HOPE Buffalo is the community-wide movement for optimal teen health and wellbeing—a youth and community-led collaborative of diverse stakeholders, teens and adults working together to reduce teen pregnancy and STI rates and increase optimal teen health.
Optimal teen health means ensuring youth have a dynamic balance of physical, emotional, social, spiritual, and intellectual health, and have access to comprehensive sexuality education and reproductive health services, as well as mentoring and workforce development programs.
HOPE Buffalo values Health, Opportunity, Prevention and Education for teens. We respect their right to grow into the adults they want to be, to make their own decisions and set their own goals about their health and future.
The Community Action Team (CAT) is a group of local Buffalo community influencers, highly respected Buffalo community members and community-based organizations, working together to make a difference in the lives of Buffalo’s youth.
Buffalo Employment Training Center (BETC)
Buffalo Federation of Neighborhood Centers (BFNC)
Buffalo Police Athletic League, Inc.
Buffalo Prenatal, Perinatal Network
Buffalo Public Schools (BPS)
Buffalo Urban League
Center for Court Innovation
Center for Health and Social Research, SUNY Buffalo State
City of Buffalo, Dept. of Community Services and Recreational Programming
Community Access Services
Confident Girl Mentoring Program, Inc.
Durham Central City Baby Cafe
Erie County Department of Health Social Services (DSS)
Erie County Department of Health
Genesee Valley Educational Partnership and NYS WISE
Greater Buffalo United Ministries LLC
Jericho Road Community Health Center
Kaleida Health Family Planning
Kaleida Health Youth Link Program
Lifetime Health Medical Group
Liga de Mujeres Hispanas (Hispanic Women's League)
Mosher Health Center
Maternal and Child Health at Catholic Health PPS
Millennium Collaborative Care, PPS
Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church
Native American Community Services (NACS)
Neuwater and Associates LLC
NYNG Counter Drug Task Force
Parenting & Pregnancy Assistance Program, ECC
Planned Parenthood Central and Western New York (PPCWNY)
The Pride Center of WNY
Say Yes Buffalo
SSS Center & NYS WISE
True Community Development Corporation
United Way of Buffalo & Erie County
University at Buffalo, OB/GYN
Wellness Institute of Greater Buffalo & WNY, Inc.
Western New York Prevention Resource Center
YourCare Health Plan
As a member of the Buffalo community, I commit to the aspirations of the HOPE Buffalo initiative to help our teens grow into the adults they want to be. Collectively, we can build a promising future for the City of Buffalo!
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Buffalo, NY 14208
716-346.3006 ext 705
The project described was supported by Grant Number1 TP1AH000213-01-00 from the HHS Office of Population Affairs. Contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Department of Health and Human Services or the Office of Population Affairs.
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