Skip to Main Content

Office of Mental Health

Rochester Psychiatric Center (RPC)

Rochester Psychiatric Center

1111 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, New York 14620
Driving Directions

Phone: (585) 241-1200

Fax: (585) 241-1424

TTY: (585) 241-1982

E-Mail: Rochester Psychiatric Center

Employment Opportunities

Mission Statement:

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

Core Values:


Philip Griffin, M.P.A., Executive Director: (585) 241-1593
Christopher Tidd, M.D. Clinical Director: (585) 241-1770
Amy Kheyfits,LCSW-R, Director of Operations: (585) 241-1720
Kendra Recktenwald, LCSW-R, Ph.D, Director for Quality Improvement: (585) 241-1599
Patricha Roberts, MSN, MHA, RN, PMH-BC, NEA-BC, CARN, Chief Nursing Officer: (585) 241-1580
David Pieramico, Director for Facility Administration: (585) 241-1602

About Rochester Psychiatric Center:

Rochester Psychiatric Center provides tailored psychiatric treatment and rehabilitation services that promote recovery. RPC offers:

Counties Served:

Age Groups Served:

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

Public Notification Regarding Quality/Safety Concerns

If you have a patient safety concern, contact the Joint Commission.

Visiting Hours


Adult Services Unit (ASU)

Rochester Regional Forensic Unit (RRFU)

Tuesday – Friday

6:00 - 8:00 pm

6:30 – 8:15 pm

Saturdays and Holidays

1:00 – 4:00 pm
6:00 – 8:00 pm

1:00 – 4:00 pm
6:30 - 8:15 pm

If you are unable to visit during the designated times, please work with the treatment team to coordinate an alternative time to visit.

More information for patients, families and friends is available.

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