice and peace. The agency works to ensure that people have adequate food, clothing, shelter, medical services, and the ability to achieve a decent standard of living. CCC/SC offers programs that specialize in residential services, community support services, and public policy advocacy and parish services. CCC/SC provides emergency food and shelter, permanent and transitional housing, services for any victim of a crime, assistance for runaway or homeless youth, meals through the Elmira Community Kitchen, and volunteer opportunities through RSVP.

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Catholic Charities Community Services


1099 Jay St., Bldg. J

Rochester, NY 14611

(585) 339-9800


Tim Mason, Board Chair

Lori VanAuken, Executive Director


As one of two specialty agencies, Catholic Charities Community Services (CCCS) is committed to enhancing and strengthening the independence, inclusion, and individuality of persons with disabilities and traumatic brain injuries, of adults seeking alternatives to nursing home care, and of those who are living with chronic illnesses including HIV/AIDS. The agency integrates service delivery, advocacy, and education to foster individual and community empowerment. In 2012, CCCS provided care, comfort, or housing to approximately 850 individuals throughout the diocese.


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Food Bank of the Southern Tier


388 Upper Oakwood Ave.

Elmira, NY 14903

(607) 796-6061


Nancy Miller, Board Chair

Natasha Thompson, President & CEO

Tim Currie, COO


Headquartered in Elmira, the Food Bank of the Southern Tier distributes food and other grocery products to people in need through a network of more than 165 member agencies including food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters and other hunger-relief organizations in Broome, Chemung, Schuyler, Steuben, Tompkins and Tioga counties. FBST also administers several direct-service food distribution programs, including the Back Pack Program and Mobile Food Pantry. Established in 1981, the Food Bank is a member of Feeding America, the nation’s food bank network.


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Providence Housing Development Corporation

1150 Buffalo Road
Rochester, New York 14624
(585) 328-3210


Jack Balinsky, Board Chair

Mark Greisberger, Executive Director


PHDC strengthens families and communities by creating and providing access to quality affordable housing enriched by supportive services. The agency develops, finances, and manages affordable housing for seniors, individuals with special needs, and families. Since 1994, Providence has secured more than $135 million in project-development funding from public and private sources and secured funding for more than 900 units of affordable housing in the Rochester area, Elmira, Geneva, and Shortsville. Some of its more recent projects include Holy Rosary Apartments, a 60-unit affordable-housing project in northeast Rochester; Son House Apartments, 21 units of housing for homeless individuals with case management provided by sister agency Catholic Family Center; and Veteran’s Supportive Housing Program, a 20-unit scattered-site program for homeless veterans.


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4395 East Lake Road 

Livonia, NY 14487 



Chris Marinucci, Board Chair

John Quinlivan, Executive Director


Founded in 1926, Camp Stella Maris provides outstanding summer camp, retreat and team-building programs for people of all faiths. The Camp’s mission is to provide a fun, Christ-centered, safe, caring environment and experience, fostering continued spiritual, physical and emotional growth for a diverse group of campers of all ages. Traditional summer-camp programs run from late June through mid-August and offer something for everyone. Camp is open year-round and provides facilities for retreats, adventure-based team building, and weekend camps.


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