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Town Board Meeting Videos

The video of the Town Board meeting from Wednesday March 25, 2020 has been uploaded to the Town website and is now available for viewing. Please click the link below to view this and other Town Board agendas, minutes, and meeting videos.

Erie County, NY Department of Health: Coronavirus Information


All Town of Amherst Board and Committee meetings (with the exception of the Town Board) will be cancelled for 30 days through April 14, 2020 or until further notice. In addition, Amherst Town Hall at 5583 Main Street is closed to the public and public access will be by appointment only.

  • Town Clerk: 716-631-7021 - 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM (until further notice)
  • Assessor: 716-631-7038
  • Building Department: 716-631-7080
  • Planning Department: 716-631-7051
  • Purchasing/Contracts: 716-631-7007
  • Bids: 716-631-7007
  • Human Resources: 716-631-7025

For all other appointment requests, please call 716-631-7013 or 716-631-7032.

Town of Amherst Courts and Village of Williamsville Courts

All non-essential Town and Village of Williamsville court functions have been POSTPONED and all Town and Village Court buildings are CLOSED. Please see this Press Release for details

Bid Openings

Town of Amherst bid openings will be live streamed and recorded. The public will not be allowed to attend bid openings in person. Please see the links below for either the live stream or recordings. All bids are due according to their published times. The bid openings for Tue., March 23, 2020 will begin at 12:30 PM.

Amherst IDA

Amherst Schools & Education

** Cancellations, Postponements, and Contact Information **

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Ralph C. Wilson Jr Adult Day Services /  About Us

The Amherst Adult Day Services (AADS) program is designed to meet the needs of chronically ill and impaired adults (age 18 and older) who live in the community. Socialization, assistance with personal care and a wide variety of activities help individuals maintain their independence and promote feelings of self-worth.

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Amherst Adult Day Services offers families an opportunity to “take a break” from their ongoing caregiving responsibilities.

Individuals attend on a planned basis, which may range from one to five days per week, according to the participant’s and family’s needs.

A Caring Tradition

Amherst Adult Day Services is a program of the Town of Amherst Department of Senior Services, administered by the Visiting Nursing Association of WNY, an affiliate of Kaleida Health, which has been providing high-quality home care since 1885.

Amherst Adult Day Services provides activities to meet each person’s needs, preferences and pace. Programs emphasize socialization and friendship, and consist of a diversity of activities, including: crafts, music, exercise, cards and games, educational programs, field trips, entertainment and much more.

Our Staff

Our professional staff provides personal attention and tailors activities to meet the needs of each individual. Among the services our staff provides are:

  • Breakfast, hot lunch and snacks
  • Exercise for all levels of ability
  • Assistance with personal care and grooming
  • Showers, for a nominal fee
  • Monitoring changes in clients' well-being and notifying caregiver
  • Medication supervision

Services for Families

  • On-site information and referral service
  • Liaison with participant’s personal physician and home situation
  • Caregiver support and education, including referral to monthly support group meetings


Donations to the Amherst Adult Day Services are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by IRS regulations.

Contact Us

Please call Kristen Jopp for further information at 716-689-1403.

The Amherst Adult Day Services is located in the Amherst Center for Senior Services at 370 John James Audubon Parkway.

We are proud that Kaleida Health is our parent company.

About Amherst

The Town of Amherst was established in 1818 and celebrated its 200th Anniversary in 2018. The town has a geographical area of 53.6 square miles and a population of greater than 122,000.

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Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

The Town of Amherst ADA Coordinators are Robert McCarthy (Director of Human Resources) and Mark Berke (Commissioner of Buildings).

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Website Contact

The Town of Amherst takes great pride in providing useful, timely and accurate information through its official website. We encourage public participation in our website and ask that you provide your feedback to help us make our site even better. Contact the website administrator at toawebsite@amherst.ny.us.

Get in Touch

  • General Information:
    (716) 631-7000
  • Email:
  • Address:
    Municipal Building (Town Hall)
  • 5583 Main Street
  • Williamsville, NY 14221