Support Groups: Other

Before attending a meeting for the first time, it is recommended that you call or email first to confirm date, time and location of meeting (see contact info provided with each listing, or call MHA at 716-433-3780).

Please help us keep this page up to date. If you run a support group, please let us know of changes to locations, dates and times of meetings. We also want to know about new support groups!

Self-Help for Today

  • “a safe place to talk about private issues”
  • Meets Sundays, 1 to 3 pm
  • at Warren’s Corner, United Methodist Church, 5293 Stone Road, Lockport NY 14094. Call  to learn more.

 

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Crisis Hotlines/Emergency Services

AIDS Hotline…………………………………………………………………………… 1-800-541-2437

www.nyaidsline.org

 

Child Abuse Hotline (mandated reporter’s line)……………………………….. 1-800-635-1522

 www.ocfs.state.ny.us/main/cps/

 

Child Abuse Hotline (New York State)…………………………………………… 1-800-342-3720

 www.ocfs.state.ny.us/main/cps/

 

Community Missions……………………………………………………………………….. 285-3403

Crisis Shelter……………………………………………………………………………… 285-3403

www.communitymissions.org

 

Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled

Project COACH (Community Outreach and Crisis Hotline) ……………………… 883-8002

www.csdd.net

Contact Crisis Line (Adult Help Line)……………………………………………….. 972-233-2233

 

Crisis Services Hotline, Niagara County Department of Mental Health………….. 285-3515

 

Domestic Violence Hotlines (Local)

Lockport…………………………………………………………………………………….. 433-6716

North Tonawanda…………………………………………………………………………. 692-5643

Niagara Falls (PASSAGE)………………………………………………………………… 285-6984

 

Domestic Violence Hotline (National)……………… 1-800-799-7233 / TTY 1-800-787-3224

www.thehotline.org/

 

Family & Children’s Service of Niagara

Casey House – Runaway & Youth Services……………………………………………. 285-7125

Domestic Violence Services (PASSAGE)……………………………………………… 285-6984

www.niagarafamily.org

 

Grad Student Hotline (GRADHLP)……………………………………………….. 1-800-472-3457

 

HIV Counseling Hotline…………………………………………………………….. 1-800-872-2777

 

IMAlive (Suicide Hotline)……………………………….. 1-800-442-HOPE / 1-800-442-4673

www.hopeline.com

 

Mental Health America

Crisis Hotline………………………………………………………………………….. 1-800-784-2433

www.mentalhealthamerica.net

 

National Suicide Hotline……………………………………………………………. 1-800-784-2433

 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline……………………………………………. 1-800-273-8255

www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

 

New York State Coalition Against Domestic Violence……………………… 1-800-942-6906

http://www.nyscadv.org

 

Option Line – 24 Hour National Pregnancy Center Emergency Helpline …………………………………………………………………………………………… 1-800-395-4357

 

Poison Control Center of WNY……………………………………………………. 1-800-222-1222

www.upstate.edu/poison

 

Postpartum Depression Hotline (PPD MOMS)………………………………… 1-800-773-6667

 

Rape Crisis Hotline……………………………………………………………………………. 433-6716

 

Spanish Speaking Suicide Hotline……………………………………………….. 1-800-784-2432

 

Suicide Prevention Hotline (Niagara County)……………………………………………. 285-3515

 

The Trevor Project…………………………………………………………………… 1-866-488-7386

Crisis intervention and suicide prevention for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, & Questioning youth.

www.thetrevorproject.org

 

Veterans Peer Support Line (Vet2Vet)…………………………………………… 1-877-838-2838

 

Veterans Suicide Hotline……………………………………………………………. 1-800-273-8255

 

Youth Line (Teen to Teen Peer Counseling Line)…………………………….. 1-877-968-8454

 

Domestic Violence/Rape Crisis Hotline Y.W.C.A. of  the Niagara Frontier – …… 433-6716

 www.ywcaniagara.org

 

Counseling

Anger Management Classes (Through Family & Children’s)………………………….285-6984

 

Catholic Charities

Lockport Office……………………………………………………………………………. 433-0246

Niagara Falls Office or North Tonawanda…………………………………………….. 282-2351

Monsignor Carr Institute Children’s Clinic

Lockport……………………………………………………………………………….. 478-0315

Niagara Falls………………………………………………………………………….. 205-0825

North Tonawanda……………………………………………………………………. 694-7749

Referrals……………………………………………………………………… 1-877-448-4466

Multi-Systemic Therapy………………………………….. NF 282-4991 / Lockport 478-0035

www.ccwny.org

 

 

Center for Family Therapy………………………………………………………………….. 434-7430

 

Christian Counseling Ministries of WNY, Inc………………………………………….. 632-3200

www.ccmwny.org

Fee according to sliding scale; Licensed Mental Health Counselors

 

Camp Hope (summer only)…………………………………………………………………. 280-0777

 

Niagara Hospice……………………………………………………………………………….. 439-4417

www.niagarahospice.org

 

Consumer Credit Counseling of Buffalo, Inc. ………………….. 712-2060 / 1-800-926-9685

www.cccsbuff.org

 

Dale Association

Administrative Offices…………………………………………………………………… 433-4440

Geriatric Community Mental Health Nurse……………………………….. 433-1937 ext. 107

Mental Health Peer Specialist………………………………………………… 433-1937 ext. 205

Outpatient Counseling and Treatment Center………………………………………. 693-9961

PROS Center for Wellness……………………………………………………………….. 433-1937

www.daleassociation.com

 

 

Family & Children’s Service of Niagara

Lockport…………………………………………………………………………………….. 433-6019

Niagara Falls (PASSAGE)………………………………………………………………… 285-6984

www.niagarafamily.org

 

 

Heart, Love & Soul…………………………………………………………………………….. 282-5687

 

Hillside Children’s Center (Therapeutic Foster Care Services)……………………… 439-5400

24 Hour Service & General Information………………………………………… 585-256-7500

www.hillside.com

 

Horizon Health Services

City Market (Niagara Falls)……………………………………………………………… 505-1060

Horizon Village…………………………………………………………………………….. 731-2030

Lockport…………………………………………………………………………………….. 836-1767

Niagara Falls……………………………………………………………………………….. 283-2000

North Tonawanda Boulevard Counseling Center…………………………………… 833-3708

Tonawanda Clinic………………………………………………………………………….. 831-1850

www.horizon-health.org

Jewish Family Service…………………………………………………………………………. 883-1914

www.jfsbuffalo.org

 

Lockport Care Net Pregnancy Center……………………………………………………… 434-0251

www.lockportcarenet.com

 

Mental Health Association in Niagara County, Inc.…………………………………… 433-3780

Referral to counseling services (Help-Line)…………………………………………. 433-5432

www.mhanc.com

 

Niagara County Department of Mental Health

Adult Mental Health Clinic – Lockport (Shaw Bldg, Mt. View Campus)……….. 439-7400

Adult Mental Health Clinic – Niagara Falls (Trott Access Center)………………. 278-1940

Trauma Specialty Services – Lockport………………………………………………… 439-7400

Trauma Specialty Services – Niagara Falls…………………………………………… 278-1940

www.niagaracounty.com

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center

Community Mental Health Clinic……………………………………………………… 278-4541

General Information…………………………………………………………………….. 278-4000

www.nfmmc.org

 

 

Northpointe Council, Inc.

Lockport…………………………………………………………………………………….. 433-3846

Niagara Falls……………………………………………………………………………….. 282-1228

North Tonawanda…………………………………………………………………………. 694-3214

First Step Crisis Center…………………………………………………………………… 285-3421

www.northpointecouncil.org

 

 

Rape Crisis Services (YWCA) & Domestic Violence HotLine…………………………. 433-6716

 

Recovery Plus…………………………………………………………………………………… 694-1225

 

Samaritan Counseling Center of WNY……………………………. 743-9117 / 1-800-660-5053

www.sccwny.com

Community Service Agencies

 

