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.


Community Events

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Youth must be accompanied by an adult to attend our community events.


West Side Art Bash | Friday, May 17 from 6-8 p.m.

Join us for our second-annual FREE all-ages community art event! This event is sponsored and co-hosted by Rich Products.

Learn more about the Art Bash here!


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.


2024 Dates

Thursday, July 25 | 5-7 p.m.

Thanks to the Independent Health Foundation, free backpacks and school supplies will be distributed while supplies last.


Thursday, October 3 | 5-6:30 p.m.


Details will be shared this fall.




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