Location and Hours

Mary's Place is a Refugee Outreach Center located in the Northwest Maplewood area of Rochester, NY.

  • Mary's Place is open Mondays and Fridays from Noon to 5:00 p.m.
  • On Tuesdays and Thursdays we are open Noon ’til 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturdays we are open from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
  • WE ARE CLOSED WEDNESDAYS and SUNDAYS.

Donations are always welcome and accepted weekdays during our regular hours. Saturday donations are accepted from 10am to noon.

Monetary donations (tax-exempt) may be made payable to Mary's Place LLC and mailed to Mary's Place, 414 Lexington Ave., Rochester, NY 14613 or thru PayPal on this website.

About Mary's Place

Mary's Place is a non-profit refugee outreach center in Northwest Rochester, NY. Our mission is to reach out in love, hope, and service to refugees of all faiths and nationalities, especially those in the Maplewood/Edgerton neighborhood.

We feed, clothe, offer English tutoring for children and adults, hold pre-K classes, tutor K-12 students, supply students with school materials, lead field trips, and provide a safe community atmosphere. We also offer one-on-one casework counseling, assistance with Green Cards, driving permits/tests, and housing. Above all, we are a family.

Mary's Place LLC

414 Lexington Avenue, Bldg. A

Rochester, NY 14613

Kathy LaBue, Director

Contact us here by email

or call 585-270-8626

INTERNSHIPS - NEW!

Mary's Place offers unpaid, competitive internship opportunities for students pursuing degrees in Social Work, Education, Anthropology, Sociology, Public Health and other disciplines. Students report directly to the Director of Mary’s Place and work closely with staff and other volunteers in running the Center’s programs for refugee clients.

Download our student internship guide.

Donations Needed

Mary's Place accepts all clothing donations, linens, including blankets and small household items. For larger items or for baby equipment (strollers, cribs, etc.), please call first at 270-8626.

We are currently in need of spiral bound single subject notebooks for year-round use by children and adults alike, printer paper, paper for preschoolers to draw on, computer mice, 12 computers that are WiFi enabled, various Thanksgiving and Christmas decorations. Boys' and young men's clothing is always needed, as well. We also accept food donations of rice, and pre-packaged snacks for our after school tutoring program.

For Christmas gifts, we would appreciate art supplies (drawing paper, paints, drawing pencils, etc.) With winter approaching, we have started to collect warm winter clothing, including winter coats, boots, hats, mittens, etc.

DONATIONS CAN BE DROPPED OFF
ANYTIME WE ARE OPEN!

We also now accept donations via PayPal! You don't need to have a PayPal account, and can use any credit or debit card to make your PayPal donation. Additionally, since PayPal is handling the details, you can be assured of the security and simplicity of this donation option.