Other Resources

Finger Lakes Region 2-1-1/Life Line

2-1-1/LIFE LINE is a 24/7 crisis/suicide intervention program and Information & Referral service serving Monroe, Wayne, Ontario, Livingston, Cayuga and Seneca Counties.  They offer assistance and referrals for emergency food, shelter, clothing, crisis counseling, substance abuse issues, employment, financial and legal issues, physical and mental health needs, and more. Accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week, including holidays, with Spanish-speaking telecounselors and telephone translation services available.

HUD Healthy Homes for Healthy Families

Information from HUD for families regarding safe and healthy homes. The website provides valuable information to assist families in identifying what to look for when searching for a good place to live and in making their homes healthier.

LawNY (formerly MCLAC)

LawNY may be able to help you with: Fair Housing, Housing, Employment Rights, Rights of Persons with Criminal Records, Public Benefits, Seniors Legal Services

NeighborWorks Rochester

NeighborWorks® Rochester is a full service housing agency that serves the entire City of Rochester and those living throughout Monroe County.   They assist families looking to purchase their first home through a number of initiatives, loans and grants.  NeighborWorks® Rochester is also committed to creating sustainable communities through our lead paint inspections, home improvement loans and Energy Services program.

The Housing Council

The Housing Council provides landlord education, foreclosure prevention, pre-purchase counseling, emergency housing services and fair housing education. The Housing Council provides property management tools and strategies to landlords in order to enhance their business skills and familiarize them with their rights and responsibilities.