Community Support Services:
The following websites are provided to help our patients find help from local organizations including, financial assistance, food assistance, senior services and crisis services.
NYS Smokers Quit Line: 1-866-NYQUITS (1-866-697-8487)
My Fitness Pal
My Food Advisor
Information about meal planning, nutrition, recipes in a new interactive website developed by the American Diabetes Association.
Diabetes Resource Guide
"TAKE ACTION! Living well with diabetes" booklet and 8 WNY county guides to local Diabetes-related services. Compiled in June 2009 by the P2 Collaborative of Western New York.
Diabetes Resource Guide (WNY Counties)
American Diabetes Association
A wealth of information about types of diabetes, living with diabetes, food, fitness, resources.
Diabetes Public Health
Basics about Diabetes, Eating Right, Prediabetes, Staying Healthy with Diabetes, Financial Coverage for Diabetes Expenses, Staying Active, Preventing Diabetes, Diabetes Health Concerns, Groups Especially Affected, and Diabetes Research and Statistics
NY State of Health:
Insurance benefits for underinsured and low income
Child Health Plus
Insurance for uninsured or low income
Social Security: 1-800-772-1213
Erie County Social Services: 858-8000
Veterans Administration: 858-6363
Meals on Wheels: 822-2002
Food Bank of WNY:
Food Stamps (Erie County): 858-8347 or 858-7239
Erie County Department of Senior Services: 858-8526
Crisis Services Hotline: 834-3131
Domestic Violence Support:
Family Justice Center of Erie County: 558-7233 or 662-0259
Discount Generic Medications/Zostavax Immunization:
Discount medications are available at local pharmacies. Check their current medication pricing. The Zostavax immunization is covered by many Medicare Part D policies. Please check with your local pharmacy for coverage: