HIGHER WAGES! Direct support starts at $15 and $15.75 +. LEARN MORE

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Care Positions Start at $15 an Hour

We raised our base wage for frontline workers to $15 and $15.75 in the residential program. We recognize the complexity of the work our staff does as we aim to remove barriers to successful employment.

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. None of our OPWDD care positions start at less than $15 an hour.

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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

By now, you may have heard the exciting news. Effective May 9th, we’ve increased our base wage for our OPWDD care professionals to $15 per hour. Staff working in residential settings will now be paid starting at $15.75 per hour. That increases to $16.25 an hour for weekends and $16.50 for overnights, with an extra $1 per hour at certain locations, plus overtime opportunities.

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Featured Blog

CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF COMPASS, EXCEEDING SERVICE STANDARDS

After a four-day comprehensive review in June, the agency’s Compass status has been renewed for another year, recognizing Heritage Christian Services as a top service provider in New York State for 20 consecutive years.

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