Wegmans Check Out Hunger Day Creates Awareness Of Need

February 7, 2016 By Katrina Fuller (kfuller@post-journal.com) , Post-Journal Hunger can be a silent suffering, but Wegmans and Food Bank of … [Continue Reading]

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New Weekend Hours

Many of our guests have asked us repeatedly if we could serve lunch earlier in the day on the weekends. In response to their requests for an … [Continue Reading]

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Ecumenical Choir Festival Benefits St. Susan Center

Celebrating Christian Unity in song, the Ecumenical Choir Festival held at First Lutheran Church, sponsored by the Chautauqua Chapter of … [Continue Reading]

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St. Susan Center opened February 1, 1984

The St. Susan Center is the result of a dream and a tragedy. The dream was first articulated by an ecumenical group of clergy who wished to “provide … [Continue Reading]

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Meals Served up 13.4 % in January 2016

The need in our community continues to grow as St. Susan Center served 9,806 meals in January 2016. An increase of 1,159  meals (13.40%) from the … [Continue Reading]

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Upcoming Events

Steel Rails to perform at February Soup and a Song

On February 27th Jamestown’s St. Susan Center will host  the second of three  “Soup and a Song,” a program combining popular local musical groups and … [Read More+]

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Executive Director, Jeffrey Smith with Doc Hamels on Chautauqua Sunrise.

Providing a Nutritional Lunchtime Meal Everyday

Good nutrition is as challenging as making a part-time wage cover the cost of living plus medical expenses, as complicated as graduating from high school while caring for an infant, as difficult as finding work when you are unable to read a job application.


For our neighbors who face these and other challenges, St Susan Center provides a nutritional lunchtime meal every day.


St. Susan Center is more than a place for the economically disadvantaged. The Center also serves as a safe haven for the physically, mentally and emotionally challenged individuals in our community who feel isolated. Increasing health care costs, limited availability of specialized housing and the fact that people are living longer all add significantly to the number of individuals forced to make unhealthy, even life-threatening choices. St. Susan Center is a place where respect is served with each meal and every guest is an important part of our community.