Affiliated satellite offices

  • Buffalo Psychiatric Center
  • Erie County Medical Center (ECMC)
  • Mental Health Court
  • Crisis Services

MHPC works with the above mentioned and provides services at Living Opportunities of DePaul; Erie County Re Entry Program; soup kitchens; homeless shelters; and the Erie County Public Library.

  • Works with New York State Parole and Correctional facilities.

  • Assists in helping parents with psychiatric disabilities keep custody of their children.

  • 2/3rds of Peers are NYS certified Peers.

  • Benefits Advisor certified through Cornell University.

  • OMH Safety Training Provider.

  • We are trauma informed intentional peer support program.

  • MHPC is a recipient run organization and most of the staff have a mental illness.

Funded by

Erie County Department of Mental Health (ECDMH); Office of Mental Health (OMH); Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS); Crisis Services; Millennium Collaborative Care; various managed care organizations.

Member of

New York Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services, Inc. (NYAPRS); NYS Behavioral Health Advisory Council; NYS Peer Certification Board; serves on Board of Directors of NYAPRS; Mental Health Empowerment Project (MHEP); Restoration Society, Inc.

Mission Statement:

Mental Health PEER Connection is an organization run for and by people with behavioral health disabilities, providing a person-centered approach to advocacy, peer counseling, transitional services, IL skill building, information and referral, and employment supports. MHPC fosters meaningful connections to enhance the quality of life for residents of Erie County. 

Vision Statement:

A peer-led organization facilitating community-based options for behavioral health recovery. 


3108 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214 • 716-836-0822 • 716-835-3967 (Fax)