News Release – R-Center Social-Emotional Health and Wellness Program Information Session to Take Place Aug. 23

City of Rochester

News Release

(Monday, Aug. 21, 2023) – Mayor Malik D. Evans invites youth and families to learn more about the new social-emotional health and wellness support services being offered at City R-Centers. The next information session will take place 6 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 23 at the David F. Gantt R-Center, 700 North St.   

Licensed, community-based child and family therapist and social learning specialist are available for free at the following four R-Centers during regular business hours for registered R-Center youth and their families:  

  • Cauldwell Center for Hope R-Center, 524 Campbell St.
  • David F. Gantt R-Center, 700 North St. 

  • The Honorable Willie Walker Lightfoot R-Center, 271 Flint St. 

  • Thomas P. Ryan R-Center, 530 Webster Ave. 

R-Centers provide a wide variety of programs to keep youth and families engaged in a safe place. During the summer, all 11 City R-Centers are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. through 7:30 p.m., and several are open on Saturday.   

To learn more about City R-Centers and how to register for all services, visit  


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