Women’s Housing

Aster Transitional House

Contact: Gail Johnson
Email: gjohnson@monroecc.edu


Bethany House

Contact: Donna Ecker
Phone: (585) 454-4197
Email: rbethan1@rochester.rr.com
Website: Bethany House

Area of Service:
Transitional housing.
Build individual life skills and plan for continued growth.


House of Redemption

Phone: (585) 464-9660
Email: ftachouseofredempetion@yahoo.com
Affiliated with Faith Temple

Area of Service:
Traditional housing for women leaving incarceration.


Out of the Darkness

P.O. Box 60744
Rochester NY 14605
Phone: (585) 232-3777
Contact: Sonia Rodriguez
Fax: (585) 232-3778 (please call first)
Email: srodriguez104@frontiernet.net
Website: Out of the Darkness

Area of Service:

Transitional Housing for women in recovery.  Some rooms for children.  Group meetings.

Learn sewing trade skills.


PathStone – Sojourner House

Contact: Danielle Burke-Robinson, Director of Transitional Housing
Phone: (585) 436-7100 x 106
Email: dburke-robinson@pathstone.org
Website: Sojourner House

Area of Service:

Housing for women, children

Pre-release help for women in County Correctional Facility.


Shepherd’s House

Contact: Lou Ann King
Phone:(585) 270-8886.
Email: lking@theshepherdshouse.us

Areas of Service:

Long-term transitional house for homeless women and first step in continuum of care – Referral and intake interview required

Age: 18+ years old, no children.

Payment Method: DHS/SSI/SSD/Private pay

For more information go to Facebook, The Shepherd’s House, Rochester, NY


Spiritus Christi Prison Outreach – Jennifer’s House

Contact: Dellenna Harper
Phone:(585) 288-1074
Email: dellennaharper@yahoo.com
Website: Jennifer’s House

Areas of Service:

Transitional housing for women leaving jail or prison.

Individual skills development, including linkage to other services.

Pre-release services in County Corrections and State prisons


The Salvation Army – Hope House

Phone:(585) 697-3430
Website: Hope House

Area of Service:

Transitional housing for homeless women and those leaving jail or prison, also children under 6.

Linkage to multiple other Salvation Army and community services.

Clients: Eligible women are homeless, unable to secure permanent housing or stable housing, and are at least 18 years of age.


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

Phone: (585) 454-1151
Website: Residential Reentry Center

Areas of Services:

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

Clients: Reentrants, former federal prisoners.


YWCA – Housing Programs

175 North Clinton Ave.
Rochester, NY 14604
Phone: (585) 546-5820
Email: cmichelwynne@ywcarochester.org
Website: YWCA – Rochester Housing

Areas of Service:

Emergency, transitional, SRO, OASAS licensed supportive living for women in recovery and, affordable housing.

Eligibility Requirements: Income eligibility for some programs.

Ages Served: Women, 18 and older, and Women with children.

Payment Method: Varied