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C.A.R.E. is here to bring people together – it’s for making our community and neighborhoods safer, and to help people who use drugs and their families get the help they need.

Father Laurence (Larry) Tracy Advocacy Center, Inc.

We are a walk-in advocacy community based information and referral center.

FTAC is headed by Mr. Rudy Rivera and functions on the principles of dignity, respect, and love.

Our services include coffee and snacks, a clothing center, translation and application assistance, referrals to healthcare and housing assistance, and connection to treatment and detox resources.

Mr. Rivera and FTAC provide a much-needed support system to the heart of the Latino community in Rochester.


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IBERO-American Action League, INC.

Established in 1968, Ibero-American Action League – a dual-language human services agency – now serves individuals and families of all ethnic backgrounds.

Through educational programs, Ibero prepares children for school; provides academic, health and social support to youth (and families); works with parents to help them strengthen their family unit, and ensures that individuals with developmental disabilities have a high quality of life.

The Ibero-American Development Corporation provides quality affordable housing and other opportunities for economic advancement for Hispanic and other minority persons and families.


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Trillium Health

Trillium Health offers high quality, affordable, and inclusive health care to all with compassion and respect. Trillium offers a wide range of services to meet the needs of the community:

Primary care
Sexual health services
HIV, Hepatitis C, and STD testing
Housing and financial assistance

In addition, Trillium’s Harm Reduction program supports the health needs of people who inject drugs. Services include a Syringe Exchange Program and community NARCAN training.

syringe pick-up schedule
meet the team syringe pick-up crew
services for people who inject drugs

For more information, please call 585.545.7200 or visit

Syringe Pick-up Crew

Community Health Outreach & Engagement Specialist

Community Health Outreach & Engagement Specialist

syringe pick-up schedule

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: Clinton Ave corridor and the ballparks
Tuesday: Lyell Ave corridor
Thursday: North Clinton corridor walkabout

Contact us

Use the form below to contact the C.A.R.E. team now

You may also call 585-210-4137 and leave a voicemail. A member of our team will respond to you within 1-2 business days.
If there is an urgent need for needle pickup, please text 585-727-6691

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