Powerful Tools

Powerful Tools for Caregivers Class Schedule

Classes for People Helping Older Relatives or Friends 

A six-week educational program designed to provide caregivers the tools needed for taking care of themselves is now being offered. Through six 2 1/2 hour sessions held on a weekly basis caregivers learn to reduce stress, improve self-confidence, better communicate feelings, and locate helpful resources. Attendees also learn how to increase their ability to make tough decisions and balance their lives.  

 

Registration is required - Call (716) 858-2177 or e-mail caregiver@erie.gov for more information about Powerful Tools for Caregivers Classes and to register. There is a $25 cost for the course, which includes a copy of The Caregiver Helpbook.*

 

 Catholic Charities

 128 Wilson St

 Buffalo, NY 14212

 Thursdays

1:30 - 4:00pm

 August 24 - September 28

 Trinity Old Lutheran Church

 3445 Sheridan Dr

 Amherst, NY 14226

 Mondays

4:30 - 7:00pm

 September 11 - October 16

 Annunciation Church

 7580 Clinton St

 Elma, NY 14059

 

 Tuesdays

1:00 - 3:30pm

 September 12 - October 17

 The Dale Association

 33 Ontario St

 Lockport, NY 14094 

 Wednesdays

1:00 - 3:30pm

 October 4 - November 8 

 Kenmore Presbyterian Church

 2771 Delaware Ave

 Kenmore, NY 14217

 Wednesdays

5:00 - 7:30pm

 October 18 - November 22

 

 

For more information or to register, contact:  Erie County Department of Senior Services at (716) 858-2177 or e-mail: caregiver@erie.gov. Additional classes are being scheduled.

* Complete course cost is covered for all Blue Cross/Blue Shield of WNY and Independent Health members.

** Course cost is covered in full by Health Foundation of Western & Central NY Cultural Diversity Grant funding for those that are uninsured.

Co-sponsored by The University at Buffalo, School of Public Health and Health Professions and the Erie County Caregiver Coalition.

Contact

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