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Social Work Services /  Contact Information

Senior Outreach Services (SOS) strives to identify and assist persons age 60 and older and their families who wish to maintain independent living in their own homes.

How to Reach Us:

The Senior Outreach Services (SOS) staff will visit homebound seniors in their homes or in one of our SOS offices below:

  • Amherst: (Main Office):
    Amherst Center for Senior Services
    370 John James Audubon Parkway
    Office hours are 8:30-4:30, please call for appointment
  • Clarence:
    Clarence Senior Center
    4600 Thompson Road
    633-5138 or 636-3070
    Office hours are 9:30-11:00 and walk-ins are accepted at this location.
  • Newstead:
    Akron/Newstead Senior Center
    5691 Cummings Road
    542-6645 or 636-3070
    Office hours are the first Wednesday of the month from 1:00-3:00, and the third Wednesday of the month from 10:00-12:00. Walk-ins are accepted at this location.

Senior Outreach Services is funded by the New York State Office for the Aging, Erie County Department of Senior Services, the Towns of Amherst (lead agency), Clarence, Newstead and also the Village of Williamsville.

About Amherst

The Town of Amherst was established in 1818 and celebrated its 200th Anniversary in 2018. The town has a geographical area of 53.6 square miles and a population of greater than 122,000.

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  • 5583 Main Street
  • Williamsville, NY 14221