Who We Are

The Community Place of Greater Rochester is a neighborhood based organization that meets the needs of people where they live. We are a trusted resource that helps all generations to achieve the dreams they have for themselves and their community.



The Community Place has been an integral part of the Rochester community for over 100 years when its earliest predecessor was established. We help families meet their basic needs, promote health, wellness and education, enhance personal and social development, improve literacy, and build community. 9,000 individuals annually benefit from programs and services at CPGR.



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Three Rochester Settlement Houses Create Joint Foundation

February 5, 2015

Three settlement houses in Rochester have created a foundation to pursue new sources of shared funding to support and expand their programs and services. Called the Settlement Houses of Rochester Foundation, this effort includes Baden Street Settlement, Charles Settlement House … Continue reading

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NAPO gives back at The Community Place of Greater Rochester

January 27, 2015

January is Get Organized (GO) MonthSM .  During GO Month, NAPO professional organizers and productivity specialists across the country host events in their communities to empower individuals, families, businesses and organizations to regain control over their surroundings, time and possessions.    … Continue reading

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Community Place celebrates those who make Giving an Art

May 9, 2014

On April 25th The Community Place of Greater Rochester (CPGR) held The Art of Giving 2014 at Oak Hill Country Club. This yearly fundraiser was also an occasion to recognize some of the truly special people and organizations in our … Continue reading