There are many ways you can support Providence Housing, whether it’s by referring a friend to our housing opportunities and programs, volunteering at one of our properties, or donating funds to help us expand our mission. If you want to support us but are unsure where the need is greatest, please contact us at

COVID-19 Emergency Rent Assistance Program
Providence Housing is currently offering assistance through the COVID-19 Emergency Rent Assistance Program (ERAP) for landlords in the Rochester area as part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. For more information, please click here for more information on the Rent Relief Program.

We serve a diverse population across six different counties in the greater Rochester and Southern Tier areas of upstate New York. Providence Housing offers permanent supportive housing programs for individuals and families and an emergency housing program for families, a program for Veterans, and supportive services for seniors. To determine eligibility, please refer to the information on our Programs page.

If you are experiencing homelessness or worried about becoming homeless, please contact 211 Life Line by dialing 211, calling 877-356-9211, or visiting Life Line’s website at

If you’re interested in volunteering at one of our properties, please contact us today at We have groups from various corporations, churches, schools and colleges, and communities that work with us and love to help others. Visit our volunteer page for more information.

If you would like to donate to our pre-development fund, Shelter Plus Care, Tenant Services or Rent Relief Program, or would just like to provide general financial support, please visit our Donate page.