GLYS WNY, Inc. offers a variety of opportunities & services
for LGBTQ+
youth and their friends,
ages 5-21.

If you have questions,
contact us at 716.855.0221
or executive@glyswny.org.

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As of november 1st, glys has moved! 

We are now located at

278 Delaware Avenue

Buffalo, NY 14202

 

GLYS is now located within the WNY Pride Center offices. 

While located inside the WNY Pride Center, GLYS remains a separate non-profit organization with its own board of directors.

glys will be closed thursday, nov. 26th & 

friday, nov. 27th in observance of thanksgiving.

we will reopen

monday, nov. 30th

If you are a youth in crisis during the time that we are unavailable, please contact

Crisis Services of Erie County at

716.834.3131 -- available 24/7

October 23, 2020

Busy Bee Bookstore Food Drive & Fundraiser

GLYS is excited to announce that we are partnering with Busy Bee Bookstore and Niagara Pride on Saturday, November 7th for a fundraiser and food drive! We hope you'll stop by and support us and this wonderful business. Join GLYS and Niagara Pride as we team up with Busy Bee Bookstore in Lockport, NY for our annual Food Drive. This year, Busy Bee Bookstore will be donating 50% of all sales on November 7, 2020 to Niagara Pride So, drop off some non-perishable food items to benefit local food pantries and do some holiday season shopping to benefit our organization. GLYS will be tabling this day with information on our organization -- stop by and say hi! 


Ways the Community can Donate:

· Drop off non-perishable food items at the Niagara Pride table during the SPIRIT Halloween Drive Thru Trick-or-Treat event on Friday, October 23, 2020 from 3:30pm to 5:30pm at 1201 Pine Ave., Niagara Falls, NY 14301. Niagara Pride volunteers will be on hand at the event, handing out candy and accepting food donations.

· Stop by Busy Bee Bookstore on November 7, 2020 between 10:00am to 6:00pm.

· Drop off non-perishable food donations to First Unitarian Universalist Church (639 Main St, Niagara Falls, NY 14301) during Sunday services on October 25, 2020, November 1, 2020, November 8, 2020, and November 15, 2020 from 11:00am to 12:00pm

· Drop off food items (perishable or non-perishable) or monetary donations to Heart, Love and Soul Food Pantry (939 Ontario Ave, Niagara Falls, NY 14305) between 9:00am to 2:30pm Monday through Friday. Niagara Pride asks that when individuals donate at this location, they mention the donation is on behalf of Niagara Pride.

October 12, 2020

Help bring Black Lives Matter Road Mural to SUNY Fredonia campus

"Help the SUNY Fredonia students of the Black Student Union and other student activists bring a Black Lives Matter Road Mural to our campus. The students of SUNY Fredonia wants to create this mural as a sign that the new administration of our campus is willing to stand up for the Black community at our university. We want this road to be a significant start to a series of changes to our campus to help foster a more welcoming environment for Black students.

The time for acknowledgment is here! We are doing this not only for the Black students of Fredonia. We want to bring this mural to campus to remember the lives that have been lost due to racial injustice in this country.

Help us make SUNY Fredonia a school that creates change!" -- Tim Snider, SUNY Fredonia Student 

June 03, 2020

Phase 2 Office Hours

GLYS is opening its office to the public for limited hours from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. It is still best to call to find out the best way to handle your needs 716.855.0221. Please be prepared to answer questions about your health, wear a mask and adhere to CDC social distancing and other guidelines. GLYS Drop in Center, Trans Groups and GLYS Events are not slated to re-open until phase 4, but remember, all our programs are VIRTUAL... Check the calendar/schedule on this page. Thank you for your patience!

April 15, 2020

Our 2019 Youth Anthology, Shaping Our Future, is now available! Thank you to all of our youth who submitted your work, we are so proud of you! If you want to be featured in next year's anthology or design the cover, click the button below for more information! 

January 01, 2020

Introducing... Quarterly Service and Cultural Competency Training!

Do you have an interest in GLYS Services and/or LGBTQ+ terms and culture? Perhaps you are a student (e.g. Social Work) a parent, an organization or group, or just a concerned citizen. Join us Quarterly! All training times are 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on the Fridays listed below. The training takes place at 393 Delaware Ave Buffalo NY 14202 1st Floor Front. Come to the side door.

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Check out the Master calendar below for all of our virtual and in person activities and events 

Call us:

716.855.0221

Find us: 

278 Delaware Ave. Buffalo, NY  14202

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GLYS of WNY, Inc. is a 501 (c) 3 Nonprofit Incorporated in NYS and registered with NYS.

All donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law

Attention Federal Employees: Please donate to charity #68607 in the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC)