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What We Do

"Renewal Center" A Crisis Diversion Program

The Renewal Center Mission:

Is to provide a safe, supportive, non-judgmental environment that empowers those who are struggling with the principles of wellness and recovery. 

About The Renewal Center:

  • Are you having a crisis that you think might lead you to the hospital emergency room? 
  • Do you just need to talk to someone who has been there? 
  • Do you want a new start and get hope in making that change? 

Then the Renewal Center is the right place for you, since the program is peer-operated to help individuals in a crisis as you define it.

Our Menu of Services Include:

As a guest in the Renewal Center you will be able to : 

  • Experience a setting filled with hope, strength, resources and peacefulness. 
  • Talk to a nursing professional and peer support
  • Linkage to medical and non-medical services
  • Linkage to alternative community supports 
  • Provide tools for support & maintaining wellness


  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Have a primary mental health condition or substance abuse.
  • All services are tailored to the guests needs and desires.
  • Our Services are FREE to you. 

The Renewal Center has been designed to meet your individual needs and is led by the only peer agencies in Erie County.

( Housing Options Made Easy , Inc , Mental Health Peer Connection and Restoration Society, Inc.) 

Program Site and Phone Number:

Renewal Center, 327 Elm Street, Buffalo, NY 14202, 716-245-4200 

Renewal Center Supervisor:  Renee Law ext. 425 


Open 365 Days 

3 pm - 11 pm

Including Holidays  

Just Walk In As Many Times As Needed

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