Swillburg and the surrounding area have small independent stores. For grocery shopping, the closest Wegmans supermarket is on East Avenue near Winton Road, about 2.5 miles east. There’s a Tops Friendly Market on South Clinton Avenue in Brighton, about 1.5 miles south, and another Tops on Winton Road, also about 2.5 miles away. South Clinton, Goodman Street and nearby Monroe Avenue have several chain retailers, such as Rite Aid and 7-11, and Monroe Avenue has a collection of funky, boutique-style shops. For more extensive shopping, The Marketplace mall in Henrietta is only five miles south. Highland Hospital is on the western edge of Swillburg. Residents here are part of the Rochester City School District. McQuaid Jesuit High School in Brighton, a Catholic school, is about a mile south of Swillburg. The Highland Public Library is at 971 South Avenue.