Disability/Direct/Legal Services


Programs providing services disability, direct, and legal services

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Disability Services

  • Community Service for Every1

    Community Service for Every1 provides services for those living with an intellectual or developmental disability. However, services are available to all individuals with difficult life circumstances. The organization offers a variety of housing options, employment services, domestic violence services, care management, and more. All with an intellectual or developmental disabilities are eligible and 95+ language services are available. 


    180 Oak St.
    Buffalo, NY 14203


    Heather Ponce, Admissions 

  • Parent Network of WNY is a not-for-profit agency that provides education and resources e.g., one-on-one counseling and behavioral sessions for families of individuals with special needs (birth through adulthood). All with a family member who has a suspected or diagnosed delay or disability are eligible and 8 language and additional translation services are available.


    1021 Broadway Street
    Buffalo, NY 14212


    Kristi Moscato
    (716) 332-4184

Direct Services

  • Child Care Resource Network (CCRN)

    Child Care Resource Network (CCRN) works to promote high-quality child care by providing education to parents, providers, and legislators. CCRN offers free child care navigation referral services to parents and helps to create a child-care plan. All services are offered at no cost, except for the educational services. All parents or relatives of the children are eligible and English, Spanish, and other languages services are available via the translation partnership with Journey’s End.


    1000 Hertel Avenue
    Buffalo, NY 14216


    Kimberly Suminski
    (716) 877-6666

  • Resources And Help Against Marital Abuse (RAHAMA)

    Resources And Help Against Marital Abuse (RAHAMA) provides support to victims of domestic violence through education, transitional housing, and advocacy, including services such as counseling, trauma-informed care, and relief to women and children in Western New York. The organization has no eligibility criteria but serves mostly domestic violence survivors of Muslim immigrant and refugee communities. Language services for all users are available.


    1272 Delaware Ave
    Buffalo, NY 14209


    Nancy Abdelhaq
    (716) 777-3468 

    24/7 DV hotline
    (800) 799-7233 

Legal Services

  • Civil Legal Advice Resource Office (CLARO)

    Connie Joyce (716) 855-0203 ext 104 cjoyce@wnylc.com

    Coordinated Refugee/Asylee Legal Services (CRLS) Project

    Karen Welch, Esq. (716) 847-0655 ext. 265 kwelch@nls.org

    The Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo

    M. Patterson, Chief Attorney of the Civil Legal Services
    (716) 853-9555 ext. 551 mpatterson@legalaidbuffalo.org