All Services are provided free of charge and without question. FoNP is open 365 days per year. Services are provided to men, women, and children of all ages. Our services are made possible by volunteers from area businesses, churches, schools, community civic organizations, and individuals. Volunteers are needed in all service areas. If you are interested in helping please call 716-884-5375.

Video Orientation to our closet and pantry.


Dinner is served daily from 5 to 7PM. Times vary on major holidays.


Food Pantry –

West Side Food Pantry Coalition Brochure

Food Pantry is available Tuesdays from 7 to 9PM. To obtain food please bring photo identification, proof of residency and income verification. Emergency assistance, or referrals are also available. We serve 14201, 14213, and 14222 zip codes. 


Food Express West Side

The Food Express, a refrigerated truck, delivers fresh produce and perishable items starting at 1 p.m. (registration commences at Noon) at the Kleinhan’s Parking Lot, located at 14th & Porter Ave. It occurs rain, or shine on the second Monday of the month: Aug. 10, Sept. 14, Oct. 12. Please bring your own bags. This is sponsored by the Food Bank of WNY, Friends of Night People, Kleinhans Music Hall, Hispanos Unidos de Buffalo, The Salvation Army Grant Street, Mobile Safety Net Team, and The Belle Center.


Food Express East Side

The Food Express delivers fresh produce and perishable items starting at 1 p.m. (registration is at noon) in the parking lot of Gerard Place, 2515 Bailey Ave. It takes place rain, or shine on the first Thursday of the month: Aug. 6, Sept. 3, Oct. 1.  You must bring your own bags. Please do not park in Gerard Place’s lot, but on the street. This is sponsored by Friends of Night People, the Food Bank of WNY, Gerard Place, and the block clubs of Bailey and Delavan.

food express east side

Friend of Friends Program

Get the help you need most with our unique program customized to help you achieve success. Friends of Friends Brochure

Medical Care

Medical care is available on the 1st, 3rd & 4th Tuesday of every month from 5 to 7PM. Medical care is provided by Dr Igoe and UB Medical Students.



Podiatry care is available on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month from 5 to 7PM. Podiatry care is provided by members of the WNY Division of The Podiatry Society of the State of NY.

Clothing CLoset Plus +

Clothing Closet is open from 5 to 7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays when school is in session, and 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursdays.  Friends of Night People also offers shower and laundry facilities by appointment.  Please read this brochure to learn about the clothing donations we accept.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Meetings are held on Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday at 5:30PM.

Meetings are help on Tuesday and Friday at 8PM.


Housing assistance is available on the 3rd and 4th Monday of every month by Matt Urban Center. Housing assistance is available on the last Wednesday of every month by Housing Options Made Easy.


Veterans assistance in available on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month.