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Within the University at Buffalo

In Case of Imminent Threat or Danger
University Police | 645-2222

For Non-Emergency Situations
Office of Judicial Affairs | 645-6154

For Counseling Services
Counseling Center | 645-2720

For Employee Assistance
UB Employee Assistance Program | 645-4461

For Sexual Harassment Concerns
Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion | 645-2266

Within Western New York

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

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

BestSelf Behavioral Health | Information, referrals, appointments: (716) 884-0888
Provides professional counseling and treatment services for parents, children, families, and adolescents.

Child & Family Services | (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) | (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) | (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 | (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.

Legal Services for the Elderly, Disabled or Disadvantaged of W.N.Y. | (716) 853-3087
Free civil legal services, primarily to individuals age sixty and over as defined by the federal Older Americans Act, but also to younger disabled and low-income individuals.

Mental Health Association of Erie County | (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. | (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| (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

Crisis Text Line:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: | 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:

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

U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights | 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 | 1-877-292-3804
Enforces federal laws that protect students from harassment and discrimination and accept complaints of potential violations.