Better Business Bureau………………………………………………. 881-5222 / 1-800-828-5000

www.upstateny.bbb.org

 

Boys and Girls Club, Inc.……………………………………………………………………… 282-7181

 

Brother’s Keeper Outreach (Food & Clothing)………………………………………….. 439-9638

 

Catholic Charities

Lockport Office…………………………………………………………………………………. 433-0246

Niagara Falls Office / Tonawanda……………………………………………………………. 282-2351

www.ccwny.org

 

 

Center for Joy, Inc. (at HANCI)……………………………………………………………… 285-8224

 

Community Missions…………………………………………………………………………. 285-3403

www.communitymissions.org

 

Consumer Credit Counseling of Buffalo, Inc.………………….. 712-2060 / 1-800-926-9685

www.cccsbuff.org

 

Cornell Cooperative Extension

Lockport………………………………………………………………………………………….. 433-8839

Niagara Falls (in Community Missions office)………………………………… 285-3403 ext.2255

www.cceniagaracounty.org

 

 

Health Association of Niagara County, Inc. (HANCI)

Lockport………………………………………………………………………………………….. 433-2664

Niagara Falls…………………………………………………………………………………….. 285-8224

North Tonawanda………………………………………………………………………………. 692-4855

www.hanci.com

 

 

Heart, Love & Soul…………………………………………………………………………….. 282-5687

www.heartloveandsoul.org

 

Independent Living of Niagara County……………………………. 284-4131 / 1-855-366-1042

www.ilnc.org

 

Mental Health Association in Niagara County, Inc.…………………………………… 433-3780

www.mhanc.com

Community Education and Training

Consumer Planning Advisory Committee (C.P.A.C.)

Compeer Niagara for Adults and Kids

County-Wide Helpline……………………………………………………………………. 433-5432

Respite

Legal Advocacy

Peer Programs

Hospital Diversion

Hospital Peer Advocate (NFMMC)……………………………………………………. 278-4748

Peers in Niagara County (PINC)

Support Groups:  Anxiety/Depression ∙ Art for Relaxation ∙ Grief Share

 

Niagara Community Action Program (NIACAP)

Community Child Care Clearinghouse of Niagara………………………………….. 285-8572

Lockport Neighborhood Center and Food Pantry…………………………………… 433-6632

Niagara Falls Neighborhood Center…………………………………………………… 282-4375

North Tonawanda Neighborhood Center…………………………………………….. 694-9727

Nutrition Outreach and Education…………………………………………………….. 439-1322

Weatherization Assistance Program………………………………………………….. 285-9681

www.niagaracap.org

 

 

Niagara County Sheriff’s Office Victim Assistance Unit…………………………….. 438-3306

www.niagarasheriff.com

 

Niagara Falls Community Health Worker Program…………………………………… 278-4623

 

Salvation Army

Lockport………………………………………………………………………………………… 434-1276

Niagara Falls…………………………………………………………………………………… 283-7697

North Tonawanda……………………………………………………………………………… 692-7323

 

Save a Pet Niagara…………………………………………………………………………….. 559-3020

www.saveapetniagara.com

 

Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA)……………………………. 731-4368

www.niagaraspca.org

 

St. John’s Food Pantry and Outreach……………………………………………………… 433-5252

www.stjohnslockport.org/outreach.html

 

United Way of Greater Niagara…………………………………………………………….. 731-4580

www.uwgn.org

 

United Way of the Tonawandas………………………………………………………….. 693-0895

www.uwayt.com

Mental Health

Anger Management Classes (through Family & Children’s)…………………………. 285-9684

 

Buffalo Psychiatric Center…………………………………………………………………… 885-2261

Recovery Plus………………………………………………………………………………. 694-1225

https://www.omh.ny.gov/omhweb/facilities/bupc/

Catholic Charities

Lockport Office……………………………………………………………………………. 433-0246

Niagara Falls Office……………………………………………………………………….. 282-2351

North Tonawanda Office…………………………………………………………………. 692-1440

Multi-Systemic Therapy………………………………….. NF 282-4991 / Lockport 478-0035

Monsignor Carr Institute Children’s Clinic

Lockport……………………………………………………………………………….. 478-0315

Niagara Falls………………………………………………………………………….. 205-0825

North Tonawanda……………………………………………………………………. 694-7749

Referrals……………………………………………………………………… 1-877-448-4466

www.ccwny.org

 

