Clean Air works with Erie County to coordinate several mutual aid and emergency preparedness trainings throughout the year.

Topics include, but are not limited to, Hands-only CPR, Stop the Bleed, administering Narcan, winter and summer weather risk evaluation, and responding to hazmat events. Click here to sign up to be notified when we announce our next training dates

If you are interested in joining our team coordinating these trainings, email us at or reach out to staff members directly.

For immediate and emergency services and support, below are a list of resources. Thank you to all within the Buffalo Mutual Aid Network who sourced many of these links below. 


  • Food Bank WNY: (716) 852-1305

The Food Bank of WNY website has the most up to date list of food pantry and food services information, including ever changing schedules and available services of each location. 

Social Services:

  • Need to Apply for SNAP (food stamps) or HEAP (heating assistance)? Apply online at Call 716-858-8000 to have an application mailed to you. 
  • Need to Apply for Temporary Assistance (cash benefits)? Call 716-858-8000 to have an application mailed to you.
  • Department of Labor: (888) 209-8124

Legal Services: 

  • Center for Elder Law and Justice Legal Advice Hotline: 1-844-481-0973
  • Neighborhood Legal Services: (716) 847-0650
  • Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo: 716-853-9555 ext. 400
  • Journey’s End Refugee Services: 716-882-4963 ext. 203
  • Mental Health Advocates of WNY: (716) 886-1242
  • Family Justice Center: 716-558-7233
  • Volunteer Lawyers Project
    •  Family Law Questions – (716) 823-3255
    • Housing Law Questions – (716) 828-8460
    • Immigration Questions – (716) 847-0662 x 301
    • Unemployment Benefits Questions – (716) 847-0662 x 303
    • To become a Divorce Client – (716) 847-0662 x 807
    • For all other legal cases – (716) 847-0662 x 32

Health Care: 

  • Open Enrollment for NY State of Health. To enroll visit:
  • Evergreen Health Services: please call (716) 847-2441 for additional information
  • New York State Coronavirus Hotline: (888) 364-3065
  • For mental health services, call Crisis Services Erie County: 716-834-3131