Men’s Housing

Catholic Family Center – Housing Services for the Homeless

Contact: John Paul Perez
Phone:(585) 546-7220 x6807
Website: Catholic Family Center – Housing

Area of Service:
Safe, emergency, and transitional housing – Francis Center

Permanent, affordable housing – Lafayette Housing

Develop the skills to achieve abstinence and maintain recovery from drug addiction – Freedom House

Case Management to help address the underlying causes of homeless and develop plans for life stabilization

Referrals to other programs or agencies that offer social, medical, mental health, substance abuse treatment, financial and legal services

Life skills and parenting programs

Information and referrals for housing

Clients: Men in reentry, MC Reentry Taskforce Parolees, and homeless


Grace House of Rochester

1140 Norton St. – Corporate Headquarters
PO Box 15383
Rochester, NY 14621
Melissa Kern, Program Manager
Dianne Perry, Case Manager
Office: (585) 473-9070
Website: Saving Grace Ministry

Areas of Service:

Provides food, clothing, shelter, counsel, discipleship, and love.

Long term care also available, after graduation

Clients: Male parolees referred by NYS Parole Officers

Pathway Houses

1600 South Ave., Suite 125
Rochester, NY 14620
Contact: Glen Smith
Office: (585) 232-4674
Fax: (585) 325-5001
Website: Pathway Houses

Areas of Service:

OASAS licensed

Supportive living

Teach living skills that empower individuals to take responsibility for their lives while facilitating recovery through participation in full-time education or employment and on-going substance abuse counseling.

Clients:18+ year old males in recovery from alcoholic and/or substance abuse.

Payment:DHS or Self-pay

Recovery Houses of Rochester

1320 Buffalo Rd. Suite 203
Rochester, NY 14624
Contact: Louie Amico, Director
Office: (585) 730-4422
Fax: (585) 730-4488
Website: Recovery Houses of Rochester

Areas of Service:

Three supportive housing locations for men in recovery, in a family like atmosphere.

Peer support among residents to stay in recovery. Weekly house meetings in which the resident clients discuss household issues and their recovery concerns.

Weekly spirituality meetings.

Referrals to partnering agencies for case management and treatment.

Clients: Males, 18+ years of age.


Spiritus Christi Prison Outreach – Nielsen House

383 West Ave.
Rochester, NY 14611
Contact: Wanda Johnson
Phone: (585) 328-0801
Website: Nielson House

Area of Service:

Transitional and Permanent housing. Case management and support groups to build life skills

Clients: County jail and State prison releasees.


The Salvation Army – Adult Rehab Center

745 West Ave.
Contact: John Scott
Phone: (585) 235-0020
Website: The Salvation Army

Area of Service: Free 6-month drug rehab program.

Clients: Must be able to work in warehouse or retail setting.


            Booth Haven

                  78 Liberty Pole Way
                 Rochester, NY 14504
                 Phone: (585) 987-9540

                 Area of Service: Emergency housing for homeless.


            Safe Haven

                 60 Liberty Pole Way
                 Rochester, NY 14604
                 Phone: (585) 987-9540, Ext.2291
                 Fax: (585) 987-9555

                Area of Service: 24/7 12-bed transitional homeless men’s shelter.


Veterans’ Outreach Center – Richards House

290 Cypress St.
Rochester, NY 14620
Contact: Judy Gilbert
Phone:(585) 506-9060
Website: Veterans Outreach Center

Area of Service:

28-unit Residential program supporting Emergency, Transitional, Supportive and Independent housing needs

Link to other appropriate VOC Services

Clients: Homeless Veterans

Fee: No Charge


Volunteers of America, Western NY (VOA) – Residential Reentry Center

175 Ward St.
Rochester, NY 14605
Phone: (585) 454-1151
Website: Volunteers of America

Areas of Service:

Transitional housing for men and women leaving federal prison; 18+ years old with history of addiction and/or mental illness.

Clients: Re-entrants, former federal prisoners.


Jacob’s Ladder Program

Contact: Sue Hill
Phone:(585) 402-7411 or (585) 402-7414

Area of Service:

Housing for homeless men over 18 years w/substance abuse disorder &/or mental illness.


Project Redirect

Area of Service:

For homeless & vets. Case management, GED, job prep, life skills, vocational training, jobs, help with permanent housing.