HIGHER WAGES! Most direct support roles start at $17.25+

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Creating Opportunities

Heritage Christian Services is a thriving human services agency in Upstate New York that works to make sure everyone – including children, older adults and people with intellectual and developmental disabilities – feels valued and respected.

Same Mission, DIFFERENT SITES

Heritage Christian extends beyond disabilities services with its child care centers, community wellness center, thrift store, therapeutic riding center, training division and more.

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Opportunities To WORK HERE

Work supporting people with disabilities so they can accomplish what's most important in their lives – and we’ll help you accomplish what's most important in yours.

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Disabilities And ADVOCACY

While we celebrate decades of progress, people with disabilities desire and deserve common ground. Your advocacy and action remain essential.

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Ways To Make DONATIONS

When you make a gift to Heritage Christian Services, you demonstrate your belief that all people have a right to a life of dignity, worth and expression.

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Heritage Christian Services

From the first neighborhood home in 1984 to now serving thousands through short- and long-term care services and community programs, Heritage Christian upholds the highest standards. When needs arise – like job coaching for adults or teaching students how to safely use social media – Heritage Christian steps in to fill the gap. Today our services span across 15 counties in the Rochester and Buffalo-Niagara regions.

Work Here

Our workforce is the key to our success. We’re growing and hiring people for our direct support role to work with people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our starting rate for direct support residential work is $17.25 with hourly wages at our day habilitation programs starting at $16.75.

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Community Impact Programs Different Sites, Same Mission

A Second Thought Resale Shop

A Second Thought Resale Shop

A Second Thought Resale Shop – Our thrift store gives you the chance to shop for a cause or donate gently used clothing and household items in the Piano Works plaza in East Rochester.

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Center for Human Services Education

Eleversity

Eleversity raises service standards by providing education and development opportunities for thousands of employees in the corporate world and in the human services industry.

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Employment Alliance

Employment Alliance

We connect business owners with talented job seekers so they can discover the benefits of hiring someone with a developmental disability.

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Expressive Beginning Child Care

Expressive Beginnings Child Care

Our child care division offers three locations in the Rochester area that provide a unique family environment and creative curriculum to children through age 12.

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Ferncliff Apartments

Ferncliff Apartments

There’s barrier-free housing in Irondequoit at Ferncliff with 23 one-bedroom apartments. The building’s design provides maximum accessibility and shared attendant services.

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Heritage Stables

Heritage Christian Stables

Our therapeutic riding program in Webster offers unique opportunities for physical, emotional and spiritual growth to children and adults.

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Heritage Gardens

This 84-unit apartment community is by Home Leasing and offers housing in Henrietta to income-eligible tenants. Some apartments are designed for accessibility and people served by NYS OPWDD.

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International Ministries

International Ministries

Supported by our thrift store, Heritage Christian sends volunteers to Central America to build homes and serve at retreat centers and orphanages for people with disabilities.

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Pieters Family Life Center

Pieters Family Life Center

Our health and wellness center in Henrietta is open to the community and provides an array of services all in one place, like therapies, classes, conferences and clubs.

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Heritage Hollow

Heritage Hollow

Our lakeside retreat in the Adirondacks is a place for people from Heritage Christian to relax and rejuvenate while enjoying the forest, mountains and sunsets.

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Balcony Point

Balcony Point at Springdale Farm is the perfect place to host your next corporate meeting, family reunion, baby shower or wedding reception. Enjoy the scenic view of the pond, accessible facilities, ample parking and the inviting meeting room with a fireplace.

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Featured Story

The renovations that have already been completed at 1305 State Road in Webster offer a great window into the benefits of right-sizing homes and ensuring that the people living in them can successfully age-in-place.

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Featured Blog

THE CARING INDUSTRY NEEDS GOVERNMENT SUPPORT

Marisa Geitner had the chance to speak with local and national leaders, as well as someone who works as a Consumer Directed Personal Attendant, to discuss the state of care professionals on WXXI’s Connections. Through the experience of the care professional, we heard again the dedication required for the occupation, and the burden of wage shortfalls, job burnout and lack of career development.

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