ORIENTATION SESSION: Adoption STAR, a state-authorized adoption agency, will host an information session for those interested in adoption and learning more about adopting from 1 to 2:30 p.m. today at 47 Plaza Drive, Amherst. For details, call 639-3900.
CONGRESS ON YOUR CORNER: The office of Rep. Brian Higgins, D-Buffalo, will host satellite hours for Chautauqua County residents from 11:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday in the Hotel Jamestown, Third Street, Jamestown; from 11:30 a.m. to noon Friday at Fredonia Share & Care, 32 Moore Ave., Fredonia; and from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday in Fredonia Village Hall's board of trustees room on the second floor. Constituents will be able to discuss Social Security, veterans affairs, citizenship, immigration or any other matters.
COALITION FOR THE HOMELESS: The Western New York Coalition for the Homeless will meet at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral, 128 Pearl St. Erik Weigel of the Erie County Mental Health Department will speak on housing options, and coalition committees will present updates. For details, call 238-5700.
WEST SIDE HEALTH PROGRAM: Independent Health Foundation's Good for the Neighborhood program will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at West Side Community Services, 161 Vermont St. Representatives from the American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, National Kidney Foundation and Erie County Department of Health will be on hand to answer questions and provide information on services. For details, call 635-4959.