Community Services & Programs

Today, the mission of the VCA remains the betterment of the neighborhood. The VCA is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of the residents of the Buffalo River Community by meeting individual and family needs and promoting environmental beautification and stewardship. Advocating a strong sense of empowerment and ownership the Valley Community Association’s committed staff and volunteers serve infants through older individuals with health related, educational, economic, social, and recreational assistance and opportunities.


The VCA has completed neighborhood beautification projects including the Mutuals Park.

Family Services

Assisting individuals and families in the River Community who are struggling to recover from financial crises or the daily challenges of poverty.

Senior Services

The VCA Senior Citizen Program is designed to encourage & maintain healthy lifestyles in elderly residents of the Buffalo River Community.

Youth Services

The “Striving For Excellence” Youth Program meets the needs of the “at risk” and impoverished youth in the Buffalo River Community.

Child Care

The VCA’s two state-of-the-art NYS licensed child care centers offer a stimulating, nurturing, and educational environment for children in age from 6 weeks to 5 years old.


Various volunteer and internship opportunities are currently available at the VCA. Learn more here.