Charles Settlement House is helping residents access critical human services and assisting in creation of safe, secure and vibrant northwest Rochester neighborhoods. We provide a wide range of activities and programs for all ages. Volunteers are always welcome.


Program Summary

Charles Settlement House Senior Center

  • Seniors are invited to visit our senior center at 71 Parkway
  • Breakfast and lunch are served each weekday & transportation is available
  • A variety of social, educational, and recreational activities are available to help seniors remain active and independent

Children & Youth Programs

  • Neighborhood-based after-school program for 1st through 6th graders
  • Enrichment activities including sports and recreation, photography, arts & crafts, music, dance, literacy, drama, homework assistance, service learning projects
  • Summer Enrichment/Day Camp for 1st through 6th graders
  • EPIC Teen Club

Family Services

  • Emergency food, children’s clothing closet, accessing benefits and help with basic needs
  • Family Developers work with families to help them develop and reach their goals

Community & Neighborhood Capacity Building

  • Charles House Neighbors in Action group is creating block clubs, identifying assets and building a healthy neighborhood
  • Providing space for community meetings and services, including Notre Dame Learning Center and City of Rochester Northwest Neighborhood Services
  • Stadium Estates affordable housing project in JOSANA neighborhood

Celebrate with us!

100th Anniversary Open House

Thursday, November 30
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Ceremony & Birthday Cake at 9:30 AM
Charles Settlement House
71 Parkway
Rochester, NY 14608

This will be a grand celebration of our 100 years of service to the citizens of northwest Rochester.