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For free or low cost health insurance for eligible patients-

To apply for Meals on Wheels go to  or Contact the Intake department at (716) 822-2002, Monday through Friday, any time between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.
The New York State Smokers Quitline offers its Refer-to-Quit program for health care providers to help their patients stop-smoking. As a confidential service, we offer counseling and cessation-related services to patients who use tobacco products.
WIC provides supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

BlueCross BlueShield of WNY offers several diabetic seminars and support groups located in WNY. To sign up for one of the wellness seminars or support groups in BlueCross BlueShield of WNY’s Diabetes Program, or for more information, just call the number listed below.

Bertrand Chaffee Hospital of Springville:
Living Well with Diabetes
(716) 592-2871 ext. 1342 or ext. 1346

Blue Circle Dietetics and Nutrition of Greater Buffalo:
Intensive Diabetes Program
(716) 608-3110

Brooks Memorial Hospital of Dunkirk:
Diabetes Self Management
(716) 366-1111

Catholic Health System - Health Connection of Greater Buffalo:
Diabetes Education Program
(716) 447-6205
Eastern Niagara Hospital of Lockport:
Diabetic Education
(716) 514-5700 ext.3568
(716) 514-5580

Diabetes Support Group
(716) 514-5580

Eastern Niagara Hospital of Newfane:
Diabetes Education
(716) 778-5071

Jones Memorial of Wellsville:
Diabetes Management: Living Your Life with Diabetes
(585) 596-4035

Kaleida Health - Buffalo General Hospital of Buffalo:
Diabetes Education
(716) 859-8045

Kaleida Health - Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital of Williamsville:
Diabetes Education
(716) 859-8045

Kaleida Health - The McLaughlin Center at DeGraff Memorial Hospital of North Tonawanda:
Diabetes Education
(716) 859-8045

Medina Memorial Hospital Community Partners of Medina:
Basic Diabetes
(585) 798-6641

Pre-Diabetes Education

(585) 798-6641

Living Well with Diabetes

(585) 798-6641

Diabetes Support Group

(585) 798-6641

Olean General Hospital of Olean:
Diabetes Education
(716) 375-6156

United Memorial Medical Center of Batavia:
Living Healthy with Diabetes
(585) 344-5331

WCA Hospital of Jamestown:
Diabetes Education Class
(716) 664-8440

 Memorial Hospital of Buffalo:
Diabetes Education
(716) 793-2222

YMCA Buffalo Niagara
Diabetes Prevention Program
Contact your local YMCA for schedule or
(716) 674-9622 to find a program near you.

United Way engages in a number of collaborative efforts to promote safe and healthy lifestyles for adults, children, infants and seniors in Buffalo and Erie County. Led by the United Way of Buffalo & Erie County, in partnership with UBMD, the coalition inspires families to adopt positive lifestyle choices. One of the many ways United Way accomplishes community work in Health is by building, facilitating and participating in strategic partnerships throughout the community. These initiatives come to life with the help of the skills and resources of community partners. For more information,

Nutrition & Dining - Stay Fit Dining Program- Erie County Senior Services welcomes you to Stay Fit Dining, serving hot, nutritious, delicious noonday meals Monday through Friday. You or your spouse must be 60 years of age or older. The suggested confidential contribution is $3.00 but no one will ever be denied a meal if they are unable to contribute. Advance reservations are required - please call the site nearest you (See list below)

Site Name




ABLEY Senior Center

24 Ludington St., Buffalo, 14206


Travel, Cards, Bingo, Billiards

Baptist Manor (Senior Apartments)

276 Linwood Ave., Buffalo 14209


Exercise Classes, Meditation, crossword puzzles, walking program, bible study, PACE program, guest speakers, movies, weights

The Belle Center

104 Maryland Ave., Buffalo 14201

845-0485 x35

Shopping, Transportation, Bingo, Exercise, Swimming Pool

Blasdell (Lilly Housing Dev.)

