Woman on Phone

If you or someone you care about is suicidal or in danger of harming themselves or someone else please seek help immediately.  Call 911, Crisis Services at 834-3131, go to the nearest emergency room, or reach the National Suicide Prevention Line at 1-800-273-8255.

Helplines and referrals

Postpartum Support International

PSI’s toll-free Help Line, in English and Spanish, serves more than 100 callers a month, and rapidly refers callers to appropriate local resources including emergency services.  Online Support Groups in English and Spanish every week, led by trained PSI facilitators.

Free Phone “Chat with the Experts” First Mondays for Dads and every Wednesday for Moms, facilitated by PSI Professionals.

Toll free helpline: 800-944-4PPD (4773) 

Website:  postpartum.net

Buffalo Area Coordinator: Nancy Owen, RN  716-568-3628

Western NY Coordinator (Erie, Wyoming, Cattaragus, Chautauqua & Niagara Counties): Molly McDermott
716-201-0602 or mmcd5mcder@gmail.com

Genesee and Surrounding Counties: Jadriene Balduf  585-250-0858 or psigenesee@gmail.com


Postpartum Resource Center of New York

Moms on Call and Family Support Telephone Volunteers. Offering FREE and confidential telephone support.  Open 7 days a week, from 9am to 5pm, with all calls returned that same day.   

Toll Free: 855-631-0001   Hablamos Espanol 

Website: postpartumny.org

Email: info@postpartumny.org

2-1-1 WNY

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.  You can reach 2-1-1 by calling 211 or 1-888-696-9211.  You can also search for services by county on the 2-1-1 website.

211wny.org