Housing &

Food & Hospitality

Homelessness Resources

A high quality of life begins in the home. Research has shown that people need to have access to the basic necessity of shelter before they are able to work on improving other areas of life, including health, education, and employment.

Below are some of the helpful local resources used by Heart, Love & Soul to support our housing assistance services and address homelessness in Niagara Falls.

Resources & Links

  • Numbers In Need >
    Numbers in Need is an online resource to support community leaders, human service providers, the foundation community, and others in understanding the most pressing needs relating to poverty and economic vulnerability in the Buffalo Niagara Region.

  • Homeless Alliance of WNY >
    The Homeless Alliance of WNY is the Continuum of Care (CoC) lead agency for Buffalo, Niagara Falls, Erie, Niagara, Orleans, Genesee and Wyoming Counties. The CoC program is designed to promote community-wide commitment to the goal of ending homelessness, fostering collaboration to ensure everyone has a home.

  • National Alliance to End Homelessness >
    The National Alliance to End Homelessness is a nonpartisan organization committed to preventing and ending homelessness in the United States.

  • HUD Coordinated Entry Policy >
    Coordinated entry is a process developed by the United Sates Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to ensure that all people experiencing a housing crisis have fair and equal access to assistance. This process helps communities prioritize assistance based on vulnerability and severity of need to ensure that people who need the most help can receive it in a timely manner, connecting them to the proper services.