Health Care Resources

Healthy People 2020:

New York State Department of Health:

Surgeon General's Report on Physical Activity:

The Agency for Health Care Research and Quality, National Guideline Clearinghouse: 

Local Resources

Erie County Department of Health: 858-7690

Erie County Medical Center Web Site, click on the link to Health Information:

The Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo & Western New York: 851-4052

WNY/Rochester Regional Osteoporosis Resource Center Bone: 862-2663 

Partners for Prevention Cancer Screening Services of Erie County: 886-9201

WNY Coalition for Diabetes Prevention: 858-7695

Cultural Diversity Committee of the American Diabetes Association: 835-0274

Asthma Coalition of WNY: 691-5864

Minority Asthma Coalition: 816-0634

Grandparenting (or Relatives as Parents) Support: Contact 858-8081 for community-wide resources

WNY Safe Kids: Children's Hospital: 878-7109

Erie Niagara Tobacco Free Coalition: 845-3407

Minority Health Coalition: 883-7588, 835-7251

Cancer Information Services: 1-800-4-CANCER

NYS Smoker's Quit Line: 1-866-697-8487

Senior Health Links

United States Department of Health and Human Services:


Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality:

Administration on Aging:

The National Women's Health Information Center:

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration:

United States Food and Drug Administration:

United States State and Local Gateway: Health

Healthy People 2010:

National Institutes of Health:

United States National Library of Medicine:

Cancer Information Service:

National Cancer Institute:

Cancer Net:

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute:

National Institute on Aging:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:

National Center for Injury Control and Prevention:

New York State Office for the Aging (follow links to health information):

New York State Department of Health:

Erie County:

Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services:



Phone: (716) 858-8526

Erie County Department of Senior Services
95 Franklin Street, 13th Floor
Buffalo, New York 14202

Office hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm