For grocery shopping, Arcade has a Top’s Friendly Markets store on West Main Street. For retail shopping, there’s a Walmart store in Springville, Erie County, about 14 miles west. The regional hospital is Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw, about 26 miles northeast. More hospitals can be found further away in the Buffalo area, about 40 miles west. Arcade is part of the Pioneer Central School District, one of the largest geographically in the state.
The district covers about 250 square miles and includes parts of Erie, Cattaraugus and Allegany counties as well as Arcade. One of the district’s elementary schools is in Arcade; the middle- and high schools are in Yorkshire, only three miles west of Arcade. A branch of Genesee Community College is in Arcade. The local library, Arcade Free Library, is at 365 Main St.