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
  • Specialty Housing inside the ‘Project Blue Pod’
  • 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 Director of Community Programs, Lindsey Allen at [email protected].


Empower Youth

Empower Youth is a program focused on providing the tools and resources necessary for individuals ages 16-21 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!

Eligible referrals must come from Buffalo Public Schools Title I or Erie County Probation (Youth Division)

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 10am - 2pm
Friday 9am - 1pm


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.