The Belle Center

Family, Community Health Programs & Services


Adult Education: “Do Better!” Get on the road to attaining the fundamentals you need (ESL classes) to create a successful future at The Belle Center Location. (M—F 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.) Just call 716-843-4023. Congratulations to all the Adult Education graduates!!!

BMHA Resident Services Site Offices: The Belle Center is a self-sufficiency center site for BMHA residents and others and works to create pathways to success for residents in public housing by connecting them to viable programs and services at The Belle Center. Contact: 845-0485 ext. 200

City of Buffalo Youth Counseling: If your child is in need of professional counseling services Contact: Richard May (M, W, TH, F, 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.) 845-0485 ext. 207.

Department of Social Services: Contact: Brenda Montanez (M—F 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.) 845-0485 ext. 219.

Food Pantry: Offers a variety of non-perishable items for those who are in need. If you or anyone you know is in need and without food register at The Belle Center to be a recipient of a regular biweekly bag of goods (Every 2nd and 4th Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.) Contact: Priscilla Grant 716-845-0485 Ext. 232.

Senior Citizen Water Aerobics: Join us for fun water aerobics catered specially to the needs of senior citizens. Transportation is available. (W & F, 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.) Contact: Lisa Sweeney 716-845-0485 ext. 222 Email: lsweeney@thebellecenter.org or Louise Fronczack at The Summer Richmond Center Phone: 716-885-3290

Senior Wellness Program: Join a Senior Program that’s exciting and offers regular activities - arts & crafts, bingo, field trips, a M-F nutritious lunch program, exercise classes, workshops, cooking class and more. Transportation is available. (M - F, 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.) Contact: 845-0485 Ext. 232

Young Heroes - Supervision and Treatment Services for Juveniles Program (STSJP): Program offers a wealth of valuable services (community engagement and tutoring/mentoring) to youth who are mandated by the court system to attend programming as a deterrent to detention center enrollment. Works with 13-16 year old youth who reside in the 14201, 14202, 14209, 14222 and 14213 zip code areas. The program offers a safe and nurturing environment for youth conditioned by the court to attend the program for 30, 60 or 90 days and encourages them to make healthier positive choices. Contact: Evelyn Pizarro 845-0485 Ext. 212

People INC.: Western New York's leading non-profit human services agency. Through a variety of services including residential, employment, community outreach, health care and recreation programs, we help seniors, families and people with disabilities live more healthy, independent and productive lives. Contact: 845-0485 ext. 22