Sanctuary House Program

thru: Catholic Charities Family and Community Services

Provides an emergency shelter that offers 18 beds for single homeless women and 17 rooms for homeless families to include single women with children and intact families.

  • Address is confidential until caller has been accepted into the program.
  • Short-term transitional and support services. 

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Eligibility: Homeless women 18 years of age or older. Serves women with children up to age 19 if still in household. Must not have a conviction of arson on their record.

Application Process: Referral from DHS or call for information.

Required Documentation: Call for information.

Fees: No fees for service to client.

Coverage Note: Monroe County.

Cultural Competency: Signage and advertising for diverse populations, Cultural competency, diversity, equity, and inclusion training for staff, Staff reflects population served

Languages: American Sign Language, Spanish- Staff provides service in language offered, Staff provides in-person interpreter, Website can be translated


This program is offered here:

Sanctuary House

Map Marker 1
79 North Clinton Avenue
Rochester NY 14604
M-F 9:00AM-5:00PM.


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