Since 1946, the American Federation of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations and United Way Worldwide have had a cooperative relationship through which we provide services to members of organized labor, their families, and their communities.
To continue in this tradition, we know that times are difficult. There are many resources that may be helpful to you if you are unemployed, or even if you are still working.These resources are listed below.
2-1-1: A confidential information referral service, that can help if you don't know where to start.
Crisis Services: One of the most comprehensive crisis centers in upstate New York. Offering a 24 hour hotline, trauma response, emergency outreach, crisis intervention training, and suicide prevention as well as many other services.
Angel Foods: A non-profit,
non-denominational organization dedicated to providing grocery relief and
financial support to communities.
Job Loss Guidelines: Large list of resources and guidelines for job loss.
Buffalo Urban League:Help with securing economic self reliance.
When the Paycheck Stops: The AFL-CIO's resource booklet on what to do when unemployed.