For grocery shopping, there’s a Tops Friendly Market store on West Main Street in Arcade, just five miles east. The closest Wegmans supermarket is about 32 miles northwest, in Blasdell. For retail shopping, there’s a Walmart Supercenter in Yorkshire, about three miles east, and another Walmart in Springville, about nine miles west.
Most students who live in Sardinia attend the Pioneer Central School District, which has one high school, one middle school and two elementary schools. Pioneer is one of the largest school districts geographically in New York State, covering about 250 square miles and including parts of Erie, Wyoming, Cattaraugus and Allegany counties. Those not served by Pioneer attend either the Holland Central School District or the Springville-Griffith Institute Central School District. The closest public libraries are in Delevan, Cattaraugus County, about five miles southeast, and in Arcade, Wyoming County. The closest hospital is Bertrand Chaffee Hospital in Springville.