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FLPPS and partners work to increase access to healthcare for homeless  (access required)

Finger Lakes Performing Provider System is collaborating with Community Action of Orleans and Genesee to increase access to healthcare for homeless and housing insecure families in Orleans County through a new program referred to as Axis of Care.  

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St. Peter’s Kitchen names new executive director   (access required)

Kelly Finnigan has been named executive director of St. Peter’s Kitchen, effective today.   Finnigan replaces longtime director Patty Lorenzen who will retire from the organization at the end of this month after more than 21 years of service.  “I ...

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Agencies unite to provide services to the city’s homeless   (access required)

Finger Lakes Performing Provider System is collaborating with Huther Doyle and Regional Health Reach to provide medical, dental and behavioral health care to the unsheltered homeless in Rochester.  Huther Doyle will pilot a one-year Backpack Medicine Program to provide boots-on-the-ground ...

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Rochester hopes participation in Peer Cities Network leads to housing solutions (access required)

The city of Rochester hopes participation in New York University Furman Center Housing Solutions Lab’s Peer Cities Network will help create a comprehensive housing plan that leads to increased home ownership, rent-to-income equilibrium and market stability. Rochester is one of ...

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March worldwide water, climate events are close to home (access required)

March marks two worldwide awareness events for the environment: World Water Day and Earth Hour. In Rochester, New York, these events connect us to the global community and are also particularly close to home in light of recent developments with ...

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Leaders encourage renters, others in need to utilize 2-1-1 services (access required)

With as many as 15,000 households behind in rent in January and with moratoriums on eviction and utility shutoffs lifted, local government leaders are encouraging in-need residents to reach out for help through the 2-1-1 Life Line and Tenant Defense ...

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Evans asks new housing task force to help develop ‘long-lasting solutions’ (access required)

Rochester Mayor Malik Evans hopes the formation of the Housing Quality Task Force will create substantive solutions to what city leaders, tenant advocates and landlords all say is crisis situation. “Rochester is known for having the most affordable housing in ...

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Leadership Rochester Spotlight: Joseph Searles (access required)

Leadership Rochester inspires, connects and educates a vibrant, diverse network of individuals who can help transform and strengthen our Greater Rochester Region. Founded by Rochester’s top leaders, Leadership Rochester’s programs bring together individuals across industries, geographies and backgrounds. Together they ...

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‘Stuff the Bus’ Thanksgiving food drive underway (access required)

    The “Stuff the Bus” food collection initiative continues through Sunday at the Tops Friendly Markets location at 450 West Ave. in Rochester, part of the month-long Thanksgiving food drive by Uniting and Healing through Hope of Monroe County. ...

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