Community Partnerships

CCCS of Rochester cultivates our community partnerships.

We believe that offering our expertise to the community in partnership with other organizations strengthens our commitment to our clients. Feel free to contact our partners directly for the services they offer, or attend one of our credit counseling sessions to learn more.

Action for a Better Community (ABC):

ABC has aided thousands of individuals and families to move from public assistance and/or the ranks of the working poor to a gainfully employed, tax-paying status through programs that touch upon the health, education, safety, employment, and housing of our region's families, individuals, teens, and toddlers. We educate clients at ABC on financial literacy topics. (585) 325-5116

Baden Street Settlement:

Baden Street Settlement is a community non-profit organization serving people living in northeast Rochester, NY. We work to improve education and health for families, and reduce crime and violence. We share our knowledge of financial literacy with class participants. (585) 325-4910

Creating Assets, Savings, and Hope (C.A.S.H.):

We are a community coalition lead by Empire Justice to help low-income workers make the most of their money and build stronger financial futures. We joined forces with Empire Justice and a large group of community supporters to help provide free tax return preparation assistance and other services during the tax season. (585) 454-4060

City of Rochester - City Living Sundays:

The City of Rochester and other sponsors promote home buying in the city complete with educational opportunities on all facets of the home buying experience. CCCS of Rochester is a sponsor of this event. Visit our booth to find information about our first time home buying, housing counseling, and financial education services. (585) 428-5990


Lifespan provides information, guidance, and financial literacy workshops for older adults. (585) 244-8400

NeighborWorks Rochester:

NeighborWorks develops partnerships to strengthen, sustain, and promote Rochester city neighborhoods. CCCS of Rochester refers clients to NeighborWorks for assistance with home buying in the City of Rochester. (585) 325-4170


OACES is the Office of Adult and Career Education Services, Youth Development and Family Services and is a division of the Rochester City School District. OACES offers programs for everyone 17 and up. Most programs are free to community members. OACES serves adults by offering a variety of full-time, part-time and career interest programs. (585) IMPROVE

Rochester Business Alliance:

The Rochester Business Alliance is a Chamber of Commerce for the 9 county Rochester Region. CCCS of Rochester is a member of the Rochester Business Alliance. We are committed to supporting business growth in the greater Rochester area. (585) 244-1800

Rochester Educational Opportunity Center (REOC):

The REOC provides academic preparation, career training, and financial literacy services for adults ages 17 and older. (585) 232-2730

Rochester Housing Authority (RHA):

The RHA's Family Self-Sufficiency Program is a voluntary employment and savings incentive program designed to help families become economically independent and self-sufficient. CCCS of Rochester supports the RHA with a three-session course on financial literacy for their program participants. (585) 697-1150

Visions Federal Credit Union:

We reach out to those who have been previously excluded from financial institutions. Our counselors teach courses on financial literacy titled "The Progressive Way to Better Credit". (585) 328-5410

YMCA - Lewis Street Daycare Center: YMCA

The center's after school program helps disadvantaged children acquire educational and social skills through constructive activities. The center joined the national effort to provide financial literacy education to school age children and offers a 30-hour course to certain groups. CCCS of Rochester provides the Financial Literacy education to children in grades 4-6. (585) 325-2572

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