Community Impact

Our services are available to a wide spectrum of the community, including existing and potential homeowners, tenants and landlords in the city of Rochester. We also assist full neighborhoods in cooperation with residents and other partners.

We are dedicated to improving the quality of life in our community with services focused on stabilizing neighborhoods and the local real estate economy.

We are a one-stop shop for homebuyers, a resource for homeowners and a partner for the Rochester and Monroe County community.

How We Make A Difference

Home Ownership

Thinking about buying a home of your own can be as confusing and stressful as it is exciting. What if there was someone who would be your coach from start to finish, an expert with your best interests at heart, working to ensure you have everything you need to make smart home buying decisions?
NeighborWorks Rochester is all that and more. As a nonprofit, one-stop shop for home buyers, our mission to help you find the best possible opportunity that’s right for you. We give you the confidence that comes with knowing you have someone in your corner until the day you get the keys to your own home.


Financial Literacy
Do you need to get your “financial house” in order? Through education and counseling, NeighborWorks Rochester's advisors can help you obtain the confidence, skills and knowledge to reach your long-term goals. We empower you to succeed, whether you're looking to fine tune your household budget, improve your credit score, or develop a savings plan for those life-changing purchases. Good financial health will give you the power to achieve your dreams.

Lead Paint

Providing a safe home for your family is priority number one. We know how important iti s to you, and we want to help. Lead paint in older homes is a serious health hazard, with effect that can last a lifetime. We have tools to evaluate your home, and the experienced team who can work with you to ensure your home is as lead hazard free as possible.


The Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative builds on the strengths of Rochester’s neighborhoods by targeting one which is in transition. We stimulate changes that restore and sustain neighborhood pride and confidence by working with neighbors, businesses and landlords.