More information on Community Action Agencies at
National Crisis Hotlines for a Variety of Situations
National Crisis Hotline advocates are available for victims and anyone calling on their behalf to provide crisis intervention, safety planning, information and referrals to agencies in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Assistance is available in English and Spanish with access to more than 170 languages through interpreter services
Resources for Parents
Parenting is the toughest job in the world. The links below can help a parent find answers to common questions and guidance to some of common parenting dilemmas and concerns.
Information from Administration for Children and Families (ACF) on finding a program in your state, getting your child into Head Start, starting a Head Start program, and resources for families and communities.
Head Start online information and resource site for learning and training.
A bilingual website created for parents and families to provide information you need to help your child become a good reader and successful student.
A website dedicated to fatherhood, to improve the well-being of children by challenging fathers to be involved, responsible, and committed.
Parenting.com Community, recipes, mom tested gear, photo galleries of you kids, mom tips you can’t live without and more of what you’ve been asking for.
Sesame Workshop offers fun educational activities for children and parenting information for caregivers and families.
Two Chautauqua Works One-Stop Centers are currently operating in Chautauqua County. The Centers provide a network of comprehensive services and labor market information for employers, workers and job seekers. They offer skill assessment; central posting of job and skill needs; access to qualified service providers; financial aid for training and referrals to other education, training and social services.
The mission of the New York State Department of Labor is to protect workers, assist the unemployed and connect job seekers to jobs.
The official site of the the national Social Security Administration.
The fast and easy way to find out about many health and human services programs and how to apply for them – anytime and anywhere. Includes the online pre-determination of possible eligible benefits.
The Jamestown YMCA has been part
of our community for over 150 years. It is a place of wholesome, healthy recreation; of developing healthy bodies; of renewing one’s mental being and building life-long friendships. It is a place for kids to grow.
Western New York 211. Every day, across Western New York State, people just like you are looking for help. This website provides information on health and human service programs available in Western New York.
Health and Human Services Resources for the Region
All About Counseling.com.This site serves as a rich source of information and discussion on issues that affect people’s lives and the lives of those around them. From personal problems to specialized issues such as careers, education, physical or emotional health, marriage and relationships, sexual behavior, or drug and alcohol addiction counseling.
The mission of the Pride Center is to work with the community to make Western New York a safe, healthy, and satisfying place for LGBT people to live, work, and establish their families.
Health & Wellness
KidsHealth has doctor-approved, accurate, up-to-date, and jargon-free health information about children from before birth through age 18 including a page for kids and one for teens.
Just Say Yes to Fruits and Vegetables – learn how to get your family healthier, easier.
Spend Smart Eat Smart – struggling to find ways to feed your family? Tips, recipes and resources to help feed your family for less.
Choose MY PLATE – learn how to plan your feed choices based on the Dietary Food Guidelines for Americans.
American Heart Association: Nutrition Health Guidelines, Weight Management, Stress Management, Quit Smoking
Diabetes Education, Kidney Disease and Health Education
Diabetes Education, Prevention and Control
WIC – Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children
Farm Worker Training and Employment Services – www.pathstone.org
Path Stone Corporation – Serving Western New York
419 Central Avenue
Dunkirk, NY 14048
Fredonia Child Development – Fredonia ABCD
Serving: Chautauqua County
145 East Main Street, PO Box 242
Fredonia, NY 14063
Fredonia Migrant Educational Opportunity Program – www.fredonia.edu/sponsoredprograms/meop.asp
Serving: Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, and Erie Counties.
Thompson Hall W139, SUNY Fredonia Campus, Fredonia, NY 14063