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BTS and Monroe County Collaboration
Helps Remove Transportation Barriers

County Executive Adam Bello Announces $1.4 Million ARPA Investment to Help People Who Struggle with Reliable Transportation to and from Work


Project Ride serves low-income individuals with significant transportation barriers to getting or holding a job


ROCHESTER, NY — Monroe County Executive Adam Bello today announced a $1.4 million allocation of American Rescue Plan Act funds to Beyond the Sanctuary through the Department of Human Services to help Monroe County residents overcome transportation barriers to get to work. The workforce development program, called “Project Ride,” offers a range of services, including vocational training, job placement, and financial assistance for transportation-related expenses.

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BTS Partners with Geva Theatre to
Expand Ticket Program

BTS Board Chair Essie Calhoun-McDavid and BTS President & Executive Director joined Geva Theatre and the City of Rochester leadership in announcing Geva Pass-- a program that aims to expand attendance of Rochester residents at Geva Theatre productions by providing free tickets to residents in ZIP codes 14621, 14605, 14608, 14611, 14619, 14606, 14613, 14615, and 14616.  Click on the button below for more details!

2023's Job Readiness Success Program (JRSP)

A program for people seeking to improve their professional skills and prepare for long, successful careers.

 Apply today!

Past Events


Second Annual Appreciation Luncheon

Join us for an unforgettable afternoon at the Beyond the Sanctuary Second Annual Appreciation Luncheon! Mark your calendars for Sunday, October 1, as we gather to celebrate and show our gratitude.


Beyond Summer Camp

For youths aged 8-16, we provide tons of fun activities for kids to participate in. Every child is welcome, and each will learn valuable skills and memories that will last a lifetime.

Questions? Contact us!

549 Clarissa Street

Rochester, NY 14608


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