Transitional Housing

We provide short term housing for families, providing affordable interim housing for women with children, with the primary goal of obtaining permanent housing. The program provides opportunities to build healthy support systems and work toward economic self-sufficiency.

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Fall Registration is underway for our Childcare Center & After School Programs!

The YWCA of WNY   PreK and Afterschool programs are now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year.   Call today for more information.   716.447-1494

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Teen Education & Leadership

In concert with the Buffalo Employment Training Center, this teen program provides after-school/extended day programming to Buffalo high school students, throughout the school year. Students who successfully complete the program participate in summer job placement.

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The YWCA of Western New York actively is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and girls, and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.

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Children & Youth Services

We have a long tradition of delivering comprehensive and high quality programs and services that foster healthy development and nurture the potential of every child.  Serving low-income children and their families in Western New York, our comprehensive children and youth services programs provide educational, social, emotional and wellness services.

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Transitional  Housing

The YWCA of WNY offers transitional housing to homeless women and their children. The YWCA of WNY has apartments in scattered sites through the area. These apartments are for women who are victims of domestic violence and or homelessness.

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School House Commons Housing for Seniors

School House commons provides safe and secure housing for low-income seniors.  We have 60 independent living apartment units, funded under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Section 202 Housing of the Elderly.

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After SchoolCourt Drop-Off Programs

Our after-school/extended day program for students is located at Cleve-Hill Elementary School in Cheektowaga. We also offer drop off services at Erie County Family Court Children’s Center in Buffalo, providing a safe and nurturing environment for children while their parents are in court.

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