Founded in 1975, Genesee/Orleans Council on Alcoholism and Substane Abuse has grown to include prevention, treatment, EAP and residential services. Today, the agency serves Genesee and Orleans counties, as well as residents across Western New York, while employing more than 80 people with an operating budget in excess of $4.2 million annually.
Our Prevention Program is proactive and collaborative. Our cross-systems approach with schools, agencies, businesses and community leaders has led to the implementation of sound prevention strategies with proven outcomes.
Prevention programs include:
• Accountability Circles
• Classroom & Community Education
• DWI Victim Impact Panel
• Responsible Server Training
• Western New York Prevention Resource Center
Our Treatment Services are patient-centered, meaning that every patient that walks through our clinic door will have a treatment program designed to meet their individual needs.
Our specialty treatment programs include:
• Women’s Program
• Adolescent Program
• Co-occuring Disorders
• Opioid Treatment Services including Methadone Treatment
• Mobile Unit & Peer Services
• Medication Assisted Treatment
• Gambling Treatment Services
Residential Services began in 1997 at 424 E. Main St., Batavia with the opening of the Atwater Home Community Residence. Our services support the development of healthy living skills. Atwater Home Community Residence staff and supportive living staff are dedicated to ensuring residents have access to needed services and support and are engaged in meaningful programs. The Atwater Home Community Residence provides a structured, chemical-free environment for men and women in recovery from drug and/or alcohol addiction.
Residential services provide treatment and support for mental, physical, psychological and spiritual needs.
Royal Employer Services
Royal Employer Services is an employee assistance program with more than 30 contracts in Genesee and Orleans counties. On any given workday, 20 percent of the workforce is dealing with issues that affect their productivity. Employee assistance services include individual counseling for employees and their family members who are experiencing work or personal stress. Specialized training is available to employee groups and supervisors as well as departmental conflict resolution, grief counseling and other highly specialized training.
GCASA promotes an atmosphere of generosity, hope, empathy, respect, encouragement and empowerment.
GCASA values behavior that promotes self-awareness, encourages honesty, balance, consistency, collaboration, and trust and utilizes humor, mutual respect and reciprocity of good will.
GCASA's culture is rooted in loyalty to patients, community and staff, creating an environment where people share knowledge freely and endeavor to bring out the best in each other.
GCASA is committed to cultivate and manage resources to ensure our services are available for generations to come.
GCASA serves residents of Genesee and Orleans counties, as well as the greater Western New York region, providing a full range of treatment, prevention and support options for individuals dealing with drug, alcohol or substance abuse. As a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation, our agency relies on the support of local, state and federal agencies, as well as donations from community members and businesses like you. Make a tax-deductible donation today and help us continue to provide support and care to those in need right here in our region.
Get the help you need.
Batavia Office &
430 East Main Street
Batavia, NY 14020
Clinic fax: 585-343-1197
Admin fax: 585-343-9622
Atwater Community Residence
424 East Main Street
Batavia, NY 14020
The path to recovery begins here. Prevention. Treatment. Recovery. Support.