Leadership Update at Pinnacle Community Services

After leading the organization for several months as Interim Co-Chief Executive Officers, Sara-jane Carella and Kelley Swann have received promotions to reflect their capacities as leaders of Pinnacle Community Services. Pinnacle has also brought on Juston King to serve as Vice President of Development and Communications.

Pinnacle Community Services remains open to assist those in need in our community. 

We are closely monitoring and following CDC and State partner agency protocols to make necessary adjustments to our policies as needed and required in order to keep people safe during these unsettling times. 

Side by Side, Step by Step Gala Postponed Due to COVID-19

In an abundance of caution, and out of respect for yesterday’s state restrictions regarding group functions, we have made the decision to postpone our Third Annual Side by Side, Step by Step Gala.

Tickets are now available for our third annual Side by Side, Step by Step: An Awards Gala to Celebrate our Journey

Celebrate our 125 Anniversary with us! Join us for a fun and festive Friday night to support the work our organization has done in the community since 1895!

Laura Pennington Gawel Joins Pinnacle Community Services as President & CEO

Ms. Gawel brings over 30 years of experience in human services administration, primarily in the field of developmental disabilities, and has previously served as Chief Operating Officer for agencies in Poughkeepsie and Erie County.

Pinnacle Community Services Selected as a Featured Agency in Univera’s “WNY Small Business Spotlight”

This past fall, a talented crew of 15+ spent an entire day with us at Casey House, getting to know our programs, history, and mission. 

We Are Changing Our Agency’s Name & Why

As friends and partners of our agency, we are reaching out to you to let you know of an exciting initiative happening at our agency. Following the completion of our agency’s Strategic Plan early last year, we committed to explore the possibility of an agency name change.

Offering hope in the fight against domestic violence

“Offering hope in the fight against domestic violence” article appeared in The Niagara Gazette on October 3rd, 2017

SLIDESHOW: Domestic Violence Ribbon Walk marches down Third

This slideshow titled “Domestic Violence Ribbon Walk marches down Third” appeared in the The Niagara Gazette on October 10th, 2017

Volunteers make a difference on Day of Caring