36 Arthur Ave., Blasdell 14219


Exercise Classes, Painting & Craft Classes, Social Clubs

Boston Senior Citizen Center

8500 Boston State Rd., Boston 14025


Bingo, Exercise Classes, Pool Table, Arts & Crafts, Cards

Buffalo Urban League

86 Pine St., Buffalo 14206


Exercise Classes, Travel, Picnics, Arts & Crafts

Cayuga Village Apartments

100 Hutchens Dr., Cheektowaga 14227


Bingo, Cards, Parties

Cheektowaga Senior Center

3349 Broadway, Cheektowaga 14227


Cafeteria style lunch daily at noon, fun activities all the time!

Clarence Senior Citizen Center

4600 Thompson Rd., Clarence 14031


Ceramics, Yoga, Cards, Exercise Classes, Social Events

Concord Nutrition Site

405 West Main Street, Springville 14141


Holiday Parties


Hispanics United of Buffalo

254 Virginia St., Buffalo, NY 14201


Music, Dancing, Games & Crafts

Infant of Prague

921 Cleveland Dr., Buffalo 14225


Bingo, Social Functions, Cards

Kenmore Senior Nutrition Program

135 Wilber Ave., Kenmore, NY 14217


Lots of activities in bright and cheerful setting - plenty of parking, Van for shopping, Exercise Classes

Lackawanna Senior Center

230 Martin Rd., Lackawanna 14218


Exercise Classes, Line Dancing

Lancaster Senior Center

100 Oxford Pl., Lancaster 14086


Games, Travel, Computer Classes, Bingo, Cards/ Pinochle

Moot Senior Center

292 High St., Buffalo 14204


Table Games, Bingo, Card Club, Exercise, Exercise Classes, Chorus, Bowling, Bible Study, Crafts

North Buffalo Community Center

203 Sanders Rd., Buffalo 14216

874-6133 ext. 14

Bingo, Cards, Line Dancing, Swimming, Exercise Classes

Northwest Buffalo Community Center

155 Lawn Ave., Buffalo 14207

876-8108, X17

Exercise, Bingo, Cards, Social Events, Swimming, Ceramics, Crafts

Orchard Park Senior Center

70 Linwood Ave., Orchard Park 14127


Weight Management, Yoga, Dancing, Exercise, Pool Tables, Crafts, Trips, Computer Classes

Richmond-Summer Center

337 Summer St., Buffalo 14222


Stretching, & Toning Classes, Movies, Travel

Salvation Army Headquarters

960 Main St., Buffalo 14202

883-9800, ext 259

Free Chiropractic Treatments, Arts & Crafts, Exercise Rm., Trips

Salvation Army-Tonawanda Branch

46 Broad St., Tonawanda 14150


Free Breakfast Tues &Thurs, Bible Study, Social Events, Exercise, Bingo

Seneca Babcock Community Center

1168 Seneca St., Buffalo,NY 14210


Cards, Wednesday Bingo, fitness program with state of the art equipment, ceramics, computer room, occasional trips

Sloan Senior Center

140 Halstead St., Sloan 14212


Bingo, Exercise Classes, Pokeno, Raffles, Social Events

Southwind Landing

5074 Transit Rd., Depew 14043


Affordable senior housing units managed by Belmont Shelter Corp.

Tosh Collins Center

35 Cazenovia Ave., Buffalo 14220


Bingo, Ceramics, Cards, Travel

Town of Aurora Senior Center

101 King St., Suite A, East Aurora, NY 14052


Exercise, Computers, Ceramics, Fitness Center, Yoga, Tai Chi, Cards, Movies, Trips

Town of Evans Senior Center

999 Sturgeon Rd., Derby, NY 14047


Bingo, Cards, Billiards, Theme Parties, Exercise, Line Dancing, Trips

Town of Hamburg Sr. Ctr.

4150 Sowles Rd., Hamburg 14075


For info call 646-0665

Town of Tonawanda Sr. Ctr.

291 Ensminger Rd., Tonawanda 14150


Movies, Cards, Exercises, Crafts, Social Events

United Church Manor

50 North Ave., West Seneca 14224


Tai Chi, Bingo, Tea Socials

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