Community Programs


Project Blue

Project Blue, is a comprehensive pre and post release reentry program.  This innovative program is a collaboration between Peaceprints and the Erie County Sheriff’s Office.  

Pre-Release Services include:

  • Intensive Case Management
  • Art Therapy
  • Music Therapy
  • Peer Groups
  • Alternatives to Violence Program
  • Ready, Set, Work! Employment Workshop
  • Court Advocacy
  • Empower You Speaker Series
  • Optional Fatherhood Program
  • Optional Restorative Circles

Post-Release Services Include:

  • Intensive Case Management
  • Mentoring & Retention Services
  • Court Advocacy
  • Housing Coordination
  • Entitlement & Benefits Assistance
  • Connection to Treatment Providers & Medical 
  • Educational & Workforce Linkages

For more information, please contact Assistant Director of Community Programs, Christie Cleaver at [email protected] or call (716)449-5450.


Empower Youth

Empower Youth is a program focused on providing the tools and resources necessary for individuals ages 12-18 to regain control of their lives. 

Services include intensive pre-and post-release case management, mentoring, and linkage to community resources such as education, workforce development, substance use/mental health treatment and more!

If you'd like to refer a youth, please fill out the referral form below and email it to Assistant Director of Empower Youth, Jess Capron at [email protected]. For questions regarding Empower Youth you can email Jess or call (716) 907-5706

Referral Form


Please contact Director of Community Programs, Lindsey Allen at [email protected] for more information.


St. Patrick Food Pantry

The St. Patrick Food Pantry is a ‘client choice’ style food pantry that provides our valued clients with the opportunity to choose what food items they desire. However, no one is ever turned away.



1119 William Street
Buffalo, NY 14206
(Left of the Goodwill Building)

Contact Number:


Hours of Operation:   

Wednesday 9:45 am - 4pm


Please bring the following items with you:

  • ID with photo
  • Proof of address
  • utility bill
  • rent/mortgage statement
  • benefit statement
  • Identification for ALL members of the household who reside 24/7


We Are Part of the Community and Welcome Anybody

Take a look inside the Peaceprints community food pantry and meet the dedicated volunteers who serve the clients of the St. Patrick's Food Pantry.