There are many homeless services in the Buffalo, NY region, including shelters of all types, bathing facilities, and mail facilities. And, if you want to help, there are also volunteer opportunities available.
Universal Pre-K and Child Care Center Offers an innovative full day of learning with a Certified Teacher & Support Staff. Utilizing the Houghton Mifflin PRE-K Curriculum, provides a hands-on, minds-on curriculum that is based on scientific research. Provides children with the foundational skills they need to succeed as lifelong learners. Program also offers nutritious meals, enclosed playground, full size gym, 5 lane lap pool with certified life guard.City of Buffalo warming center when temperatures are below 15 degrees. SACC-School Age Child Care is for children ages 5-12 years old. After-School Program for youth ages 14-21. Provides a safe environment for youth to perform recreational activities. Senior Wellness Program: Offers regular activities-arts & crafts, bingo, field trips, nutritious lunch program, exercise classes, workshops, cooking class and more. Transportation is available, call 716-845-0485, x232. Adult Education: "Do Better!" by attaining fundamentals needed to create a successful future, call r 716-845-0485, x206. City of Buffalo Board of Education Youth Counseling services by professionals. Call 716-845-0485, x224 for more information. Department of Social Service assistance call Brenda Montanez at 716-845-0485, x219. Also provides a semi-olympic size 5 lane pool, gym, locker rooms, multi-purpose rooms, indoor/outdoor basketball courts, art room, game room, enclosed outdoor playground and computer lab.
Age guidelines depending on program.Service area: City of Buffalo.
Self-apply by calling, walk-in service and referral.
Shelter for homeless women and children, relief for individuals in domestic violence situations. Have security 24 hours/day. Stays are generally 30 days with an extension if needed. Arrangements are made for residents to move to transitional living situations in an effort to attain self-sufficiency. Also provides transitional housing for women.Services provided to residents include: on-site medical care; classroom for preschool children; certified public school teachers and classroom for school age children; licensed daycare; referrals for case management, food, clothing, shelter; links with social workers and mental health counselors; 12 step recovery program for drug & alcohol abuse.
Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm; shelter operates: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Homeless women or women with children in need of a safe place to stay.Service area: Erie County.
Call or walk-in, security will let applicants know if beds are available.
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Temporary assistance: eligibility based on income & assets Medicaid: automatically eligible if eligible for cash assistance, may apply by mail SNAP: other eligibility requirements apply, may apply by mail, must reside in Erie County.Homeless team provides emergency shelter placements for eligible clients.
Applications accepted: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, 8:00am-4:00pm. Thursdays 8:00am-5:45pm.
Based on income/assets/compliance with work rules if employable; automatically eligible if eligible for cash assistance.Service area: Erie County.
Apply in person (home calls made if need is medically verified); may apply by mail.For emergency shelter placement, apply at windows 5 & 6.
Temporary emergency short term shelter. Breakfast & supper are served to residents. Provides direction to which agencies could help individuals with specific needs. Also refers guests to counseling if necessary.
24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Open to anyone 18 years old & older, without funds, able to leave during the day. To be admitted person must have no severe mental or physical disability and must follow house guidelines. No alcohol or drugs 24 hours prior.
Apply in person. Referral agencies can call to make a referral, 24/7.
Provides community services and assistance. Housing, Information/referral, rehabilitation assistance/counseling, recreation, games, crafts, exercise, trips, for youth & senior citizens, senior transportation, after school programs for ages 6-19.City of Buffalo Warming Center when the temperature is 15 degrees or below.
Provides afterschool program, summer camp, boxing instruction, tutoring, and senior services.2018 Summer camp dates: July 2nd to August 24th. Monday through Friday 8:00am-5:00pm. Registration for previous campers in good standing starts May 14th, new camper registration begins May 21st, registration due by May 29th. City of Buffalo Warming Center when the temperature is 15 degrees or below.Additional programs housed at this location:1. Catholic Charities WIC Program2. Holy Cross Headstart Program 3. Youth Recreation and Sports Programs4. Neighborhood Health Center5. BMHA Employment Opportunity Center6. Erie County Dept. of Social Services Workfare Program
Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm, some evening hours.
Based on service requested. Summer camp: Children ages 6-13. Service area: Erie County
Support groups for senior citizens, hot lunch, outreach, transportation, activities. Youth recreation/education programs, grocery shopping & transportation for seniors. Processes referrals for food pantries in the North Buffalo area.City of Buffalo Warming Center when the temperature is 15 degrees or below.
Provides emergency shelter for men and faith-based counseling/discipleship program to develop the growth needed to help the men deal with their issues. Provides breakfast, lunch and dinner daily to men, women and children.Provides free meals delivered on Thanksgiving. Niagara Falls warming shelter during extreme cold.