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The Lighthouse

Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Facility for Pregnant and Parenting Women with Children

244 Hempstead Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14215 - (716) 831-78778-14_Mom_w_kids-web.jpg

The Lighthouse provides a supportive recovery environment for women and children.  We use a strength-based approach to treatment providing empowerment to live independent and substance free lifestyles

  • Individual and group substance abuse treatment
  • Trauma informed staff who empower women on a journey of healing for themselves and their families.
  • Improvement in parenting skills through the support and role modeling of staff, parent education and counseling
  • Development of interpersonal and coping skillsHisp_family_web_3_4.jpg
  • Relapse prevention training
  • Involvement in community activities and identification of community supports
  • Opportunities for spiritual exploration, volunteering and vocational training

 Who Qualifies for Treatment?


  • 18 years or olderLighthouse_4212_ed_3_sm_2.jpg
  • ŸDiagnosis of substance abuse
  • ŸŸHistory of prior treatment
  • ŸŸPregnant or parenting with children in custody or for whom custody is pending
  • Psychiatric stability
  • Expressed desire for recovery


  •  11 years or younger
  • Ÿ Recent physical examination and documented, up-to-date immunizations
  • Ÿ Emotional and mental ability
    to participate in a program within a structured setting

Application for Lighthouse Program (PDF)

Application for Lighthouse Program (Word)

Application for Lighthouse Program (PDF)

Application for Lighthouse Program (Word)

The Lighthouse is
looking for donations!

Donation Flyer

We are always looking for donations of the following items for the children living at The Lighthouse:

  • Diapers (all sizes)
  • Baby wipes
  • New Baby Clothers (0 - 24 months)
  • Toddler Clothes

Donations of other items for the mothers and their children are appreciated. 

Additional items include:

  • Journals
  • Planners/Agendas
  • Art Supplies
  • Crafts
  • Knitting/Crocheting Supplies
  • Toys
  • Sanitary Supplies
  • Toiletries (shampoo, soap, conditioner, toothbrush & paste, etc)
  • Cosmetics
  • Jewelry
  • Adult Bathrobes
  • Slippers (all sizes)
  • Adult Clothes (all sizes)
  • Linens - twin size
  • White towels & wash clothes
  • Small appliances (toaster, coffee maker, etc)
  • Pots & Pans
  • Dishes
  • Clorox Wipes

For more information please contact
The Lighthouse (716) 831-7877