We’re launching pledges for 2019’s Walk A Mile. By becoming a fundraiser for Crisis Services, you will help more survivors. We are asking you to rally friends, family, and your personal networks to support Crisis Services’ work. By becoming a fundraiser for Crisis Services, you will help more survivors of rape and sexual assault are never… Read more : Walk A Mile 2019
As Erie County’s only 24-hour crisis center, Crisis Services provides continuous services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. We are committed to maintaining the services we provide even under emergency conditions like the #PolarVortex. Check out some of the photo & video highlights below of our staff working to… Read more : Straight from the Crisis Services’ Command Center: #PolarVortex2019
At Crisis Services, a helpful hand is always waiting to answer the phone. Crisis occurs at any given moment of the day or night. Crisis is defined differently by everyone. If you are in an abusive relationship a crisis might look different to you than if you are struggling with thoughts of suicide, or helping… Read more : Continue Your Legacy of Compassion with a Year-End Gift to Crisis Services
For fifty years, Crisis Services has provided support, help and hope to Buffalo and Erie County 24 hours a day. In November 1968 Crisis Services was born, and 50 years later the organization celebrates this anniversary by officially launching a refreshed logo, mission, vision and tagline.
October is #DomesticViolenceAwarenessMonth! Our Advocate Program provides confidential response and support for survivors of rape, sexual assault, domestic violence, family violence and elder abuse – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The Advocate Program is committed to empowering survivors of domestic/family/sexual violence and elder abuse without discrimination. We strive to reduce the impact… Read more : October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
As a leader in suicide prevention work, Crisis Services is the only agency accredited by the American Association of Suicidology in the WNY area. At the end of July, we had our site visit to be reviewed for re-accreditation by AAS. The agency passed with flying colors and Crisis Services’ CEO, Jessica Pirro, wants to… Read more : September 2018 Update: Crisis Services receives re-accreditation & high praise from the American Association of Suicidology!
In honor of #50YearsofHelpandHope at Crisis Services, we will be sharing #50StoriesofCrisisCare: fifty stories written by past and current clients, employees, volunteers, donors and board members about the impact Crisis Services has had on their lives. The goal of #50StoriesofCrisisCare is to go beyond the statistics (e.g., Crisis Services helps approximately 100,000 people in our community… Read more : Celebrating #50YearsofHelpandHope at Crisis Services: #50StoriesofCrisisCare
“SANEs are a small army of expert medical professionals who have transformed the way we prosecute sexual assault cases. Before SANEs nurses, victims were alone. Today, SANEs are instrumental to the Sexual Assault Response Team [SART] that hold sex offenders accountable.” – Rosanne Johnson, Erie County DA Special Victims Bureau Chief Crisis Services’ Sexual Assault… Read more : Sexual Assault Forensic/Nurse Examiner Training