Mental Health Services
If you are in an unsafe situation, please contact the Family Justice Center at 716-558-SAFE (7233).
If someone in your home is experiencing a mental health emergency : Text TALK to 741741 or Call Crisis Services at 834-3131.
Local Food Pantries
If your family is struggling to make ends meet, why should you make a choice between food and paying bills? There are programs in our district that may be able to help.
Brighton Food Pantry
1225 Brighton Road. Tonawanda, NY 14150
2nd and 4th Saturday of every month - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Serves 14150 and some of 14226 zipcode only
St. Leo The Great
885 Sweet Home Rd. Amherst, NY 14226
Tuesdays 6:00pm - 8:00 p.m., Friday (except the 3rd Friday of the month) 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. and the third Saturday of every month 9:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Serves 14226 zip code only
St. Christopher’s Outreach
530 Ellicott Crk. Tonawanda, NY 14150
Monday & Thursday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Serves 14228/14150 zip codes only
New Beginnings Food Pantry
100 Willow Ridge Dr. Amherst, NY 14228
Tuesdays 6-8 p.m., Friday 9-11 a.m., every 3rd Saturday 9:45-11:45 a.m.
Serves 14221 & 14228 zip codes only
To find a designated food pantry near you, please click here or call 211.
Due to the NYS Governor's order, no one can be evicted from their homes during this national crisis. If your housing is in jeopardy, the following resources are available:
Neighborhood Legal Services: Find out your rights: 847-0650.
Erie County DSS Emergency Housing: 858-2912.
For emergency housing loss after 4 p.m. or on a weekend, call 211 .