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Links and Helpful Resources

A healthy baby starts with a healthy pregnancy.
Comprehensive Prenatal Care Programs (formely known as PCAP) can help you get the care you need for you and your baby. The services offered include complete pregnancy care and other health care services to women and teens who live in New York State. The Medicaid Obstetrical and Maternal Services (MOMS) Program provides complete pregnancy services in areas of the state where health centers are not located. And there's no cost to eligible women who participate in MOMS or PCAP! Click here to learn more information about the services NY State Provides.


Buffalo Prenatal's Provider Resource Directory

The “Women and Children First” Resource Directory is a listing of over 500 programs and services for consumers in Erie County. Each listing includes the program name, address, telephone and fax number, contact person, list of services provided, and information about eligibility criteria for each program.
      Click here to access the Provider Resource Directory.
Catholic Charities WIC program

NYS Wic Program is outlined with detailed information, forms and locations on the Catholic Charities Website. Catholic Charities WIC program serves approximately 20,000 participants each month in Erie and Niagara Counties. 716-218-1400   




Erie County Prenatal Care Programs (Formerly known as PCAP)

Women and Children's Hospital
239 Bryant St. Buffalo, NY 14222
716-878-7737   

Sisters Hospital
2157 Main St. Buffalo, NY 14214
716-862-1984   

Northwest Buffalo Community Health Center
155 Lawn Ave. Buffalo NY 14207 716-875-2904    

Mercy Hospital
515 Abbott Rd. Buffalo, NY 14220 716-828-3520   

Buffalo General Hospital
100 High St. Buffalo, NY 14203 716-859-2517   

Niagara Family Health Center
300 Niagara St. Buffalo, NY 14201 716-859-4110   

New York State Growing Up Healthy Hotline
1-800-522-5006   

Ken-Ton Family Care
300 Two-Mile Creek Rd. Tonawanda NY 14150
716-447-6450   




Helpful Online Resources

Child and Family Services
Child and Family Services is a not-for-profit human service organization that provides comprehensive services to families and individuals through prevention, intervention, education and advocacy.

The Parent Network of WNY
Parent Network of WNY is a community resource for families of individuals with special needs and for professionals who work with these families. Parent Network’s goal is to empower families to successfully advocate for their children with special needs and to see that they receive proper care and education.

WNY Children Care Resource Network
WNY Children Care Resource Network is a not- for- profit Child Care Resource and Referral Agency committed to the development of affordable quality early care and education for children in Erie County. Services provided include: helping families find child care, training, consulting and finding resources for child care providers (both home based and center based), assisting businesses and community planners.

CBS Cares
This website covers a range of women's issues including breast cancer, child abduction, child advocates, and postpartum depression.

March of Dimes
The March of Dimes website has a fantastic health information center online. Get answers to your questions—before, during and after pregnancy including information on prematurity, birth defects, newborn screening, understanding your newborn and everything else you'd ever need to know about pregnancy and newborns.  

Postpartum Support International
If you or someone you know might be experiencing symptoms of prenatal or postpartum mood or anxiety disorder, know that it is treatable. This website covers all aspects of postpartum depression and has website links to several resources.

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
Articles, links, free brochures and recommended reading information specifically for parents of premature babies as well as other helpful information for families including Advice on Vaccines, Car Seat Safety, Immunization Information






New York State Information

New York State Department of Health

NY State Family & Community Health
Excellent website listing several website links for Family Planning including: Pregnancy & Birth Information, Reproductive Health, Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring, and resources for Infant and Children Information, Adolescents and Youth, Women's & Men's Health, etc. information.

Child Health Plus   
The Erie county Department of Health operates a Facilitated Enrollment Program which assists families in the Buffalo area, to complete and application for enrollment into the Child Health and Family Health Plus Programs. For more information about these program, call the Enrollment Specialist Coordinator at 858-6408.   

Family Health Plus   

New York State Office of Children and Family Services   

HealthNOW New York


   

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