• Emergency/Homeless Shelters:


    Saving Grace Outreach:

    Phone: 716-257-3077

    Address: 11 Washington Street Cattaraugus, NY 14719

    Shelter for families who are literally homeless. Shelter is limited. No emergency or after hours intake is available. It is best to call or walk in during the open hours.


    Cattaraugus County - Sheriffs Office

    Phone: 716-938-2599

    Address: 301 Court Street Little Valley, NY 14755

    Open 24/7 - Works with individuals experiencing a housing emergency after hours on behalf of the Department of Social Services.


    Cattaraugus Community Action

    Shelter Phone: 716-945-2318

    Address: 25 Church Street Salamanca, NY 14779

    Hours: Monday, 10am-5pm; Tuesday-Friday, 10am-7pm

    Emergency homeless shelter for single adults and childless couples. This is a referral only shelter; walk-ins and self-referrals not accepted. Referrals must be literally homeless with no other options for housing.


    Genesis House of Olean Inc

    Phone: Linore E. Lounsbury, Executive Director 716-373-3354

    Address: 107 South Barry Street Olean, NY 14760

    Secure faith-based homeless shelter with a building for women and families and another building for single men. Apply for homeless assistance at the Department of Social Services first for a referral to Genesis House. An intake with Genesis House staff will then be done by phone.