Danforth Towers Apartments

Enriched Housing for Seniors in Rochester, NY

Danforth Towers
140 West Avenue
Rochester, NY 14611

Phone: (585) 436-9400

For over 30 years, Family Service Communities has partnered with the Rochester Housing Authority to provide supportive, comfortable, and affordable housing to senior citizens across the Rochester NY area. Before beginning our partnership with the Housing Authority, the choices for seniors were limited to relying on family or nursing homes. Our enriched housing program at Danforth Towers encompasses all apartments on floors 2-5 of the 13 story high rise. This program is licensed for 28 one bedroom and studio units. The program fee is $1,224.00 a month set by SSI regulations.


The Danforth Towers Community offers:

  • Conveniently located near stores and bus lines
  • Dedicated dining room and lounge
  • Rochester Housing Authority recreation activities offered on site
  • Each apartment is air conditioned
  • After hours emergency coverage
  • Conveniently located near stores and bus lines
  • Dedicated dining room and lounge
  • Recreation activities offered on site
  • Each apartment is air conditioned
  • After hours emergency coverage
  • Computer Room
  • Transportation to stores
  • Every apartment has a private full bathroom
  • Every apartment has a full kitchen

All of our communities are licensed by the New York State Department of Health.


  • Be 55 years or older
  • Require support services to remain independent
  • Take medication without assistance
  • Qualify through a medical-social evaluation

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or private pay arrangements accepted. Prospective residents must meet the eligibility criteria of both the NYS Department of Health Enriched Housing Program and the Rochester Housing Authority.

You can reserve an apartment by submitting an application, completing an informational interview with our staff, and submitting a $100 refundable deposit. Family members are encouraged to attend the informational interview.

Download the Enriched Housing Admission Application


About Family Service Communities

Family Service Communities has provided supportive, affordable housing to seniors in Rochester, NY for over 30 years. Our enriched housing programs in Fairport and Rochester NY allow residents to live comfortably in a caring and supportive atmosphere. As part of our partnership with the Rochester Housing Authority, we also provide assisted living and enriched housing options in the Jonathan Child Apartments and enriched living in the Hudson-Ridge Apartments Our other communities include The Northfield in Fairport, NY and Long Pond Senior Apartments in Greece, NY.

To schedule a tour and interview, and learn more about our enriched housing communities, please contact our administrative office at 585-436-9400. We look forward to meeting you!