Community Links is a CAO of WNY initiative to improve neighborhoods through a strategic process…

Identify Assets and Needs

Connect Resources

Measure Impact


This model is currently being utilized in Community Links pilot program, East Side Family and Educational Development Campus (ESFEDC). 152 homes within the 10 blocks between Best St., Filmore Ave., Genessee St., and Herman St.  have been canvassed for ESFEDC and are being connected to resources that improve their lives thanks to the Community Action Organization of WNY and partnerships.

The impact of the pilot program will be measured and announced in the summer of 2020. The Community Links model will then be implemented to improve neighborhoods across the City of Buffalo.