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Food & Housing

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Hours: 9 am-12:30 pm & 2-6 pm, first four Thursdays of the month
Phone: (585) 637-8169

  • Emergency Food Help/Delivery: For emergency food help or delivery for the disabled and those without transportation.

  • Brockport Food Shelf Backpack Program for Children: Provides nutritious food for weekends and school year vacations to children in need. During these times, families lose the nutritional support that the school breakfast and lunch programs provide.


(585) 397-0290.

4997 Ridge Road West

Spencerport, NY 14559

The Spencerport Food Shelf is a project of Spencerport Ecumenical Ministries (SEM) member churches aimed at responding to the needs of Spencerport area families in need of food and supplies


Hours: Sundays: 3-4:30 pm & Thursdays: 7-8:30 pm
Phone: (585) 637-6650

  • Brockport Ecumenical Clothing Shelf: Gathers and distributes free clothing to the greater Brockport area communities. There are six Brockport churches that voluntarily coordinate and staff the Center, which is housed in St. Luke's basement.

  • Brockport Ecumenical Food Shelf: Provides food and other household items to those in need.

  • Harvest Kitchen: Free community meal on the second Sunday of every month, 2-3:30 pm.

  • North Porch Ministry New Mom/ Pregnant?  Free newborn baby clothing, diapers and supplies.


(585) 659-3300

1814 Kendall Rd Kendall, NY 14476

  • We have been helping neighbors in need for over 30 years. Our ability to help comes solely from the Grace of God. Our generous community is a blessing.

  • Kendall Community Food Cupboard is here to help our neighbors in need.


Seeking Food Assistance? If you are in need, you may visit any of Foodlink’s member organizations for assistance. Find a location closest to you

  • Lifeline: Call 211 or (877) 356-9211 to find an emergency food provider near you. You will be asked for your zip code, used to identify organizations serving your neighborhood.

  • Genesee County: Regional Action Phone, Inc. (RAP): (800) 359-5727

  • Orleans County: Regional Action Phone, Inc. (RAP): (800) 889-1903

  • Wyoming County: Regional Action Phone, Inc. (RAP): (800) 786-3300

  • Allegany and Yates Counties: Contact 211 Helpline or (800) 346-2211


 (585) 589-7027

140 N Main St, Albion, NY 14411

Hours: Monday-Friday, 10am-2pm.

  • food pantry assisting farm workers and the general community of Orleans County.



1111 Joseph Ave
Rochester, New York  14621
​(585) 454-4197

  • Transitional housing (shelter)

  • Food pantry (Tuesday-Thursday 9am-1pm)

  • Feminine hygiene products

  • Weekly community service and dinner (Wednesday)

  • Baby clothing, diapers and formula 


Domestic Violence Center

Office: (585) 232-5200
Fax: (585) 232-3501
24-hour Hotline: (585) 222-SAFE
24-hour Text Line: (585) 348-SAFE

Willow’s 24/7 Hotline is (585) 222-SAFE

Everyone has the right to be safe. If you are hurt or in imminent danger, call 911.

All of Willow’s services are free and confidential.


Who can stay at Willow? Women, men, and their dependent children who are victims of physical, verbal, psychological, sexual, economic, or threatened abuse by the person with whom they live or have lived in the past are candidates for shelter. It is not required that the victim be residing with the abuser at the time of the incident.

Open Door Mission

Samaritan House

 (585) 423-1825

 210 W Main St, Rochester, NY 14614

  • The Samaritan House Crisis Center is a short-term crisis center focused on the immediate needs of the homeless community in Rochester, NY.  

  • Open daily and dedicated to offering hope, shelter and a warm meal. The Samaritan House is home for several of Open Door Mission's signature programs including: food and emergency housing, community meal program, chapel services and the medical mobile unit. 

Rochester Housing Authority

 Section 8 / Leasing Operations

  • 585-697-6105

Public Housing

  • Applicant/Application Inquiries: 585-697-7180

  • General Inquiries: 585-235-0447

Executive Offices

  • 585-697-6189

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