COVID-19 Response and Resources

We are closely monitoring COVID-19 developments and follow the recommendations from the University at Buffalo and New York State.   We continue to prioritize the well-being of our staff, scholars, and the entire Buffalo Prep family.

As an organization, we are committed to helping Buffalo Prep families however we can. If your family is struggling with services, food, or other necessities, please contact Mr. Deveso (716-957-6458, and we will be happy to assist you in exploring options to help.  All information will be kept in the strictest confidence.

General Resources and Updates on Covid-19:

Partnership for the Public Good

Buffalo Public Schools

Erie County Coronavirus Response Page

New York State Coronavirus Response Page

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

New York State Department of Labor

National Partnership for Education Access Resource Page

National Summer Learning Association Resource Page


Food and Meal Resources

Buffalo Public Schools Free Breakfast and Lunch Schedule (open to all Buffalo families ages 18 and under)

FeedMore WNY

Tapestry Charter School Free Meal Drive Thru Service (open to all Buffalo families ages 18 and under)


Health and Wellness

Erie County Department of Health Community Resources

Child and Family Services

Family Justice Center

Crisis Services

The Pear Institute: Partnerships in Education and Resilience

Erie County Department of Social Services


Educational Resources

Buffalo and Erie County Public Library

New York State Department of Education


Education Companies Offering Free Subscriptions due to School Closings


Talking About Covid-19

Child Mind Institute

Talking to Children About Coronavirus.

Speaking Up Against Racism Around the New Coronavirus.

Resisting the Pandemic of Prejudice, Reclaiming the Power of Relationships

Protect Yourself and Stand Against Racism


Western New York 2-1-1

2-1-1 WNY is your free and confidential link to health and human services.
Every day, across Western New York, people just like you are looking for help.
2-1-1 WNY is here 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Just dial 2-1-1.


Emergency Crisis Phone Numbers

Suicide Prevention Line


Crisis Services

Buffalo & Erie County

 24 Hour Addiction Hotline

Kids Helpline

24 Hour Erie County Domestic Violence Hotline
For Shelter: 716-884-6000

24 Hour NYS Domestic & Sexual Violence Hotline

Crisis Text Line

Text Home to 741741


716 882 4357

*If it is an emergency 9-1-1 is also an appropriate option*