West Side Community Services offers a variety of programs to strengthen and celebrate families. We are always adding new programs so follow our Facebook page for updates or check this page frequently.


Weatherization Workshop with NYPA

This workshop will provide different ways for you to save money and energy at home! Food will be provided and all attendees will receive a home weatherization kit that includes weather stripping, caulk, a shrink-wrap window kit, a power strip, an LED light bulb, and more. Kits with winter emergency supplies will also be provided.

To register, please call Mary at 716-884-6616 x105 or complete the Weatherization Workshop registration form.


Family Events

Join our email list or follow us on Facebook and Instagram to hear about upcoming events! Registration for family events is required by calling 716-884-6616 or emailing your name, phone number, number of children, and number of adults attending to info@wscsbuffalo.org.

Children must be accompanied by an adult to attend our family events.

We are currently working on scheduling our next family event. Please check back later for details!


Good for the Neighborhood with the Independent Health Foundation

Good for the Neighborhood is a free, community-based wellness program that brings health-related training and tools to areas where access to health care is limited. Individuals and families are encouraged to manage and improve their health by attending quarterly health fair-style events and workshops.

What’s included: Free health screenings (blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar, height, and weight), produce/grocery giveaways, kids’ activities, raffles, visiting organizations offering additional resources


Upcoming Good for the Neighborhood events:


Thursday, October 5  |  4-5:30 p.m.

Details TBD.


Community Initiatives


WSCS collaborates with several community-wide initiatives aimed at strengthening the safety and vitality of the West Side community.

  • Independent Health Foundation

  • Px21 (Erie County coalition of substance abuse prevention agencies)

  • West Zone Community Schools

  • West Side Promise Neighborhood

  • B-District Community Police

  • West Side Youth Development Coalition