Disability Services

ARC of Livingston/Wyoming

Program Description: Variety of programming to assist both disabled adults and children and their families.
Website: www.lwarc.org
Contact: Kristen, 585- 658 -2828 ext. 102
Volunteer Opportunities: Two homes in Geneseo for adults and children with disabilities need volunteers for one-on-one visits, weekend recreation programs and outings to professional baseball and football games.Short term projects, helping with events, fundraising, serving on a committee

ARC of Monroe County

Program Description: Offers a variety of programs to work with adults with mental retardation.
Website: www.arcmonroe.org
Contact: Kim Lombardo, 585-672-2202
Volunteer Opportunities: Accompanying inidividuals to weekly outings or to visit with residents.  

Compeer of Livingston County

Program Description: Uses the power of friendship to improve the quality of life and assist in the rehabilitation and support of refeered adults recieving mental health care.
Website: www.compeer.org
Contact: Barbara Mestler, 585-226-8220

Address: 1 Genesee Street, Avon NY 14414
Volunteer Opportunities: Pairing volunteers with persons with mental illness for friendship, assisting with day-to-day living easier.

Continuing Developmental Services

Mission: CDS is an organization of highly skilled, dedicated people that provide quality services to individuals with developmental disabilities for their well being and growth
Website: www.cdsunistel.org
Contact: 585-341-4600

Address: 860 Hard Road, Webster NY 14580
Volunteer Opportunities: Working with individuals with developmental disabilities in a variety of ways

Finger Lakes DDSO

Mission: To provide quality services to individuals with developmental disabilities that promote independence, inclusion, and productivity.

Contact: Toni Bowen, 585-461-8934

Address: 620 Westfall Rd, Rochester NY 14620

Volunteer Opportunities: Great field experience for psychology, dual cert and speech pathology majors.

Respite Volunteer AT Heritage Christian Services

Program Description: Matches volunteers with family members diagnosed with a developmental disability.
Contact: Jen, 585-340-2042 (Monroe County)
Volunteer Opportunities: Volunteers give 2-3 hours a week, offering the care giver a break. Volunteers are trained: all one needs to begin is patience and the desire to help others.

Villa OF HOPE

Program Description: Treatment agency providing mental health service to adolescents and their families.
Website: www.stjosephsvilla.org
Contact: Lisa Hartmann (Community Relations Manager), 585-865-1550 ext. 284

Address: 3300 Dewey Avenue, Rochester NY 14616
Volunteer Opportunities: Volunteers needed for mentoring, program aides and internships. Greatest need is one-on-one mentoring.