38 Pottery Painting, Glass Fusing & Silver Clay. Follow us on Facebook & Instagram Your best place for Birthday parties, private parties, scouts groups, fieldtrips, baby or bridal showers and so much more. 138 Grey Street, East Aurora, NY 716-655-4456 www.designingdish.com Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Emily Friedan, MD Jonathan D. Daniels, MD Constantina Spiropoulos, MD Christine Scime, CPNP Patricia Polowy, CPNP 2924 Main St. Buffalo, NY 14214 716-837-0995 www.MainPediatrics.com Parenting Resources Parenting Resources ABUSE/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE n New York State Office of Children & Family Services http://ocfs.ny.gov State Hotline: 1-800-342-3720 Report abuse/neglect of children. If you believe a child is in immediate danger, call 911 or your local police department. n New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence http://www.opdv.ny.gov/contact.html New York State Domestic & Sexual Violence 24 hour Hotline: 1-800-942-6906 According to Safe Horizon, a New York victims’ services agency, 1 in 4 women will experience domestic violence; more than 3 million children each year witness domestic violence at home; without help, girls who witness domestic violence are more vulnerable to abuse, and boys are more likely to become abusers of their partners and children as adults, continuing a cycle of violence seen in families all too often. victims of domestic violence. Friends, family members, co-workers, neighbors, or professionals with questions about domestic violence operates safe and secure emergency housing in a con- fidential location for women and their children, single women, and transgen- dered individuals identifying as female. Shelter supportive services include: Safety Planning, Individual Counseling, Support groups (including Art Empower- ment), Advocacy. Referrals can call the hotline for information. Haven House housing assistance, Referrals to tran- sitional housing, Food, Clothing, Crisis Intervention, and Children’s Programs. n Family Justice Center of Erie County 716-558-SAFE (7233) www.fjcsafe.org Offers free services for domestic vio- lence victims and their children through an extensive collaboration with 13 partner agencies, all located at one se- cured, comfortable location, where vic- tims can get all the services they need to safely escape abuse. They currently have the following locations: Buffalo 438 Main St., Suite 201, Buffalo 716-558-7233 (Monday-Friday; 8:30am-5pm) Look for the next Resource Guide in our May issue: To Advertise Call: 836-3486 ext. 104 n Haven House Child & Family Services 24-Hour Hotline: 716-884-6000 (for HELP & Shelter) For over 35 years, Haven House has been working to prevent domestic vio- lence/intimate partner violence and pro- mote peace in the home. Services are based on a continuum of care ranging from a fully-inclusive emergency shelter in a confidential location to long-term transitional housing. The continuum of care includes an extensive counseling and advocacy program for all individuals regardless of gender that includes many satellite locations throughout Erie County. Who Should Call? Anyone involved in an intimate partner violence or family violence situation, including: domes- tic violence, dating violence, stalking, those in same-sex relationships, those with disabilities, male survivors, senior citizens, and immigrant and refugee Southtowns Satellite 4383 South Buffalo St., Orchard Park 716-662-0259 (Wed. & Fri; 8:30am-5pm) Northtowns Satellite 330 North Forest Rd., Amherst 716-634-4309 (Mon. & Tues.; 8:30am-5pm) Grand Island Satellite 1801 Grand Island Blvd. Suite 3 Grand Island 716-662-0259 (Wed. & Fri.; 8:30am-5pm) AFTER SCHOOL CARE n For a very comprehensive list of more than 100 after school care programs in Erie County visit www.211wny.org and enter “after school” in the search box. Information on programs in Niagara and other counties i s also available through this site. If you do not have access to the Internet, call 1-888-696-9211.