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You Can Make a Difference

Your tax-deductible donation provides support for individuals in crisis. Crisis Services is the most comprehensive crisis center in WNY, offering assistance 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Financial support is greatly needed for us to offer all of life-saving emergency services for mental health, suicide prevention, domestic & family violence, sexual assault, and elder abuse advocacy.

A Gift of Hope

By Credit or Debit:

Donate Now

Consider an automatic monthly gift: a small gift of hope each month makes a big impact year-round!

Or send a check payable to Crisis Services:

Crisis Services
ATTN: Development Office
100 River Rock Drive
Suite 300
Buffalo, New York 14207

Other Ways to Give:

Matching Gift
If your company makes matching gifts, you can double the impact of your giving to Crisis Services.

Honorarium and Memorials
Remember a friend or loved one for a birthday, anniversary or special celebration or to offer a meaningful expression of one’s sympathy, love and respect at the time of death with a gift to the Crisis Services Foundation.



Fundraising Events and Campaigns

Crisis Services hosts and supports numerous fundraisers each year to benefit the programs we offer to Erie County. 

  • Men Who Cook – our biggest event of the year!
  • I <3 Crisis Services Wine & Chocolate Tasting – our new February favorite
  • May Donor Appreciation Drive – give AND get
  • Crisis Services’ Summer Refresher – a great (virtual) way to sample great cocktails and support our mission
  • Crisis Services’ Legacy Wall – honoring those we’ve lost and our future ahead

We’re continually seeking individuals and groups who are looking to create and host fundraisers to benefit us. Click here to learn more and submit your ideas.

Corporate Giving

Crisis Services invites you to help us achieve our vision of safety, help and hope through annual sponsorship of our important work.

How will your business or institution match your good works with Crisis Services’?

In-Kind Donations

In specific instances, Crisis Services is pleased to receive donations of goods and services that enhance and support our help-seekers and help-givers. Especially for our Advocate Department, personal care items and used cell phones for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault are always in need. Please contact for more information.

Crisis Services’ Foundation Board

The Crisis Services Foundation, Inc. is the fundraising vehicle of the organization. All funds raised by the Foundation are used to support Crisis Services unless otherwise specified by the Foundation.

Click the link to visit our Board of Directors page.

Donor Information Policy

All information concerning donors or prospective donors, including their names, addresses, phone numbers, emails, amount of gift, etc., shall be kept strictly confidential by Crisis Services, its staff and volunteers, unless permission is obtained from donors to release such information. Crisis Services uses donors’ information to understand their interests in its mission and to update them on Crisis Services’ plans and activities.

Crisis Services assures donors that their names and email addresses will not be shared with any third party unless permission has been granted. For those who do not wish to be included on Crisis Services’ mailing lists, or if you have comments or questions about Crisis Services’ donor privacy policy, please contact Olivia Retallack, Executive and Donor Manager, at 716-831-4442 or email

Do you have the skills, experience, and compassion to be a Crisis Services First Responder or volunteer?

There are opportunities to help at Crisis Services.