The Rural Outreach Center, Inc

Building Development and Clinical Capacity for Rural Erie County

“Grant funds will allow Rural Outreach Center (ROC) to hire a Development Director and two social workers. The Development Director will help build a foundation for ROC’s ongoing financial sustainability, while the social workers will help to address the rapidly growing need for clinical services in rural Erie County.”

CATEGORY: Strengthening Partner Capacity
LOCATION: East Aurora, NY
AMOUNT: $240,650 over Three Years
YEAR AWARDED: 2018


Helping Young People Achieve Their Goals: Center for Self-Advocacy

Transitioning to adulthood is a challenge for many young people. This challenge is further heightened for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) as they move from children to adult services. Studies show that individuals with ID are more likely to have poorer post school outcomes relative to their peers without disabilities. Recently, the Tower Foundation provided … Continued