Rural Outreach Center in East Aurora is a Code Blue site

The Rural Outreach Center (ROC) at 730 Olean Road in East Aurora has been designated as a Code Blue site for southern Erie County. From December 2018 through March 2019, the facility will be open to individuals without safe shelter any time the temperature, including wind chill, falls below 32 degrees.

The ROC’s Code Blue service area includes Alden, Angola, Aurora, Boston, Brant, Colden, Collins, Concord, Eden, Elma, Evans, Gowanda, Hamburg, Holland, Marilla, North Collins, Orchard Park, Sardinia, Springville, Wales and West Seneca. Hours will be from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. Showers will be available in the morning and the facility can accommodate individuals with pets.

Van service will be available from 8 to 11 p.m. to pick individuals up and take them to the warming site. Return transportation will also be provided in the morning, and breakfast will be served prior to departure. On Code Blue nights, the ROC van will make a regular circular route throughout southern Erie County.

For more information, please call the ROC at 240-2220.

2 Comments on “Rural Outreach Center in East Aurora is a Code Blue site

Kathleen Burns
December 10, 2018 at 8:42 pm

Are you in need of food? If So, perishables or strictly non-perishables?

December 18, 2018 at 7:03 pm

Sorry it has taken so long for us to get back to you. Thank you so much for reaching out! We are always in need of both and products for Sarah’s Pantry – diapers, shampoo, adult diapers, feminine products, etc. We are open from 9 – 5 M – F. We really appreciate your support!


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