For over 20 years the Healthy Neighborhoods Program has provided the residents of the City of Buffalo much needed assistance to make their homes free of environmental health and safety hazards. The program is funded by the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) and is completely FREE.
Health Inspectors/Educators visit selected neighborhoods "door to door" providing information, products and a home safety survey. In addition, safety inspections of all homes in the neighborhood are conducted to improve the quality of life in each neighborhood.
What do Home Visits Include?
What home visits include information and a assessment for:
- Indoor air quality
- Asthma control
- Carbon monoxide poisoning
- Fire and burn safety
- Lead poisoning hazards
- Unintentional injury
- Smoking cessation
- Housing and property maintenance
- Home Safety
What Products & Services do I get?
Following the home assessment, intervention products & services are given to each household depending on need and interest. These products include:
- Smoke detectors & batteries
- Carbon monoxide detectors (to qualifying households)
- Child safety products
- Cleaning supplies
- Asthma trigger management supplies
- Radon test kits & testing services
- Referrals to partnering agencies
Who Can Participate?
The Healthy Neighborhoods Program is available to anyone living in the following zip codes within the City of Buffalo: 14201, 14202, 14206, 14207, 14208, 14209, 14210, 14211, 14212, 14213 and 14215, 14218 (City of Lackawanna).
Call the ECDOH at 716-961-6800 and ask for a FREE "Healthy Neighborhoods visit".
Home Safety Information
Indoor Air Quality
Related Programs and Information
Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH)
Environmental Health Division
503 Kensington Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14214