American Veterans Care Center, Inc.

168 Curlew St.
Rochester, NY 14613

Calvin B. Joseph
President and CEO
Phone: (585) 351-1856
Phone: (585) 351-1744

New organization (June 2010) reaching out to homeless vets, aid w/substance abuse treatment.

Army Strong Community Center

2035 Goodman St. North, Suite 103
Rochester, NY 14609
Phone: (585) 339-3308 or (585) 339-3311
Website: ASSC

Area of Service:

Serving to enhance quality of life of service members, retirees, veterans, and family members w/information, resources, and referrals.  Assists Veterans and family members with:

  • Benefits and Entitlements
  • TRICARE (Medical and Dental information)
  • VA Benefits (including GI Bill)
  • Web Access for Military Members and Families
  • Employment/Resume Assistance
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Community Resources

Veterans Service Agency

125 Westfall Rd.
Rochester, NY 14620
Phone: (585) 753-6040
Fax: (585) 753-6602
Contact: Laura Stradley, Director
Website: Veterans Service Agency

Area of Service:

Help with gathering the information necessary to support a claim, file the claim, and track the claim through the VA system.   Assist with filing appeals for denied claims.    Help you avoid the pitfalls and delays that missing paperwork or improperly filled out claim forms can cause.

Veterans Crisis Line

Website: Veterans Crisis Line

Area of Service:

Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text.  Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.   Support for deaf and hard of hearing individuals is available.

Veterans Outreach Center

459 South Ave.
Rochester, NY 14620
Phone: (585) 546-1081
Website: Veterans Outreach Center 

Areas of Service:
Counseling to include Benefits, Readjustment, Financial, and Education, Alcohol & Substance Abuse Case Management
One-stop Employment Services
Financial Assistance
Computer Training
Housing for drug and alcohol free male vets
Legal Services
Compeer CORPS mentoring services
Seasonal Tax Preparation
Clients: All Veterans and immediate Family Members
Fee: Free.

New York State Division of Veteran’s Affairs

Website: NYS Dept of Veterans Affairs

Area of Service:

Provide quality service, advocacy and counseling for New York Veterans and their families to ensure they receive benefits granted by law for their services to New York and the Nation.  Assistance with education, employment, state and federal benefits; counseling.


United States Department of Veterans Affairs

Website: Veterans Affair

Area of Service:

Federal benefits and health services.