Mental Health Services
Family Justice Center
Phone: 716-558-SAFE (7233)
Text: TALK to 741741 or Call 834-3131
Resource Council of WNY
347 East Ferry Street
Buffalo, NY 14208
Local Food Pantries
• 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 Road, 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 Creek, Tonawanda, NY 14150
Monday & Thursday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Serves 14228/14150 zip codes only
• New Beginnings Food Pantry
100 Willow Ridge Drive, 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.
Neighborhood Legal Services: 847-0650
Erie County DSS Emergency Housing: 858-2912
For emergency housing loss after 4 p.m. or on a weekend, call 211.
Over the weekend, SHEF participated in the grand opening for the Northwest Amherst Community Center! When you have a moment, check out this amazing space located at 220 Northpointe Pkwy in Amherst (near the intersection of North French and Sweet Home Rd)