 

Community Missions…………………………………………………………………………. 285-3403

Aurora House……………………………………………………………………………….. 433-1905

CHOICES…………………………………………………………………………….. 285-3403 x2275

Hope House – Peer Recovery Respite Center / Recovery Line……………………. 433-6543

Niagara Visions PROS……………………………………………………………………. 205-8708

Respite Bed Services……………………………………………………………………… 285-3403

Transportation…………………………………………………………………………….. 282-5403

Youth Services…………………………………………………………………………….. 285-4668

www.communitymissions.org

 

 

Dale Association

Administrative Offices…………………………………………………………………… 433-4440

Geriatric Community Mental Health Nurse……………………………….. 433-1937 ext. 107

Mental Health Peer Specialist………………………………………………… 433-1937 ext. 205

Outpatient Counseling and Treatment Center………………………………………. 693-9961

PROS Center for Wellness……………………………………………………………….. 433-1937

www.daleassociation.com

 

 

Family & Children’s Service of Niagara

Lockport…………………………………………………………………………………….. 433-6019

Niagara Falls (PASSAGE)………………………………………………………………… 285-6984

Family Outreach Intervention Services………………………………………………. 285-6984

www.niagarafamily.org

 

 

Horizon Health Services

City Market (Niagara Falls)……………………………………………………………… 505-1060

Horizon Village…………………………………………………………………………….. 731-2030

Lockport…………………………………………………………………………………….. 433-2484

Niagara Falls……………………………………………………………………………….. 283-2000

North Tonawanda Boulevard Counseling Center…………………………………… 833-3708

Tonawanda Clinic………………………………………………………………………….. 831-1850

www.horizon-health.org

 

 

Jewish Family Service…………………………………………………………………………. 883-1914

www.jfsbuffalo.org

 

Mental Health Association in Niagara County, I………………………………………. 433-3780

Community Education and Trainings

Consumer Planning Advisory Committee (C.P.A.C.)

Compeer Niagara for Adults and Kids

County-Wide Helpline……………………………………………………………………. 433-5432

Respite

Legal Advocacy

Peer Programs

Hospital Diversion

Hospital Peer Advocate (NFMMC)…………………………………………………….. 278-4748

Peers in Niagara County (PINC)

Support Groups:  Anxiety/Depression ∙ Art for Relaxation ∙ Grief Share

www.mhanc.com

 

Mental Hygiene Legal Services…………………………………….. 845-3650 / 1-800-922-6457

 

New Directions Youth & Family Services

Henrietta G. Lewis Campus School……………………………………………………. 433-9592

Wyndham Lawn Home for Children…………………………………………………… 433-4487

www.fosteringgood.org

 

 

Niagara County Coalition for Suicide Prevention……………………………………… 433-3780

www.niagarasuicideprevention.org

 

Niagara County Department of Mental Health

24-Hour Crisis Services…………………………………………………………………… 285-3515

Adult Mental Health Clinic – Lockport (Shaw Bldg, Mt. View Campus)……….. 439-7400

Adult Mental Health Clinic – Niagara Falls (Trott Access Center)………………. 278-1940

Assisted Outpatient Treatment Program – Kendra’s Law…………………………. 285-3518

Court Supported Services for Court Ordered Competency Exams                                       and Family Court Assessments………………………………………………………… 439-7410

Crisis Services Co-Ordination…………………………………………………………… 285-3515

Forensic Case Management Program………………………………………………….. 285-3515

Planning, Community Organization, and Administration of the Comprehensive          Mental Hygiene System (NCDMH Unit)………………………………………………. 439-7910

