Note: If you are experiencing a housing crisis, you can call Crisis Services' Homeless Hotline at 834-3131 OR visit the Erie County Department of Social Services Emergency Assistance Window #7, Rath Building - 95 Franklin Street in Downtown Buffalo.


  • Police/Fire/Ambulance: 911
  • Crisis Services: 834-3131
  • Central Referral Services: 851-5555

Below is a list of resources and agencies available to the homeless veterans and low-income household population in Erie County and the City of Buffalo.

List of Resources and Agencies

Frequently Requested


Phone: (716) 858-6363

Veterans Service Agency
Edward A Rath County Office Building
95 Franklin Street, Suite 800
Buffalo, New York 14202