Drug and Alcohol Prevention and Education
Teens and pre-teens learn that they have a lot to offer.
The Center aims to build the self-esteem and broaden minds of our youth.
Those who are struggling with addition can find the strength and support to change their lives.
The group stands arm in arm article as they pray together.
Last year, we were able to feed 4000 families.
The pantry is open all year long and the staff dispenses food to clients by appointment.
Occasionally we gather for a meal after our worship service.
Breaking bread together makes for a close knit community.
The center provides support and information to women in transition.
Sheena, a long time participant, can atest to the benefits of what she has learned at the Center.
The center's base of operations has been for 20 years.
This house was remodeled in 1990.
The Outreach Community Center is always interested in expanding its services to the community. So raising funds is remains high on the list of priorities. One of the plans on the drawing board include purchasing (or acquiring) a larger facility to expand office space to accomodate conferences and an indoor thrift store. RCSD The needs of the community are always growing and ongoing and like most non-profit organizations, the Center wants to be able to serve as many people as possible. Read more
Find brand new and used items at exceptional prices at the Center. The money from your purchase will help to fund the work being done here.Most shoes and clothing are priced under $10. Everything here is either brand new with tags or in excellent used condition. Clothes racksShopper looking through a rack of jackets If you don't care to purchase anything, stop in and make a donation. All are welcome! Read more
Outreach Community Center will present its 28th Annual Banquet on Friday, November 8, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. Friends of the Center will join in a 3 hour celebration of OCC's work with some of Rochester's notables and dignitaries. The event will be both informational and spiritually uplifting. Tikets are $50.00 each and avilable starting October 11. Call 585 328-0887 to purchase your ticket or to reserve a table of ten. Mario's Italian Steakhouse & Catering at 2740 Monroe Ave. hosted the festivities. Pictures of the banquet will be posted.
The Center's young people received knitted woolly caps and gloves for Christmas. SNAP Foundation a national nonprofit prevention organization that uses photography to get children involved in researching, reading and writing about their lives, donated them to the Center. Read more
The Outreach Community Center's primary mission is to halt the vicious cycle of abuse that is drug and alcohol addiction. In addition we highly value the family unit and take steps to strengthen and nurture the family relationships of our participants.
The vehicle employed is individual and group counseling for substance abusers and their
families. To best assist them we may also need to provide emergency housing, food, clothing
and referrals to the appropriate agencies.