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. 10,000 individuals annually benefit from programs and services at CPGR.



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Community Place CEO appears on “Many Voices, Many Visions”

January 3, 2017

This week on Many Voices Many Visions Norma Holland sat down with our CEO Rodric Cox-Cooper to talk about The Community Place of Greater Rochester (CPGR). They discussed the merger that resulted in CPGR, the challenges we currently face and what we … Continue reading

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Governor Andrew Cuomo Announces Nearly $16 Million to Support Three Poverty Reduction Initiatives at Community Place

December 1, 2016

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced nearly $16 million to support three Rochester-based projects aimed at reducing poverty Continue reading

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The Community Place of Greater Rochester, Inc. celebrates Season of Hope

November 18, 2016

November 15, 2016– The Community Place of Greater Rochester, Inc. (CPGR) will gather with friends and neighbors for its annual Season of Hope celebration. Season of Hope is the time of year that CPGR moves beyond its normal programming to … Continue reading