New Community Partnership with Hearts and Hands to Benefit Erie County Seniors

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Hearts & Hands

Our newest community effort in partnering with several community organizations for older adults and disabled during the COVID-19 pandemic.


If you are in need of a ride (non-essential)


For needed items such as groceries or medicine

Social Interaction:

Schedule a friendly call!

To schedule a ride, delivery, or phone call, please contact Hearts & Hands at 406-8311.

Volunteers Needed:

If you can transport someone, go grocery shopping, or want to have a friendly phone conversation with someone, please call Hearts & Hands, 406-8311

Volunteers are reimbursed for mileage and have supplemental insurance coverage through Hearts and Hands. Volunteer safety is of utmost concern and all COVID-19 precautions are observed. Additional opportunities for volunteers to work from home are available.

Press Release- Seeking Volunteers 4/11/20

Press Release- Services Starting 4/23/20



Phone: (716) 858-8526

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

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Phone Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm