Hispanic Heritage Council of Western New York

Resources

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Buffalo Got Smiles: website
Serving all of WNY   ph 716-218-9560

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Community Organizations

Agustin Olivencia Community Center
Wilmer Olivencia
261 Swan Street
716-578-6254
wolivencia716@yahoo.com

Belle Center
Lucy Candelario
104 Maryland Street
716-845-0485

Innovative, educational, social and community building services for Children, Youth, Seniors and Families in Western New York.

Hispanic American Veterans Memorial Inc.
Angelo Otero
P.O. Box 584
Getzville, NY 14068
716-308-9173
amotero@aol.com

Hispanics United of Buffalo
Eugenio (Geno) Russi
254 Virginia Street
716-856-7110

Provides services in the areas of job readiness and employment, adult education, GED/ESL, domestic violence, housing, senior and youth services, HIV/Aids education and prevention.

Hispanic Women’s League
Darlene Mercado
P.O. Box 874
Buffalo, New York 14201

The mission of the Hispanic Women's League is to improve the quality of life, assist in the personal and professional development, and advocate for the concerns of the Hispanic woman.

Ibero-American Action League, Inc.
817 East Main Street
Rochester, NY 14605
585-256-8900

Los Tainos Senior Citizens
333 Trenton Street
716-842-0172

Puerto Rican & Hispanic Day Parade
Yolanda Martinez-Rodriguez
P.O. Box 166
Buffalo, New York 14201
716-697-4698
yolanda.martinez@fisher-price.com

West Side Community Services
161 Vermont Street
716-884-6616

Providing a variety of human service programs, including cultural, educational and recreational activities for participants of all ages.

Art & Culture

Hispanic Heritage Council of WNY Inc.
P.O. Box 361
Buffalo, New York 14201
716-402-1442

Alberto Rey
Artist/Writer,   SUNY Distinguished Professor
Visual Arts and New Media
301 Rockefeller Arts Center, State University of New York
Fredonia, New York 14063
716-673-3530
www.albertorey.com

Amor and Heritage Traditional Dance Company
Folkloric Hispanic and World Dance,
South America and Caribbean Inspired
716-241-1510

Argentine Tango
Professional Personal Instructor & Teacher,
Ekaterina Klepikova
716-545-6885   Send emails to: katyatango@yahoo.com

Baila Salsa Dance Company   [ Salsa Instructors ]
Calvin & Fanny
  Send emails to: bailasalsadanceco@gmail.com
716-807-7363

Bomba Queen Productions   [ Miss NY Petite Pageant ]
Leticia T Ferrer
  Send emails to: bombaqueenproductions@gmail.com
407-529-9881

Buffalo Creative Spirit
Maribel Troy

Send emails to: Mtory.artdesigns@gmail.com
716-247-2129

Casa de Arte
Mara Odette – Rick Williams

141 Elmwood Avenue
716-240-9248

Dedicated to the presentation of artists from Cuernavaca, Morelos (Mexico) and Buffalo NY.


El Buen Amigo
Santiago Masferrer

114 Elmwood Avenue
716-885-6343

A non-profit organization that sells arts and crafts from Latin America. All profits are returned to the artists and their communities.


El Museo Francisco Oller y Diego Rivera
Craig Centrie
91 Allen Street
716-884-9362

Features art by Latin American, African-American and other artists of color.


Jorge J. E. Gracia
Artist/Writer;   Samuel P. Capen Chair and SUNY Distinguished Professor
Departments of Philosophy and of Comparative Literature
University at Buffalo, Amherst, NY 14260
Gracia's page: http://www.acsu.buffalo.edu/~gracia/
Painting Borges Book and Exhibition: http://www.acsu.buffalo.edu/~gracia/borges/ 716-835-5747

Habibi of the Nile Belly Dance Company   [ Belly Dance Instructor ]
Yrma Mrowinski
  Send emails to: habibiofthenile@gmail.com
73 Newport Ave
Buffalo, New York 14216
716-218-9297

