We are pleased to share with you who we are and what we do.
Operating from 51 sites plus many schools in Western New York, we are proud to offer a wide array of human services. We are highly rated by Charity Navigator, a testament to our focus on transparency, sound fiscal management and high quality services.
We are a beacon of hope for people through all seasons of life – including ensuring safety and nurture for children who are neglected or at risk of harm, reaching out to children and teens with intensive family therapy, getting young adults back on an education and career track, assisting an unemployed father with food for his family, and keeping seniors independent.
Thanks for visiting. Browse our services, discover how you can help your neighbors in need, and find opportunities to join us in our work. We are grateful for your interest and support.
Deacon Steve Schumer
President & CEO
Board of Trustees
Most Rev. Michael W. Fisher
Chairperson | Bishop, Diocese of Buffalo
Group Manager, M&T Bank Commercial Division – Buffalo
Thomas R. Beecher Jr., Esq.
Attorney, Phillips, Lytle LLP
Executive VP/ Chief Human Resources Officer, Independent Health Association
Managing Principal, Trautman Associates
Anthony Delmonte, Jr.
Vice Chairperson | Business and Professional Banking/Market Manager for Western and Central New York, M&T Bank
Joseph H. Emminger
Treasurer | Supervisor, Town of Tonawanda
Pastor James Giles
President/CEO, Back to Basics Ministries, Inc.
Rev. Peter J. Karalus
Vicar General, Diocese of Buffalo
Jill D. Manka
Career Readiness Specialist and adjunct professor, Villa Maria College
Donna P. Mitchell, MDiv, MAPM
Founder/CEO, Universal Ministry Network
Nancy H. Nielsen, MD, PhD
Senior Associate Dean for Health Policy, Medicine, University at Buffalo
Chancellor, Diocese of Buffalo
Executive Director, Read to Succeed Buffalo
Adam Sumlin, PhD
Assistant Professor of Oncology, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
VP of Finance-Affiliates, Independent Health Association
Secretary | Counsel, Magavern Magavern Grimm LLP
Robert M. Bennett
Deacon Steve Schumer
President and Chief Executive Officer