Youth Services

OUR YOUTH PROGRAMMIMG IS CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Due to the impact of the Coronavirus, Programs are cancelled until further notice.
Our Agency is monitoring developments of this global pandemic and its impact on the Buffalo/WNY community. The safety of our youth, staff, and the community is very important.

OFFERING YOUTH SERVICES IN ERIE and NIAGARA COUNTY

WE BELIEVE IN INVESTING IN OUR YOUTH

We offer a range of services to help youth and teens overcome obstacles they may face daily. Our staff works with youth ages 9-21 in Buffalo, Niagara Falls and Lockport to improve access to health care, cultural experiences, and social services to reduce risky behaviors.

OUR FOCUS

  • Promote healthy behaviors
    The BFNC—CAPP team addresses health disparities in Buffalo, NY and surrounding area for youth (ages 10-21) relating to teen pregnancy, HIV/AIDS, and sexually transmitted infections.
  • Ensure access to healthcare services
  • Expand opportunities and provide support for youth
  • Develop a coordinated plan for a community effort to improve the local environment for young people
  • Provide temporary emergency housing for homeless families under our Settlement Housing Program

MAKING AN IMPACT THROUGH ACTIVITIES AND ACCESS TO OPPORTUNTIES

We facilitate educational programs in neighborhoods where there is the greatest health and socio-economic burden using a multi-dimensional model that includes:

  • Small group, evidence-based education hosted in such diverse sites as faith-based organizations, schools, group homes, and community centers
  • Mentoring for youth and their parents to help them access appropriate health care resources
  • Youth development activities including; summer employment, educational workshops, and community service
  • Programs to help youth understand risk-taking behaviors
  • Community collaborations to help youth learn and grow
  • The CAPP summer Program includes several interactive activities that enhance students’ intellectual curiosity and provide stress/conflict coping skills


BFNC YOUTH SERVICES OF ERIE COUNTY
76 Orange St.
Buffalo, NY 14204
CALL: (716) 885-1455


BFNC YOUTH SERVICES OF NIAGARA COUNTY
There are 2 Niagara County Locations:

301 Michigan Street
Lockport NY 14094
CALL: 716-727-3021

BFNC of Niagara County
2002 Forrest Avenue
Niagara Falls NY 14304
CALL: 716-281-2217