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ABOUT West Side Community Services

WE SEE COMMUNITY STRENGTH

West Side Community Services improves education, financial capability, health & wellness, and prevention across the lifespan for a diverse membership through activities and programs that identify and build on the strength in our community

VALUES

Collaboration • Community • Diversity • Empowerment • Excellence • Unity

FUNDING SOURCES

Community Development Block Grant, Erie County Department of Mental Health, Erie County Senior Services, Erie County Youth Bureau, Independent Health Foundation, NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services

ADULTS & FAMILIES

WSCS offers a variety of programs for adults and families. Whether you are looking to get fit, learn new skills, prepare for college or the workplace, or volunteer with our special events, we have the program for you.

KIDS & TEENS

WSCS offers a variety of afterschool and Saturday morning programs that introduce youth ages 6-20 to new things, sometimes interesting, sometimes challenging. These activities help youth develop a talent or a skill that is ignored by regular schools, widen their areas of interest, meet others who share their interests and make new friendships, find protection from destructive habits like drugs and alcohol, burn up their excess energy, and explore their creativity.

SENIORS

West Side Seniors (WSS) offers a range of services for seniors age 62+ who want to live active, healthy and independent lives, and stay safely in their West Side homes as long as possible. WSS provides information and access to educational resources, member-only transportation services, and specialized fitness programs.

PROGRAMS

KIDS & TEENS

A variety of educational and recreational programs for youth ages 6 through 18.
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ADULTS & FAMILIES

A variety of programs for adults and families. Looking to get fit, learn new skills, prepare for college or the workplace.
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SENIORS

Education, health & wellness, recreational, and transportation services.
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