We Care

A grassroots, community-based initiative addressing quality of life issues in the SouthWest Quadrant of the City of Rochester by organizing and implementing community PROJECTS.

Location: Rochester
Members: 16
Latest Activity: May 19, 2015

About Us

Vision:  Safe, clean, friendly, prosperous and active neighborhoods.

WHO Are We?  Our core team consists of NSC representatives, RPD CPO’s, Block Club & Neighborhood Association representatives, CDC representatives, as well as, concerned neighbors.

WHEN Do We Meet?  The 2nd Thursday of every month at 9 a.m.

WHERE Do We Meet?  SW Neighborhood Service Center, 923 Genesee St., Rochester, New York

Contact Information:  Lynette Griffin - (585) 428-7074

Who Can Participate?  Residents, block club members, neighborhood associations, local businesses, faith-based organizations, youth programs, health initiatives, urban gardening programs, etc.

SouthWest Quadrant Neighborhoods Include:

  • Cascade District
  • Changing of the Scenes (COTS)
  • Corn Hill
  • Dutchtown
  • Grove Place
  • Neighborhood United (NU)
  • 19th Ward Community Association
  • Plymouth-Exchange Neighborhood Association (PLEX)
  • SouthWest Area Neighborhood Association (SWAN)
  • Susan B. Anthony District


Discussion Forum

Please Help Save Hunt's Hardware

Started by David Culeton May 19, 2015. 0 Replies

All,Many of you are probably aware that I am attempting to save Hunt's Hardware through its purchase, renovation, restocking, and re-energizing. I am doing this by asking for contributions of $100 in exchange for $150 of store credit paid out in 3…Continue

June 12, 2014 We Care Meeting Minutes

Started by John Boutet. Last reply by John Boutet Jun 27, 2014. 2 Replies

Here are the June 12, 2014 meeting minutes prepared by CPO Joe Trovato:6-12-2014 We Care Minutes.docThe agenda for the July 10, 2014 meeting…Continue

May 8, 2014 We Care Meeting Minutes

Started by John Boutet May 11, 2014. 0 Replies

Here are the May 8, 2014 meeting minutes prepared by CPO Joe Trovato:5-8-2014 We Care Minutes.docThe agenda for the June 12, 2014 meeting…Continue

April 10, 2014 We Care Meeting Minutes

Started by John Boutet May 8, 2014. 0 Replies

Here are the  April 10, 2014 meeting minutes prepared by CPO Joe Trovato:4-10-2014 We Care Minutes.docThe agenda for the May 8, 2014 meeting…Continue

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Information Links

These links plus others can also be found under the Links tab.


19th Ward Community Association
Rochester City Living



To report animal cruelty, call 911 or  THE ANIMAL CRUELTY HOTLINE: (585) 223-6500

City of Rochester Low-income Spay/Neuter for pet Dogs and Cats

Rochester Community Animal Clinic - low-income spay/neuter for pet dogs and cats, and feral cats

PAWS, Inc.Providing Animal Welfare Services

City of Rochester Adopt a Dog or Cat

Lollypop Farm, The Humane Society of Rochester and Monroe County 



City of Rochester Property Information

Rochester City Living

Trulia Listed Homes For Sale

UR Home Ownership Program

Zillow listed homes for sale


Arnett Public Library

Brooks Landing

City of Rochester 

John Lightfoot, Monroe County Legislator,District 25

Loretta Scott, City Council President, At Large

LaShay D. Harris, South District

Genesee Valley Park

Metro Justice

RGRTA Bus Information

Minority Reporter

SouthWest Tribune

Rochester Green Living


Sector 4 Comm. Developmant Corp

Savor Life Radio Show

Teen Empowerment

WDKX Urban contemporary 103.9 FM

WRUR 88.5 UR and WXXI partnership  88.5 FM

Southwest Family YMCA

UR Gov. & Community Relations


Rochester Prep Charter School

U.S. Dept. of Education



St. Monica Church


El Latino Restaurant
D and L Groceries
Hand Crafted Wrought Iron
Jim Dalberth Sports
Menezes Pizza
TOPS Friendly Markets
Staybridge Suites


Coalition to Prevent Lead Poisoning (CPLP)

Dealing with Lead
Drug Activity
Healthy Blocks
HEAP NY Home Heating Assistant
Home Safety Tips    LifeTimesAdultDay Health Care
NeighborWorks Rochester
Parking / Abandoned Vehicles
2-1-1 Social Services
ACT Rochester


Genesee Co-op FCU

3/50 Project

South Wedge Ning

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