Crisis Services is working around the clock to respond to the impact COVID-19 is having in our community. As your only 24-hour Crisis Center, we are here to answer the call! While the uncertainty of this public health crisis has added a layer to our work, our systems are set to ensure a seamless response. We are… Read more : Crisis Services’ COVID-19 Operational Position
Crisis Services offers support in many ways. And it’s easy to forget to take care of oneself when one’s job revolves around caring for others. Our Crisis First Responders are always at the ready to lend their expert advocacy skills to those in moments of need. In addition to their top priorities within the community,… Read more : Answering the Call
Crisis Services CEO Jessica Pirro is also the Vice-Chair of the Anti-Stigma Coalition and recently appeared on WNY Living. She discussed the mission of the Coalition as well as the Take The Pledge To End Stigma initiative. She encourages everyone to take the pledge as we band together as a community to view mental health… Read more : Putting a Stop to the Stigma
CowPok Piercing & Tattoo Gallery will once again host the annual Semi-Colon Tattoo Charity Fundraiser on Saturday, November 23rd with proceeds supporting the work of Crisis Services. Now in its 5th year, CowPok’s Buffalo and Williamsville locations will be joined by Seven Seas Tattoo (Buffalo and Orchard Park) and Divine Machine (Buffalo), more than doubling… Read more : 5th Annual Semi-Colon Tattoo Event
We’d like to thank our sponsors, chefs, and attendees for making Men Who Cook 2019 a successful night to remember. We’ll see you next year!
August 2019 marks the third year of service for the Addiction Hotline: 716-831-7007. The Addiction Hotline is available for people living in Erie County, for those suffering with addiction and loved ones of those who suffer seeking guidance on what to do. Professionals are standing by to link people to substance abuse treatment services. The Addiction Hotline… Read more : Addiction Hotline Turns Three!
This summer we’re launching an exciting new awareness campaign showcasing #ADayInTheLife of Crisis Services’ #CrisisFirstResponders! Our Crisis First Responders are diverse and multifaceted (just like you!), and work every day to better the lives of others in our community. Have you ever wondered what #ADayInTheLife of a #CrisisFirstResponderlooks like? Follow along on Instagram and Facebook with our #CFRtakeover posts & stories… Read more : A Day In the Life of a Crisis First Responder
The 2018 Annual Report is hot off the presses! Please take a moment to reflect on everything Crisis Services accomplished in our golden anniversary year. Features of the report include messages from our CEO and the Agency & Foundation Board of Director Presidents; a report on suicide in Erie County and what Crisis Services is doing… Read more : June 2019 Update