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Advocating, Educating & Training Our Community

The advocacy Crisis Services provides extends beyond our 24-Hour Crisis Hotline and array of programs and services. We work toward the overall education of the communities in which we live and work. Our goal is to provide a variety of resources that individuals, no matter the crisis, can use to educate others. Together, we can build a more aware and healthier community.

We encourage you to learn more about how to make this possible at the links below.

Mental Health

WNY Postpartum Connection
Postpartum Resource Center of WNY, Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorder Task Force
Erie County Anti-Stigma Coalition

Suicide Prevention

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Suicide Prevention Coalition of Erie County
Suicide Prevention Center of New York
Suicide Prevention Resource Center

Rape & Sexual Assault

Child Advocacy Center (a Program of BestSelf Behavioral Health)
New York State Coalition Against Sexual Assault
Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
Men Can Stop Rape
Parents for Megan’s Law and the Crime Victims Center
Enough is Enough: Combating Sexual Assault on College Campuses
SUNY Sexual Assault and Violence Resources
SUNY Sexual Violence Prevention Workgroup
Sexual Assault Prevention on Campus, Culture of Respect
Safer Campus
Empowering Students to End Gender Based Violence
National Online Resource Center on Violence Against Women
Sexual Violence Prevention

Domestic & Family Violence

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline
Love Is Not Abuse
Stalking Resource Center
New York State Office of Victim Services
Victim Information and Notification Everyday
National Center for Victims of Crime

Elder Abuse

Elder Domestic Violence Shelter Network
Legal Services for the Elderly, Disabled and Disadvantaged
Council on Elder Abuse
National Council on Aging Care
National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life


PTSD: National Center for PTSD
EMDR Institute, Inc.
International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
University at Buffalo, School of Social Work: Trauma & Trauma-Informed Care Episodes
National Institute of Mental Health


Addiction Hotline Resources & Information
Hope On the Horizon & Open Access Addiction Hotline Information

Want to learn more about these resources and those Crisis Services can provide? Contact us below.