Miss Borinquen Leadership Academy
Dinorah E. Santos
  may be reached at:
Miss Borinquen of WNY
P.O. Box 166
Buffalo, New York 14201

Monarch Dance Company [ Salsa Instructors ]
Jason & Celina Robinson
  Send emails to: buffalosalsa@gmail.com
716-553-0357

Olga Karman
Poet/Writer/Artist
http://www.olgakarman.net/
716-536-8630

Raíces Theatre Company
A Latino Theatre Company in Residence at Road Less Traveled Theater

  Send emails to: raicestheatrecompany@gmail.com
639 Main St. ( inside the Market Arcade Film & Arts Center)
Buffalo, New York 14203
716-238-1522

Raíces Theatre Company is dedicated to develop, nourish and produce modern and original plays and musicals written by Latino Playwrights and dealing with the Latino experience


Salsa for the Soul   [ Salsa Instructors ]
Sarah Haykel
  Send emails to: salsaforthesoul@gmail.com
808-268-0599

WNY Puerto Rican and Hispanic Day Parade
P.O. Box 166
Buffalo, New York 14201
  Send emails to: prparadeofwny@gmail.com
716-310-8644

Career and Employment Opportunities

Altitude Marketing: Bilingual Sales Job

American Coradius International, LLC
There specific positions can be viewed here: http://www.americancoradiusinternational.com/jobs/

Buffalo Employment & Training Center [BETC]

Buffalo Job Finder / Job Fairs

Buffalo Public Schools
Applicants must be residents of the City of Buffalo.

Capital Management Services

Catholic Health

Center One (Customer Relationship Management Services Company)

Citi Bank
There is a specific compliance position requiring bi-lingual skills here: http://jobs.citi.com/buffalo/compliance/jobid6853311-senior-compliance

Combined Insurance
Hiring sales agents; no experience necessary. Will pay for licenses and training. Applicants must have a car.

Coca Cola Company

Craig's List of Buffalo Jobs

Crisis Services
The Advocate program of Crisis Services is currently hiring for a Bilingual-Spanish Hotline Counselor for the New York State Domestic/Sexual Violence Hotline.

Erie County College
Link goes to the general employment information page. For a complete list, select the Job Application Management System link on the following page.

Erie County Medical Center

Gateway-Longview
Gateway-Longview is hiring a Full-time Bilingual Care Coordinator (Spanish/English) to coordinate services for families enrolled in the Erie County Wraparound Program.

Greatbatch Medical

Home Depot

Local HSBC Bank seeking Hispanic Candidates

The above link takes you to the general HSBC hiring page. From there you can search for job # 000076A0

Independent Health

iQor   [ Bi-Lingual Applicants Needed ]
We have positions available for those fluent in both English and Spanish. We specialize in "Integrated Customer and Product Support Solutions"

Jobs in Buffalo   [ via Indeed job search engine ]

Kaleida Health

Key Resource Group, LLC

Lake Shore Behavioral Health

Lowe's

Metropolitan Interpreters & Translators   [ Translators in Law Enforcement ]
Applicants must be fluent in English as well as a foreign language. Click above link for full details.

Mueller Reports
Bi-Lingual Applicants can apply for Customer Service position. Other positions available too. Click above link for full details.

New York State Department of Labor

Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority

Pepsi

Primerica Business Opportunity:
Contact Juan Torres for more information on the opportunity available here!

Rite Aid Bilingual Care Coach
Bilingual applicants to work as Care Coaches through Health Dialog. Click above link for full details.

Roswell Park Cancer Institute

The Resource Foundation   [ for SUNY Colleges ]
We will not accept paper resumes or phone inquiries. Qualifications: Fluency in Spanish. High school or business school diploma. More information through above link.

Seneca Mortgage Servicing
Bi-Lingual Applicants can apply for Customer Service position. Other positions available too. Click above link for full details.

Sodexo USA Career Opportunities

Solar City

State University of New York at Buffalo [ SUNY ]

The Schwartz Group

UNYTS

U.S. Jobs / National Labor Exchange

Veteran's Central

Villa of Hope
Bi-Lingual Applicants can apply for Outpatient Mental Health Therapist. Other positions available too. Click above link for full details.

Western New York Law Center

West Seneca Jobs Postings courtesy of Wullo.com

WNY One Stop Centers:

*Erie County:*
284 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14202
716/851-2600 then press 0#

4175 Transitown
Williamsville, NY 14221
716/634-9081

Buffalo Emp. & Trning Ctr
77 Goodell Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
716/856-5627

ECC Employment & Trning
Bldg. 5, 2nd Floor Rm. 5208
4041 Southwestern Blvd.
Orchard Park, NY 14127
716/270-4465
716/270-4483

*Niagara County:*
Trott Access Center
1001-11th Street
Suite E, Room 1014
Niagara Falls, NY 14301
716/278-8258

81 Walnut Street
Lockport, NY 14094
716/433-6766

*Chautauqua County:*
07 Central Avenue
Dunkirk, NY 14048
716/366-9015

23 E. Third Street
Jamestown NY 14701
716/661-9553

*Cattaraugus County:*
175 N. Union Street
Olean, NY 14760
716/373-1880

*Allegany County:*
Employment Complex
7 Wells Lane
Belmont, NY 14813
585/268-9237

-Resources for small businesses-

Buffalo State University of New York   [ Small Business Development Center ]
Clifford Bell - Sr. Business Counselor
Cleveland Hall 206
1300 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14222
716-878-4030     Fax: 716- 878-4067

Erie County Minority Business Certification

Start Your Business in Erie County

U.S. Small Business Administration   [ Buffalo District Office ]
Franklin J. Sciortino - Director
Niagara Center
130 S. Elmwood Ave Ste. 540
Buffalo, New York 14202
716-551-4305     Fax: 716-551-4418

Authentic Spanish-American Cuisine

Agave   [Mexican Restaurant]
765 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
716-887-2933

Cantina Loco   [ Mexican Restaurant ]
191 Allen Street
Buffalo, New York 14201
716-551-0160

Cuba Rosa Bar & Restaurant
454 Pearl St
Buffalo, New York 14202
716-939-6969
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Delicious Bakery & Tropical Food
544 Niagara St
Buffalo, New York 14201
716-939-2665

Don Tequila
73 Allen Street
Buffalo, New York 14202
716-885-2501

El Agave   [ Mexican Restaurant ]
3870 Union Rd.
Cheektowaga, NY 14225
716-681-8600

El Palenque   [ Mexican Restaurant ]
951 Niagara Falls Blvd
Buffalo, New York 14226
716-446-9206

El Sazon Criollo
272 Hudson Street
Buffalo, New York 14201
716-381-9664

La Esquina Famosa  [ Famous Corner Restaurant & Bar ]
16 South Cedar Street
Buffalo, NY 14204
716-768-1232

La Kueva Restaurant
1260 Hertel Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14216
716-936-4933

La Tolteca   [ Mexican Restaurant ]
7530 Transit Rd
Buffalo, New York 14221
716-565-0105

Niagara Café
525 Niagara Street   [ near Pennsylvania Street ]
Buffalo, New York 14201
716-885-2233

Pasión
153 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, New York 14201
716-436-2444

Hispanic Community Media

Buffalo Puerto Rican Press [ Maria Rosa ]
716-308-4987

IMAGEN NY Magazine
PO Box 31285, Rochester, NY 14603
Email: info.imagenny@gmail.com

Latin Journal [ Maria Rosa ]
716-308-4987

La Ultima Hora [ Luis Rodriguez ]
716-570-8441
Published monthly – free

La Voz Rochester Community Newspaper
282 Hollenbeck, Rochester, NY
585-301-4199

Panorama Hispano [ Edwin Martinez ]
716-228-7498
Published monthly – free

WBBF 1120AM – Spanish Radio [ Un Encuentro Con Dios ]
716-432-6962

WJJL-1440AM – Spanish Radio [ Radio Luz ] & [ Impacto Musical Latino ]
716-674-9555

Special television programming highlights Buffalo's Hispanic Community:
WIVB Channel 4 airs "Hispanic Voices" on the fourth Sunday of each month at 5:30 a.m. with host, Gilbert Hernandez.
Public Access Channel 20 airs "La Voz de WNY" on Mondays 2:00-2:30pm, and Tuesdays 1:30-2:00p with host, Maria Rivera.

