BUFFALO, N.Y. — If you or someone you care about is in crisis or in need of help, the following resources are available.

Erie County 

Crisis Services Hotline: 716-834-3131; crisisservices.org; interpreters available, people who are deaf or hard of hearing (HOH) are encouraged to contact 711 (national relay service)

Domestic Violence Hotlines Program by Erie County Coalition Against Family Violence: (716) 862-HELP (4357), (716) 884-6000 (FOR SHELTER); eccafv.org 

Family Help Center:  716.892.2172 (24-hour family helpline)

Western New York Anti-Violence Project: 716 948-5744; wnyavp.org; serves LGTBQ+ community

Community Support Services by Gateway Longview: 716-783-3100; gateway-longview.org; Christian organization serving children and families

Addiction Hotline: 716-831-7007; 

Chautauqua County 

Crisis Services Hotline: 1-800-724-0461 

Niagara County 

Crisis Services Hotline: 716-285-3515 

Allegany County

Crisis Hotline: 1-888-448-3637 

Genesee County 

Care + Crisis Helpline: 585-344-4400, 844-345-4400 (24/7, free and confidential, trained listeners for any type of crisis) 

Orleans County 

Care and Crisis Helpline: 585-283-5200; Text: 741741

Wyoming County 

Crisis Line: 585-786-0220 

Cattaraugus County

Crisis Line 1-800-339-5209 

New York State

NYSTART - NY START Statewide Coordinator for People with Developmental Disabilities: 518-486-9865; opwdd.ny.gov/ny-start/home

NYS OASAS HOPELINE: 877-846-7369;www.oasas.ny.gov/accesshelp; multi-lingual, anonymous and confidential help for those struggling with alcoholism, drug abuse and/or problem gambling

New York State Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-942-6906 

National Resources 

Veterans Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255 Press 1 or Text 838255; chat online at veteranscrisisline.net; deaf/HOH 1-800-799-4889

Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741; crisistextline.org

Trans Lifeline: 877-565-8860; www.translifeline.org 

The National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233 or TTY 1-800-787-3224; thehotline.org; Available to speakers of English, Spanish and American Sign Language

The Boys Town National Hotline: 800-448-3000; text VOICE to 2012; YourLifeYourVoice.org; Available to English and Spanish speakers

Marine Corps DSTRESS Line: 1-877-476-7734; usmc-mccs.org/services/support/dstress-line

National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA)