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Office of Mental Health

Rochester Psychiatric Center (RPC)

Rochester Psychiatric Center

1111 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, New York 14620
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Phone: (585) 241-1200

Fax: (585) 241-1424

TTY: (585) 241-1982

E-Mail: Rochester Psychiatric Center

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Mission Statement:

RPC partners with people with serious mental health challenges by providing recovery oriented services in a safe environment.

Core Values:

Recipients of RPC services come first.
Respect recipients of RPC services and their right to make life choices.
Take pride in your work and RPC.
Hope: Believe that recipients of RPC services and staff can make progress.
Strive for excellence.


Philip Griffin, Masters Public Administration (M.P.A.) Acting Interim Executive Director: (585) 241-1720
Laurence Guttmacher, Medical Doctor (M.D.) Clinical Director: (585) 241-1770
Christopher Kirisits, R.N., Masters Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) Chief Nursing Officer: (585) 241-1580
Joseph Coffey, M.P.A. Director for Facility Administration: (585) 241-1602

About Rochester Psychiatric Center:

Rochester Psychiatric Center provides quality individualized psychiatric treatment and rehabilitation services that promote recovery. Services include: Adult inpatient, residential, and community support programs; adolescent residential and community support programs; and forensic inpatient programs.

Area Served

Adults: Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Orleans, Wayne, Wyoming Counties
Children and Adolescents: Livingston and Monroe Counties
Regional Forensic Unit: 16+ counties covering Western and Central New York

Age Groups Served

Adolescents: (12 to17 years of age)
Adults: (18 years of age and older)

For information about Public Notification Regarding Quality/Safety Concerns, see The Joint Commission (TJC) Notice

Extensive information for patients, families and friends is now available on this site.

Comments or questions about the information on this page can be directed to the Rochester Psychiatric Center Administration.