152 Baden Street

Rochester, NY 14605

Baden Street Settlement

For 119 years, Baden Street Settlement continues to improve the quality of life for children, youth, adults and seniors by providing programs, resources and basic needs which address the effects of poverty while building community. Activities Department These programs offer an array of social, emotional, educational and recreational activities that enhance youth development. After School Learning Enrichment Youth between the ages of 5-12, participate in various activities including swimming, arts and crafts, clubs, sports, cheerleading, dance, computer lab, homework assistance, sewing, counseling, after-school programs, Kids Café’, Prevention Workshops and Supplemental Academic Services. Summer Learning Enrichment A six-week summer experience of fun providing indoor and outdoor recreational activities including arts and crafts, computer lab, special events, group games, dancing, hiking, story telling, field trips, swimming, literacy, etc. This program also provides learning through team building exercises and survival skills development. Participants are served a lunch through our partnership with Foodlink. Project BASE Offers after school activities for youth, including youth with special needs, between the ages of 5-12 in a safe environment. Students participate in recreational, home work assistance, Supplemental Academic Services and prevention workshops. Participants are served hot, nutritional meals through the Kids Café. Alvin Wesley Child Development Center The Center provides day care services to children ages 6 weeks through 12 years and is designed to meet each child's physical, social, cognitive and emotional needs. The program strives to help each child reach his or her full potential through age-appropriate activities. The Child Development Center is an accredited center by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and licensed by the New York State Office of Children and Family Services to serve 151 children. Two nutritious meals and a snack are served daily. Free hearing and speech screenings, and visiting nurse services provided. Universal Pre-K/Pre-K Three Universal Pre-K, a program for three and four-year-old children, provides an excellent start to formal education. Research indicates that early learning enhances children’s capacity to learn and improves elementary school performance. Behavioral Health Services Behavioral Health Services offers a multitude of services which include Outreach and Care Management for adults as part of Health Home of Upstate New York (HHUNY), and Respite Services under the Office of People with Developmental Disabilities. Baden is also participating in New York State’s Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) Program addressing health care reform. Currently, the department is in the planning phase of a Children’s Health Home program (CHHUNY). Emergency & Family Assistance The Emergency and Family Assistance Department assists residents to meet basic family needs. Families and individuals seeking emergency assistance are able to resolve immediate needs for food, clothing, rent/mortgage, transportation, vital records, advocacy and identify steps to avoid repeat crisis. As needed, there are adjunct referral services: Substance abuse treatment programs, case management services, job training or employment programs. The goal is to assist residents to become financially self-sufficient. Mature Adult Resource Center The Mature Adult Resource Center (MARC) provides area residents age 60 and over an opportunity to be with other seniors and participate in various activities to increase vitality and reduce social isolation. A hot-balanced nutritious meal is provided daily. Seniors participate in weekly field trips to go fishing, grocery shopping and other special events. The program offers transportation and is handicapped accessible. Dr. George C. Simmons Counseling & Support Center The Center maintains an environment that fosters positive choices and alternatives for improved quality of life through the delivery of comprehensive, integrated services including individual and group counseling and case management to overcome issues of substance abuse for individuals ages 18 and older. Currently, the agency is in the planning phase of an integrated Mental Health outpatient clinic through the NYS Office of Mental Health. Metro Council for Teen Potential (MCTP) Baden Street Settlement is the host agency for MCTP, a coalition of youth-serving organizations that promote youth development and youth health in the City’s most stressed neighborhoods. MCTP supports 35 member agencies, schools and health centers to implement strength-based and evidence-based approaches to ensure youth success and to prevent teen pregnancy. MCTP works in collaboration with other local agencies to implement life skills, arts, health programs and youth leadership activities.

We focus on: Community Benefit and Economic Development, Human Services

Where we are: Monroe


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