If you are in need of shelter right now. . .

Between 9am-4pm

Go to the Erie County Department of Social Services at 158 Pearl Street, 1st floor.  Find the window that says "homeless".  Bring all your identifying documents.  They will intake you and find you shelter.

Between 5pm-9am

Call 211, Western New York's free and confidential link to health and human services.  They will offer you emergency overnight assistance and send you to 158 Pearl Street in the morning for intake.

For Homeless Prevention

For first month's rent eviction prevention or one month's past due mortgage assistance, call the Homeless Prevention Program at 881-6543.