Attorney for the Child - Program
The Legal Aid Society of Rochester, NY
1 W Main Street
The Attorney for the Child (AFC) program at the Legal Aid Society of Rochester represents children in Monroe County Family Court. These attorneys, formerly known as Law Guardians, are appointed by the court to provide free legal representation to children in a variety of cases, including: Abuse Custody Foster Care Juvenile Delinquency Person In Need Of Supervision (PINS)
Family Support Services - Program
Boys and Girls Club of Rochester
500 Genesee Street
Provides services to families who have children 6-18 years of age with developmental disabilities. Arranges for assistance to families needing respite, crisis intervention, recreation, family member training, informal counseling, referrals, advocacy and other inter-disciplinary specialized services.
Safe Harbour Program - Program
Center for Youth
905 Monroe Avenue
Provides case coordination and advocacy for commercially sexually exploited (CSE) youth. Help youth access medical care, mental health counseling, financial assistance, emergency shelter and other basic living and safety needs. Works with partners across Monroe County to promote awareness of youth trafficking and identify and provide comprehensive services to potential victims of commercial sexual exploitation.
Starbridge - Program
1650 South Avenue
Provides an array of services that include the following: Education: Works with students of all ages, families and educators to strengthen students’ skills and improve educational outcomes. Provides workshops, information and resources to children and families navigating general and special education systems Employment: Offers ways to develop or increase skills, search for jobs, and succeed on the job Fiscal Intermediary: Supports individuals who have a self-directed budget to pay …
VLSP Help Center - Program
Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County, Inc.
1 W Main Street
Telesca Center for Justice, 5th Floor
Provides procedural and legal information on many topics, including, but not limited to: Name change petitions Small Claims application Landlord/Tenant forms and procedures Answer to a Summons/Complaint How to ask the court to vacate a judgment Poor person status application Motion forms How to start a civil suit How to enforce/modify a divorce judgment How to serve legal papers Provides the above information in the form of books, guides, packets, brochures, DIY programs and online tools.
Priority Access Program - Program
Monroe County Office of Mental Health
80 W Main Street, 4th Floor
Assists individuals who utilize the emergency room on a frequent basis for mental health purposes. Services include linking individuals with mental health treatment, case management and other services. If client is linked to services, the program will coordinate care and advocate for client.