Do you need housing assistance or would like to collaborate on a community project? Find our contact information and service area map below – we’d love to hear from you!


Heart of the City Neighborhoods, Inc.
191 North Street, Suite 1, Buffalo NY 14201
Phone: (716) 882-7661
Fax: (716) 882-7662

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Office Hours

Monday-Thursday: 8:00am-5:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-12:00pm

COVID-19 UPDATE: Due to Covid-19 our office is currently closed to the public and open by appointment only.

Walk-in’s are not being accepted.  If you are looking to schedule an appointment for an urgent housing need, you can call us at (716) 882-7661 and leave a message with your name, address, and phone number so that our staff (who may be working remotely) can follow up with you as soon as possible. All persons who enter our office must wear a mask at all times, no exceptions.

Staff Directory

Stephanie Simeon, Executive Director
(716) 882-7661 ext. 200
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Jennifer Yuhnke Carman, Housing Program Manager
(716) 882-7661 ext. 202
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Anthony Williams, Healthy Housing Coordinator
(716) 882-7661 ext. 206
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Brandi Barrett, Director of Community Engagement HOCN and FBCLT
(716) 882-7661 ext. 203
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Lilian J. Quirós, Office Manager & Property Manager
(716) 882-7661 ext. 205
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Michelle Wooton, Finance Administrator
(716) 882-7661 ext. 204
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Green Infrastructure Stewardship Program

Deirdre Wright, Director of Environmental Stewardship
(716) 882-7661 ext. 207
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Heart of the City Neighborhoods Service Area

The green area of the map below illustrates Heart of the City Neighborhoods service area, with locations of some of the many community resources marked with icons. The yellow area highlights the neighborhoods we are partnering with the City of Buffalo to assist with owner-occupied repair application intake.

Click and drag on the map to move it, or click on any of the various icons for the name and address of the various community resources.