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Here for Safety & Inclusion

We’re here to help LGBTQ people who have experienced homophobic and transphobic violence by providing a range of support services.

Reporting to Police

If it’s an emergency always call 911. If it’s not urgent, call the Police Assistance Line at: 716-853-2222. 

The Buffalo Police Department (BPD) has had on-going LGBTQ Cultural Competency training provided by The Pride Center. Additionally, BPD has received training on responding to intimate partner violence reports by LGBTQ people. 

If you’re not happy with the service you have received from the police, the Buffalo Police Department has an internal complaints process. The Citizens Complaint form can be accessed here

We can help you report an incident to police. For more information, please contact us at 716-852-7743


We're here to help make the places where our communities live, work, study, and play more inclusive of LGBTQ people. 

Through our support services, training programs and strategic partnerships, we work with a range of organizations and agencies to help ensure that LGBTQ people feel included and supported. 

See Training & Education page.

Reporting a Hate Crime

New Yorkers who have experienced discrimination can contact the hate crime hotline at 888-392-3644

Hours of operation are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

To report a crime or a fear for safety, please call 911.

Additional Resources:

Advocacy Organizations

Emergency Housing

Legal Resources