GREAT NEWS: Roswell Park is bringing Cuban Lung Cancer Treatment to US for Testing!


Click above to donate to Roswell!



Faith Base Community

Rev. Samuel Rivera
President Association of Hispanic Pastors of WNY Inc.
716-432-6962


Msgr. David Gallivan
Holy Cross Church
200 Niagara St
Buffalo, NY 14201
(Hispanic Congregation)


Holy Angels
348 Porter Ave
Buffalo, NY 14201
(Hispanic Congregation)


Deacon Miguel Santos
Holy Cross Church
345 7th Street
Buffalo, New York 14201
716-207-0706
miguel.santos@nationalgrid.com

Grupo Ministerial
520 7th Street
Buffalo, New York 14201
716-886-8282

Dedicated to educating the community of Western New York as well as raising awareness in regard to health concerns affecting the community.


Immigrant Community - Contacts

Yahya Omar
Heal International
232 W. Ferry St
Buffalo, NY 14213


Ali Kadhum
BIREC
716-335-0395


Daud Sheikh-omer
Somali Community
716-907-8267


Kaji Sumwar Bhutanese
Nepali Community
716-715-6979

Agency Address Executive Director Refugee Resettlement

International Institute of Buffalo
864 Delaware Ave. Buffalo, NY 14209
716- 883-1900
Eva Hassett  ext. 311
Denise Beehag  ext. 319


Catholic Charities of Buffalo
394 Franklin St. Buffalo, NY 14202
716- 842-0270
Dennis C. Walczyk
Anne Brittain


Jewish Family Services
70 Barker St. Buffalo, NY 14209
716-883-1914
Marlene Schillinger
Rose Ann Gromacki


Journey's End Refugee Services
Tri-Main Center 2495 Main St. Suite 317
Buffalo, NY
716-882-4963
Molly Short ext. 215
Meghann Rumpf  ext. 208

Immigration Law

Law Office of José Pérez
651 Delaware Avenue
Suite 118
Buffalo, NY 14202
Tel: 716-362-1204
Cel: 315-480-5085 Fax: 315-466-5673
Email: joseperez@joseperezyourlawyer.com
Website: www.joseperezyourlawyer.com

The Law Offices of José Pérez represents Workers’ Compensation clients in Utica, Syracuse, Rochester and Buffalo. Since opening his practice, José Pérez has been involved in all areas of civil litigation, including labor and employment, premises liability and immigration. José Pérez stays connected to his culture by volunteering as Vice President of Nosotros - Your Latino Voice, Vice President of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), Syracuse, NY, chapter, an Ad-hoc member of the Civil Rights Committee of Alliance of Communities Transforming Syracuse and as an appointed member by the Syracuse City Council to the Legislative Committee of the Citizens Review Board.


Worker Justice Center The Worker Justice Center
Rochester Contact
1187 Culver Road
Rochester, NY 14609
Tel: 1-800-724-7020
Website: www.wjcny.org/

The Worker Justice Center of New York pursues justice for those denied human rights with a focus on agricultural and other low-wage workers, through legal representation, community empowerment and advocacy for institutional change.

Upstate NY Better Business Bureau

Beneficial Webpages:

Accredited Businss Roster

News Center

Scam Tracker Page

TOP 10 Scams of 2016

General Advice and Tips

Postal mailing address of our WNY office:

Better Business Bureau in Upstate New York
100 Bryant Woods South
Amherst, NY 14228

Special Needs Seniors

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