Rochester is the third largest city in New York, home to a fabulous and flourishing gay and lesbian community.
Located on the cusp of New York States Finger Lake region and Lake Ontario, there is never a shortage of activities for any season.
-- Mary Wollstonecraft NOW works to bring women, as a group, into full equality and addresses problems at their root cause, instead of offering aid to individual women. For more information, including where to get ec, see the Planned Parenthood website. Planned Parenthood of Central & Western New York 866-600-6886 Full reproductive health services for women including emergency contraception pills and abortions.
For individual help, contact one of the organizations below. National Council of Jewish Women Greater Rochester Section Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms. PEP - Pro-Choice Public Education Project Created for young women, this website lists pro-choice resources and ways to get involved.
The ratio of number of residents in Henrietta to the number of sex offenders is 1,984 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.
585-546-5820 A place for women at a crisis or turning point to move beyond the challenges of unemployment, drug or alcohol addiction, homelessness and teenage motherhood. Health Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester A group of breast cancer survivors along with their family and friends who work on education and advocacy concerns around breast cancer. CLIC on Health Click on the Local Services tab to search the more than 400 Rochester area health services and programs. Let's Make Lead History Find out how you can get your apartment or house inspected for lead and have your child tested for exposure to lead. Connect and Breathe An after-abortion nonjudgmental talkline. Emergency Contraception Emergency contraception, or the morning after pill, helps women avoid pregnancy after unprotected sex. Trillium Health 585-545-7200 Provides HIV testing and prevention and women's gynecological services. LGBTQ Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley (GAGV) 585-244-8640 Offers a variety of support groups and services for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgendered.
Legal Empire Justice Center A non-profit law firm that provides legal assistance to those in need and undertake impact litigation in order to protect and defend the rights of disenfranchised New Yorkers. Monroe County Legal Assistance Center (also known as Legal Assistance of Western New York - Rochester Office) Get information about your legal problem as well as find free legal services. Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County 585-232-3051 Help for low income clients in civil matters, including Family Court petitions and preparing divorce paperwork. Philanthropy The Rochester Women's Giving Circle A community of philanthropic women who combine their financial strength to support area women and girls on their journey to economic independence. Women's Foundation of Genesee Valley Maintains an endowment to help women and girls in the Rochester area. Political/Progressive Action Together Network - Rochester An outgrowth Pantsuit Nation, this group is a hub for progressive causes and political action in the Greater Rochester area.
Flying Squirrel Community Space A welcoming space for artists, activists, and community members in Rochester. League of Women Voters Check its website for more information. Workers Justice Center of New York Pursues justice for those denied human rights with a focus on agricultural and other low wage workers, through legal representation, community empowerment and advocacy for institutional change. Students Feminist Campus Resources for student activists.
Nye, who hosted the popular 1990s show, “Bill Nye the Science Guy,” and currently serves as CEO of The Planetary Society, is here to “[dispel] myths,” “[refute] anti-scientific claims” and “[neutralize] falsehoods.” He’ll do so with the help of a crew of correspondents and several special guests, including Rachel Bloom, Tim Gunn and Donald Faison.
According to our research of New York and other state lists there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Henrietta as of May 22, 2017.
Women in Transition Sojourner House Shelter for women and families, providing a structure to live independently and the strength to improve lives.
University of Rochester College Feminists See Facebook page.
Some persons listed might no longer be registered sex offenders and others might have been added.