Catholic Charities Locations
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Tim Sheehan, Diocesan Board Chair
Jack Balinsky, Diocesan Director
Tony Barbaro, Associate Diocesan Director
Lee Randall, Director of Financial Services
Barbara B. Poling, Senior Human Resources Director
Suzanne Stack, Life Issues Coordinator
Kathy Dubel, Diocesan CRS Director
Marvin Mich, Diocesan CCHD Director
Ruth Barone, Administrative Assistant
Most Rev. Salvatore Matano
Rev. Joseph Hart
Rev. Daniel Condon
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.
87 N. Clinton Ave.
Rochester, NY 14604
P.J. Guisto, Board Chair
Mark Wickham, President & CEO
Marlene Bessette, President & CEO
John Pennell, CFO
Catholic Family Center (CFC), our largest regional agency, offers more than 60 human-services programs, serving consumers throughout Rochester and Monroe County. 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 2012, CFC served more than 33,000 people, most of whom live on an aggregate household income of less than $15,000.
34 East State Street
Mt. Morris, NY 14510
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.
94 Exchange St.
Geneva, NY 14456
Robert Kernan, 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.
Catholic Charities of Wayne County
1141 East Union Street
Newark, NY 14513
Carmen Pagano, 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.
Tompkins County Office
324 West Buffalo St.
Ithaca, NY 14850
Tioga County Office
P.O. Box 69
139 Roki Blvd.
Nichols, NY 13812
JoEllen Rose, Board Chair
Renee Spear, Executive Director
Laurie Ellis, Tioga Coordinator
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.
23 Liberty Street
Bath, NY 14810
Mike Gabrielli, 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).
Chemung County Office
215 East Church St.
Elmira, NY 14901
Mark Schuller, Board Chair
Chuck Nocera, Executive Director
Schuyler County Office
607 North Franklin St.
Watkins Glen, NY 14891
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. Among the services CCC/SC provides every day are food to approximately 100 households, emergency shelter to more than 20 individuals, after-school care to 175 children, and permanent and transitional housing to more than 200 individuals.
1945 East Ridge Rd., Ste. 24
Rochester, NY 14622
Virgil Joseph, 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.
388 Upper Oakwood Ave.
Elmira, NY 14903
Stephen Fowler, 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.
1150 Buffalo Road
Rochester, New York 14624
Jack Balinsky, Board Chair
John McDermott, 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.
4395 East Lake Road
Livonia, NY 14487
Catherine Gueli, 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.