Parent Resources

Important Hotlines:

WNY Crisis Services, 24-Hour



WNY Posion Control Center



Kids Crisis Helpline



2-1-1: A free and confidential service that helps people find the local resources they need. Call 24/7.

Consumer Product Safety Commission: Learn about unsafe or recalled products including chemicals, clothing, appliances, toys, and more.

Every Person Influences Children (EPIC): Get parenting and family resources to help raise responsible and capable adults.

Family Help Center: The only 24-hour 365 days a year family crisis intervention and support service in Erie County. Get immediate assistance here.

Parent Network of WNY: Provides 1-on-1 support and education on disabilities, special education, and services.

Buffalo Prenatal-Perinatal Network: A resource for WNY'ers that seek information regarding Maternal Child Health Care services and Social Services for women of childbearing age and their children.

Boys and Girls Club of Buffalo: A safe and stable experience for children ages 5-18 regardless of race, religion, and culture. 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Stay up-to-date on the latest programs, services, laws, and regulations for the health and safety of your children and family.

Dad's Adventure: Advice from over 350,000 real fathers.

Family Equality Council: Ensuring all families are respected, loved, and celebrated - especially those with parents who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer.

Help Me Grow Western New York: Promoting optimal development of young children through free developmental screenings online.

Text 4 Baby: Free text messages to keep you and your baby healthy.

National Association for the Education of Young Children: promotes high-quality learning for all children birth - 8.

AEYC of WNY: The local chapter of NAEYC.

Playground Safety: How to check playground equipment to make sure it is safe for children.

Stop Bullying: How to recognize different types of bullying and learn what to do when it is happening.

Fun 4 Kids: Fun things to do with your children in Buffalo, NY and the surrounding areas.

Zero to Three: An organization that promotes early connections through early development and learning.