​​​​​​​The Ministry of Concern, Inc., helps people overcome difficult life circumstances, assisting families living in poverty and the working poor.  In 2018 more than 3,000 children and adults benefited from our services. 

NEED HELP?  Call us at (585) 589-9210 or just stop by our office at 121 North Main Street, Suite 311, Albion between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm and speak with one of our Advocates.   We can also meet with you by appointment in Batavia at St. James Episcopal Church, 405 East Main Street, just call (585) 343-5452 to schedule a time to meet. 


WHAT WE DO:  Gently used furniture items are picked up from donors and delivered free of charge to families in need. 

HOW YOU CAN HELP:  We have a waiting list for beds, dressers, kitchen/dining room tables and chairs, refrigerators, electric stoves, microwaves, electric washers and dryers. 

To donate call us at: (585) 589-9210 to arrange for free pickup .


WHAT WE DO:  We provide people in need with personal care items, bedding, prescription co-pays, vision and dental assistance, help with certain utility bills and limited assistance with emergency shelter.  We work with other organizations and public benefit programs to help avoid crisis.

HOW YOU CAN HELP:  We appreciate donations of personal care items, bedding, and financial assistance to help fund needed staff and operational costs to provide services. Call us at (585) 589-9210. 


WHAT WE DO:  Our Just Friends E-3 Team matches adult Coaches with a child in need of a positive adult influence in their life who will spend some special time with them.  Monthly activities and special events provide opportunities for positive interactions and learning for youth, parents and Coaches.  

HOW YOU CAN HELP:  Adults willing to share 4 - 6 hours a month to make a difference in the life of a child are needed!  (585) 589-9210 and speak to the program coordinator Jacki Mowers-Sciarabba.