About Us

The Center is open Monday through Friday from 8am-9pm during the school year and from 8am-7pm during the summer months, with the exception of select holidays.  

Our Mission Statement

To serve the Old 1st Ward with community based development including economic redevelopment, housing and human services programs with a vision for a New Renaissance.

Nestled in the heart of Buffalo's Historical Old First Ward, the Old First Ward Community Center provides a wide array of programs and services designed to strengthen and support the neighborhood, and respond to the changing needs of our growing and dynamic community.

To hear more about what's happening in the Community join us for our 

Monthly Community Gatherings 

on the third Tuesday of the month at 6 pm 

in the Community Room of the Old First Ward Community Center 

located at: 62 Republic St. Buffalo, NY 14204

Programs and services that we provide and host:

Become an Old First Ward Community Center Member

Check out what we did last year in our 2022-2023 Annual Report