Lori VanAuken

For more than 35 years, Catholic Charities Community Services has responded to the call of those in need. We care for the most vulnerable in our society with compassion and dignity. We advocate for those who would otherwise not have a voice. We walk alongside individuals with all abilities who strive for independence and success. MORE>

Lori VanAuken
Executive Director

It's almost time for the "March on for Brain Injury Walk" on 8/27/16!! Want to walk but don't have a team? No problem... Join our Team! https://rochestermarchon.bianys.org/

Featured Service Areas

Developmental Disabilities

Delivering residential, vocational, and community services that foster the inclusion and independence of people living with developmental disabilities.

Traumatic Brain Injuries

Supporting people with TBI and their families as they adapt to living safely and independently.

Chronic Illnesses

Coordinating and managing care for people with mental illness, substance abuse, asthma, COPD, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure and obesity.


Helping people with HIV and their families adhere to their medical treatments, access housing and emergency services, pursue vocational and employment services, provide support for their families, and instill hope in times of despair.

2nd Annual March On for Brain Injury

Saturday, August 27th, 2016 Grab the kids, your neighbors and friends for a brisk 1.5 mile walk through beautiful Seneca Park while raising awareness and donations to support adults and children with Traumatic Brain Injuries. This event is held in collaboration with the Brain Injury Association of New York ( BIANYS). Let us march together to bring awareness to brain injury and the obstacles and challenges that people face every day.

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2nd Annual March On for Brain Injury

Training Opportunities for Professionals (TOP)

Training Opportunities for Professionals, brings together professional staff with precise skills in providing high-quality education, advocacy, and staff development to not-for-profit service organizations. TOP combines evidence-based approaches and professional experience to develop trainings that are practical, affordable, and adaptable.

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Upcoming TOP Topics

Keeping People Out of the ER - 10/13/16

Thursday, October 13, 2016 1PM-4PMRegister