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Within the University at Buffalo

In Case of Imminent Threat or Danger
University Police: www.public-safety.buffalo.edu | 645-2222

For Non-Emergency Situations
Office of Judicial Affairs: www.ub-judiciary.buffalo.edu | 645-6154

For Counseling Services
Counseling Center: ub-counseling.buffalo.edu | 645-2720

For Sexual Harassment Concerns
Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion: equity.buffalo.edu | 645-2266


Within Western New York

Buffalo Crisis Services Hotline: 1-800-KIDS-400
Over-the-phone language interpreters available 24/7

Catholic Charities
www.ccwny.org | (716) 218-1400
Provides emergency assistance, counseling, behavioral health, youth education, and numerous other services.

Child & Adolescent Treatment Services
www.catswny.org | (716) 819-3420 | Intake: (716) 835-7807
Provides professional counseling and treatment services for parents, children, families, and adolescents.

Child & Family Services
www.cfsbny.org | (716) 842-2750
Provides counseling, community-based services, work-life support, education, mediation, and prevention for children, families, and individuals.

Erie County Council for the Prevention of Alcohol & Substance Abuse (ECCPASA)
www.eccpasa.org | (716) 831-2298
Provides education, programs, and services for individuals and families on the prevention and intervention of alcohol and substance abuse.

Every Person Influences Children (EPIC)
www.epicforchildren.org | (716) 332-4100
Provides parents, teachers, and other educators with resources and programing on parent support, family literacy, character development in children, creating home-school partnerships, and family engagement in education.

Family Support Centers
www.joanamale.org | (716) 892-2172
Links residents with human service organizations and community resources to improve student achievement and behavior at school by identifying strengths and resources in families and school, and focusing them toward a common goal.

Mental Health Association of Erie County
www.eriemha.org | (716) 886-1242
Provides support and advocacy for individuals and families living with mental illness.

National Federation for Just Communities of Western New York, Inc.
www.nfjcwny.org | (716) 853-9596
Provides programs for businesses, organizations, schools, and student groups that promote understanding and respect and counseling services for individuals and families.

Prevention Focus/Teen Focus
www.pfocus.org | (716) 884-3256
Provides quality programs and strategies proven to address problem behaviors and promote healthy choices for parents and children grades K-12.


Within the United States

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org | 1-800-273-TALK

LGBTQ Youth Suicide Hotline: 1-866-4-U-TREVOR

Suicide Hotlines for Spanish Speakers: 1-888-628-9454 or 1-800-SUICIDA

Crisis Chat: www.crisischat.org

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
store.samhsa.gov/mhlocator | 1-877-SAMHSA-7
Find a mental health services provider near you.

U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights
www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr | 1-800-421-3481
Enforces several federal civil rights laws and assists in resolving complaints of discrimination.

U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division
www.justice.gov/crt/complaint/#three | 1-877-292-3804
Enforces federal laws that protect students from harassment and discrimination and accept complaints of potential violations.