Youth Services


The wide range of programs and services we offer allow young people in grades kindergarten through 8th grade and students attending Northeast/Northwest College Prep at Douglass Campus to be prepared for high school and set a firm foundation for future success in college, work and life by age 21. We work with a host of organizations and area schools to help our community’s young people realize their goals and aspirations. Programs and services include:

  • The Community Learning Center
  • Community Summer Learning Center
  • Collaborative Coordination Services
  • Youth Employment

The Community Learning Center- After School Programs

The CLC at CPGR offers a diverse portfolio of programs offered when children are not in school (during school vacations or after the school day) at our 145 Parsells Ave. location. Consistent with the Rochester City School District’s calendar, after school programs are offered Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 2:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Wednesdays from 1:15-5:30 when school is in session. When school is not in session, our program operates on an alternative schedule.
All programs and services are offered in a structured environment and children and their families are required to register in advance of participating. Staff members are available to visit homes for those families that are unable to come into the agency to complete the necessary paperwork. Our program offers activities that help our young people build academic and personal skills through, homework assistance; reading clubs; self-esteem exercises; sports-physical activities; leadership development; workshops; literacy skill building, STEM activities and field trips.

You can find the 2021-2022 application here:

as a word doc

as a PDF

If you have any questions about eligibility, program hours or etc. Please contact Roslyn Mosley at 145 Parsells (585) 288-0021.

Community Summer Learning Center

Our Summer Learning Center program is offered to youth ages 5-13 on weekdays during the summer months. Youth are able to participate in a variety of activities including: academic enrichment and skill building; STEM activities as well as exploratory field trips; swimming; hiking; games; arts and crafts; music and dance. The staff-to-child ratio is 1:10 and a nutritious breakfast, lunch, and snack are provided each day. Campers take field trips to exciting places all around Rochester and Monroe County. Limited transportation from West Ave. available.

This program is for children entering grades K-8 in September only.

 Summer Camp Hours of Operation:

8:30AM to 3:30PM

Mondays through Fridays

Our youth department is getting ready for summer camp and we are accepting youth applicants entering kindergarten to 8th grade.  You can find the 2021 summer camp application form here (Part I) (Part II)  if you or someone you know is interested.  

Return applications, physical and immunization records to The Community Place of Greater Rochester located at 145 Parsells Avenue.

If you have any questions about eligibility, program hours or etc. Please contact Roslyn Mosley or Community Summer Learning Staff  at 145 Parsells (585) 288-0021.

Collaborative Coordination Services

The Community Place of Greater Rochester Inc. is the lead agency for the Student Family Support Center at Northeast/Northwest College Preparatory High School at the Douglass Campus. Referrals for services are made by school and agency staff, parents and other community agencies. Among the services provided are mental health, pregnancy prevention, drug and alcohol awareness, esteem building, academic support, conflict resolution, job readiness, and life skills. Students receive these services in both individual sessions with service providers and in group settings. The Student and Family Support Center is open from 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. and follows the RCSD school calendar.

Youth Employment

During the summer months several employment opportunities are provided for youth ages 14 and older to gain valuable skills through classroom instruction and on-the-job training. Generally, the programs run for a six-week period immediately following the July 4th weekend. Programs are either income-restricted or have minimum academic performance standards. Youth interested in participating should inquire between April and June. Program is contingent on grant funding each year.

For more information about Youth Employment:

Call 585-428-6366 or visit