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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The Community Place to host “A Taste of Spring” at GardenScape 2018

February 6, 2018

“A Taste of Spring,” a fundraising event for The Community Place of Greater Rochester (CPGR), will kick off GardenScape 2018 with a special preview of this spectacular flower show on Wednesday, March 7th from 6:00 to 8:30 PM at The Dome Arena in Henrietta, NY. Continue reading

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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