Pittsford Apartments will Help People with Developmental Disabilities Learn Independence


Photo: Georgie Silvarole/Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

PITTSFORD, New York – The creation of a new apartment building for people living with developmental disabilities is underway in Pittsford — and it’s one that organizers hope will help those individuals learn the skills needed to live independently.

Mary Walsh Boatfield, president and CEO of CP Rochester, shared her excitement about the organization’s seven one-bedroom transitional apartments to a small crowd gathered in the building at 77 Pinnacle Road on Tuesday morning. 

“As unique as we all are, the commonalities in life we all want include love and friendship, health and wellness, a good job, to learn new things and to live in a comfortable and safe home,” Walsh Boatfield said. “The real benefit to the individual is the pride in living in a beautiful home … and the enhancement of their quality of life.”

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