Helpful Links

Use these links when trying to find local services and resources from transportation services, housing information, health support, and social opportunities. Get connected now! 


Erie County Department of Senior Services

The mission of the Department of Senior Services of Erie County is to promote the well-being of all older adults through coordinated and cost-effective services which enhance their independence, dignity, and quality of life.

City of Buffalo Senior Services

The City of Buffalo Division of Senior Services includes several resources including disabled parking, medical vans, senior discount cards, and NYS assisted living resources in the City of Buffalo. 

NY Connects

The NY Connects Guided Search helps you find long term services and supports in your area. A set of questions will help you identify services and supports that may meet your needs. See the FAQs to learn how to save and organize your search results.


2-1-1 WNY

2-1-1 WNY is a three digit phone number that connects people to services. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week people can dial 2-1-1 or 888-696-9211 and talk to a trained information & referral specialist who is able to identify services in the community that can provide them with the help they need. Information available through 2-1-1 include: basic needs, food assistance, free tax preparation, holiday assistance, housing, job training, legal counseling, mental health services, substance abuse services, volunteer opportunities, and more. 2-1-1 WNY covers seven counties in WNY: Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans, and Wyoming. Allegany County is covered by 2-1-1 Finger Lakes.