Single Point of Access (S.P.O.A.) for Adults…………………………………………. 439-7527

Single Point of Access for Children (C.S.P.O.A.)……………………………………. 439-7527

Suicide Prevention Hotline…………………………………………………………….. 285-3515

Training for Community Professionals – Suicide Prevention……………………. 439-7410

Trauma Specialty Services………………. 439-7400 (Lockport)/ 278-1940 (Niagara Falls)

www.niagaracounty.com

 

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center…………………………………………………. 278-4000

Community Mental Health Clinic……………………………………………………… 278-4541

www.nfmmc.org

Special Interests

Alzheimer’s Association of WNY………………………………… 626-0600 / 1-800-272-3900

www.alz.org/wny

 

Americans with Disabilities Act Information………………………………….. 1-800-514-0301

www.ada.gov

 

Children’s Single Point of Access (C.S.P.O.A.)………………………………………… 439-7527

www.niagaracounty.com

 

Community Mission.………………………………………………………………………… 285-3403

Aurora House……………………………………………………………………………… 433-1905

CHOICES…………………………………………………………………………………….. 285-3425

Family Solutions Program………………………………………………………………. 285-3403

Furniture Giveaway……………………………………………………………………….. 285-3403

Hope House – The Peer Recovery Respite Center / Recovery Line………………. 433-6543

Juvenile Re-Entry…………………………………………………………………………. 285-3403

Mark’s Place (HIV/AIDS Residence)…………………………………………………… 285-3403

Niagara Visions PROS……………………………………………………………………. 205-8708

Parole Re-Entry……………………………………………………………………………. 285-3403

Respite Bed Services……………………………………………………………………… 285-3403

Transportation…………………………………………………………………………….. 282-5403

Youth Services…………………………………………………………………………….. 285-4668

www.communitymissions.org

 

 

Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled

Project COACH (Community Outreach and Crisis Hotline) ……………………… 883-8002

www.csdd.info

 

Dale Association

Administrative Offic……………………………………………………………………… 433-4440

C.A.R.E. Telephone Reassurance Program…………………………………………… 433-1886

Center for Travel…………………………………………………………………………… 433-1886

Dial-a-Lift Transportation to Senior Centre………………………………………… 433-1886

Geriatric Community Mental Health Nurse……………………………….. 433-1937 ext. 107

Lockport Senior Center…………………………………………………………………… 433-1886

Memory Minders…………………………………………………………………………… 433-1886

Mental Health Peer Specialist………………………………………………… 433-1937 ext. 205

Outpatient Counseling and Treatment Center……………………………………… 693-9961

PROS Center for Wellness……………………………………………………………….. 433-1937

Senior Advocate……………………………………………………………………………. 433-1886

Vision & Hearing Assistance Program………………………………………………… 433-1886

Volunteer Opportunities…………………………………………………………………. 433-1886

www.daleassociation.com

 

 

 

Deaf Adult Services of WNY, Inc.…………………………………. 833-1637 / TTY 716-833-5234

www.wnydas.org

 

Developmental Disabilities Alliance of WNY………………………………………….. 877-7007

www.ddawny.org

 

GuildCare Adult Day Care Program……………………………………………………….. 285-3499

 

Hispanic Access Foundation…………………………………………………………. 202-640-4342

www.hispanicaccess.org

 

Independent Living of Niagara County……………………………. 284-4131 / 1-855-366-1042

www.wnyil.org/

 

International Institute of Buffalo…………………………………………………………. 833-1900

www.iibuff.org

 

Learning Disabilities Association of WNY……………………………………………… 874-7200

www.ldaofwny.org

 

Lifeline…………………………………………………………………………………… 1-800-380-3111

www.lifelinesys.com

 

Mental Health Association in Niagara County, Inc.…………………………………… 433-3780

Community Education and Trainings

Consumer Planning Advisory Committee (C.P.A.C.)

