Rebuilding Our Children and Community Inc. (ROCC) provides youth services to children ages 5-13 of Dutchess County through year round youth programming.
In addition to our youth programs, ROCC hosts various community outreach events throughout the calendar year, connecting over 1,000 families to necessary resources each year.
ROCC works collaboratively with the Poughkeepsie City School District, the City of Poughkeepsie, local non-profit organizations and partners of Dutchess County.
ROCC hosts annual Back to School Events, Coat Drives, Prom Dress Drives and collaborates with local barbers each year to provide free haircuts to children and those in need in addition to another of other community events.
Rebuilding Our Children and Community Inc. is a 501c3 non-profit organization that seeks to enhance the quality of life of individuals & families of Dutchess County.
Rebuilding Our Children and Community Inc. (ROCC) was formed in 2015 to better meet the needs of children and families of Dutchess County. The organization was birthed after founder, Satara Brown, held a Back to School Event that year in conjunction with a local non-profit to provide free school supplies to children of the community. In 2018, ROCC launched our Youth Program by way of a summer program that provide 25 youth of the County with a seven week summer program experience. ROCC now provides both after-school programming and summer programming to more than 75 youth.
The health and safety of our youth, families, staff, volunteers and team is our priority. All in person programming has been suspended until further notice due to the current COVID-19 global pandemic.