Buffalo Area Counseling/Assessment Services

  • Buffalo Area Counseling/Assessment Services

    Crisis Services/Immediate Support

    C.A.R.E.S. Team   24 hour hotline:  822-HELP  (882-4357)  Call when concerned that a youth under 18 years may have a serious enough behavioral or emotional problem that would be a crisis or outside help is needed.  If you aren't sure, call.

    Crisis Services   24 hour hotline:  834-3131  Anyone of any age who is experiencing a personal, emotional or mental health crisis can call 24 hours a day.

    Family Help Center   24 hour parent hotline:  892-2172   Free support to families and safety to children when parenting gets tough.  If a parent is under stress or needs someone to talk to, call anytime. 


    Counseling Services

    Catholic Charities  856-4494   Family, group or child counseling, lethality assessments, domestic violence services, chemical dependency services, basic/emergency assistance.

    Child and Adolescent Treatment Services (CATS)  819-3420 x138  Non-Profit children's mental health agency; individual and family counseling; teen suicide prevention, treatment for sexual victimization, psychiatric consultation.

    Child and Family Services  842-2750  Counseling for youth and their families ages 7-20;  anger management program for youth 13-20, marital counseling, psychiatrist.

    Horizon Health Services  831-1800   Not-for-profit agency offering individual, group and family counseling; addiction groups for adolescents; psychiatric services.

    Mid-Erie Counseling and Treatment  895-6700   Individual, group and family counseling, crisis intervention, psychiatric services, anger management program.  **Early Recognition Program:  free screening for social/emotional health concerns with linkage to services if requested.  249-5166

    Spectrum 662-2040   Mental health counseling for adults and children, chemical dependency services.


    Private Counseling

    East Amherst Psychology Group:  636-1375

    Western New York Psychotherapy Services:  837-6705

    Family Counseling Associates:  836-9460

    Suburban Psychiatric Associates:  689-3333


    Domestic Violence

    Family Justice Center   Victims of Domestic Violence  588-SAFE (588-7233)  Free, confidential safety planning, legal assistant, law enforcement, counseling and limited medical.

    Kidstrong Group through the YMCA Tonawandas 692-5580   Free support group for children 3-12 years old who are affected by family violence.


    Eating Disorders

    Buffalo Centre Eating Disorders Treatment Program  276-6939  Intensive outpatient programs designed to help clients with eating disorders.


    Homeless/Runaway Support

    Compass House  24 hour crisis help line: 886-0935  Serves homeless and runaway children ages 12-17.

    Covenant House 1-800-999-9999  National 24-hour crisis hotline for homeless youth.


    Substance Abuse

    Beacon Center 831-1837  Outpatient chemical dependency treatment services, drug and alcohol testing, youth program, services to help teens deal with a parent's chemical dependency.

    Renaissance House Early Intervention Program  821-0391  Students at risk of substance abuse and family meet for a private, one time session at Renaissance Campus.  Families are provided with educational materials and referrals to treatment services, if needed.


    Grief Resources

    Life Transitions Center  Provides counseling, bereavement support, education, information and resources to anyone concerned about issues related to loss, grief, death and living with a life-threatening illness.




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