Compeer Niagara for Adults and Kids

County-Wide Helpline……………………………………………………………………. 433-5432

Respite

Legal Advocacy

Peer Programs

Hospital Diversion

Hospital Peer Advocate (NFMMC)…………………………………………………….. 278-4748

Peers in Niagara County (PINC)

Support Groups:  Anxiety/Depression ∙ Art for Relaxation ∙  Grief Share

www.mhanc.com

 

 

National Alliance for Hispanic Health

The National Hispanic Family Health Helpline……………………………. 1-866-783-2645

www.hispanichealth.org/

 

Native American Independent Living Services (N.A.I.L.S.)………………………… 836-0822

www.wnyil.org/oahiio

 

Niagara Cerebral Palsy Association

Administrative Office……………………………………………………………………. 297-0798

Audiology/Hearing Aid Dispensing Clinic – Lockport……………………………… 439-7461

Audiology/Hearing Aid Dispensing Clinic – Niagara Falls………………………… 278-8190

Clinics – Dental, Podiatry, Speech, OT,PT, Social Work…………………………… 297-1478

Clinic and Diagnostic Treatment Center……………………………………………… 297-1478

Job Placement……………………………………………………………………………… 284-6441

Niagara Children’s ETC………………………………………………………………….. 297-1478

Recreational Programs…………………………………………………………………… 284-6441

Residential Services……………………………………………………………………… 297-0798

Service Coordination……………………………………………………………………… 205-0021

Vocational Programs……………………………………………………………………… 285-5761

www.ucpaofniagara.com

 

 

Niagara County Coalition for Suicide Prevention……………………………………… 433-3780

www.niagarasuicideprevention.org

 

Niagara County Department of Health

Children & Adults with Special Needs – Lockport…………………………………. 439-7460

Children & Adults with Special Needs – Niagara Falls…………………………….. 278-8180

Nursing Division & Home Care…………………………………………………………. 278-1900

Nursing Division – After Hours………………………………………………………… 439-7430

Nursing Division – Lockport……………………………………………………………. 439-7470

www.niagaracounty.com

 

 

Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara

Central Intake…………………………………………………………………………………… 504-2617

Niagara Falls……………………………………………………………………………………. 297-6400

Lockport…………………………………………………………………………………………. 434-4050

Wheatfield……………………………………………………………………………………….. 504-2617

www.opportunitiesunlimited.org

 

 

People, Inc.………………………………………………………………. 634-8132 / 1-888-773-6753

www.people-inc.org

 

Rivershore Inc.…………………………………………………………………………………. 754-7272

www.rivershore.org

 

Sertoma “Service to Mankind” (Deaf Adult Services)……………………………….. .297-7994

 

Single Point of Access (S.P.O.A.) for Adults and Children………………………….. 439-7527

www.niagaracounty.com

 

Self-Reliance Foundation

www.selfreliancefoundation.org

Acceso Hispano – Online Community Service Directory (in English and Spanish)

http://www.accesohispano.org/

Email:  ayuda@accesohispano.org

 

Venture Forthe, Inc. (traumatic brain-injured individuals)…………………………. 285-8070

www.ventureforthe.com

 

ACCES-VR…………………………………………………………………….. 1-800-222-JOBS (5627)

http://www.acces.nysed.gov/vr

 

Women’s Respite Program………………………………………………………………….. 893-0931

womensrespite.wordpress.com

Support Groups: MHA Sponsored

The support groups below are sponsored by the Mental Health Association in Niagara County. For more information about any of these meetings please call 716-433-3780. Before attending a meeting for the first time, please call to confirm date, time and location of meeting.

Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group

  • Meetings on hold until a new facilitator is found
  • At the MHA, 36 Pine Street, Lockport

Art for Relaxation – Free and open to everyone

  • Meets every Wednesday, 12 noon to 3pm
  • At Urban Park Towers, 77 Main St., Lockport

Depression/Anxiety

  • Meets 1st, 3rd and 4th Thursday from 2pm to 4pm
  • At the MHA, 36 Pine Street, Lockport
  • Newcomers are invited to attend on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 2 pm to 4 pm

Grief Share

Lockport

  • Meets 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 6pm to 7:30 pm
  • At the MHA, 36 Pine Street, Lockport

Niagara Falls

  • Meets 1st and 3rd Monday of the month from 6pm to 7:30 pm
  • Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center (main floor), 621 10th St, Niagara Falls