Matt Urban Center

Matt Urban Center A multi faceted non-profit organization serving the Broadway-Fillmore neighborhood, Lovejoy and Fillmore Districts and Buffalo's East Side. The Polish Community Center of Buffalo, Inc., now doing business as the Lt.

Col. Matt Urban Human Services Center of WNY (MUC) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit with a mission to provide programs to enhance quality of life, preserve neighborhoods and encourage economic development.

Mission: The Matt Urban Center's Mission is to provide programs that enhance the quality of life, preserve neighborhoods and encourage economic development.

We're looking for a qualified candidate to fulfill the position of Intake Specialist in our Housing & Community Developm...
08/13/2020
Employment Opportunity: Housing Intake Specialist – Matt Urban Center

We're looking for a qualified candidate to fulfill the position of Intake Specialist in our Housing & Community Development department. See link for the full job listing and instructions on how to apply:
http://urbanctr.org/2020/08/12/employment-opportunity-housing-intake-specialist/

Posted on August 12, 2020August 12, 2020 by Sarah MaurerEmployment Opportunity: Housing Intake Specialist Now Hiring: Housing Intake Specialist Job Description: This professional staff shall perform activities that facilitate access to and determination of eligibility for individuals seeking housing...

There will be a free produce giveaway this Saturday, August 15 at 1:00 p.m. at the corner of Clark & Kent Streets. Spons...
08/12/2020

There will be a free produce giveaway this Saturday, August 15 at 1:00 p.m. at the corner of Clark & Kent Streets. Sponsored by Jericho Road Community Health Center, Independent Health, and African Heritage Food Co-op!

Our Housing & Community Development department is hiring! We're looking for a qualified candidate to fulfill the positio...
08/12/2020
Employment Opportunity: Housing Specialist – Matt Urban Center

Our Housing & Community Development department is hiring! We're looking for a qualified candidate to fulfill the position of Housing Specialist. See link for the full job listing and instructions on how to apply: http://urbanctr.org/2020/08/12/employment-opportunity-housing-specialist-4/

Posted on August 12, 2020August 12, 2020 by Sarah MaurerEmployment Opportunity: Housing Specialist Now Hiring: Housing Specialist Job Description: As an essential member of the Housing & Community Development team, this position assists with general operations and programming throughout the departme...

We're looking for our next Executive Director! See link for full job description and details on how to apply. Applicatio...
08/11/2020
Employment Opportunity: Executive Director – Matt Urban Center

We're looking for our next Executive Director! See link for full job description and details on how to apply. Applications due no later than Sept. 16.
More info: http://urbanctr.org/2020/08/11/employment-opportunity-executive-director/

Posted on August 11, 2020August 11, 2020 by Sarah MaurerEmployment Opportunity: Executive Director Now Hiring: Executive Director Job Description: The Executive Director will provide leadership and vision, articulate and promote the organization’s mission, develop sufficient resources for the fina...

Want to stretch your food dollars? Daria Parker, owner of Lewandowski Produce, will be outside Jericho Road Community He...
08/04/2020

Want to stretch your food dollars? Daria Parker, owner of Lewandowski Produce, will be outside Jericho Road Community Health Center's office at 1021 Broadway on Wednesday, August 5th from 11:00am-1:00pm to sign up eligible applicants for the Double Up Food Bucks program. Anyone who is SNAP eligible can qualify - just show your EBT card to apply.

Fillmore District Council Member Mitch Nowakowski
08/04/2020

Fillmore District Council Member Mitch Nowakowski

Spread the word! My office, in collaboration with Congressman Brian Higgins, Erie County Legislator Howard Johnson, the Buffalo Central Terminal, and the UNITY Coalition, will be hosting a Back-To-School supplies drive and giveaway!

While Buffalo Public Schools re-opening plans remains under consideration, we want to do all we can to support our youth no matter what form school takes this fall.

Donations of supplies can be dropped off at County Legislator Howard Johnson's office from today 8/3 until Friday, 8/21. Please see the attached flier for the types of supplies we are collecting!

The drive-through backpack giveaway will then be hosted at the Buffalo Central Terminal on 8/29! Proof of residency in the City of Buffalo may be required for pick-up.

More details are below - please consider making a donation if you are able, and share this giveaway with anyone you know who may be interested!

Thank you for your support and generosity!

We're excited to be kicking off the month of August with our Hope Center food pantry re-opening next Tuesday!
07/31/2020

We're excited to be kicking off the month of August with our Hope Center food pantry re-opening next Tuesday!

Jericho Road Community Health Center
07/29/2020

Jericho Road Community Health Center

Families with children ages 5-13, this post is for you! Algonquin Sports for Kids and Jericho Road are teaming up to provide FREE drop-in sports and free play twice weekly at the green space on Clark Street.

The kick-off is this Saturday, July 25 from 12-4 p.m.!

WHEN: Wednesdays from 4-7 p.m. | Saturdays from 12-4 p.m.
WHERE: Superman Corner! (Clark & Kent Streets - next to #1021Broadway)
WHAT: Soccer, tennis, skateboarding, and free play
WHO: Ages 5-13

Parents and guardians are welcome to bring a chair and watch! Kids need to bring a mask, water, and a pair of sneakers. For more information, please contact [email protected].

Thanks to this wonderful group for stopping by yesterday to learn about the Matt Urban Center and our Hope House project...
07/29/2020

Thanks to this wonderful group for stopping by yesterday to learn about the Matt Urban Center and our Hope House project at School 57. And many thanks to our friends at Jericho Road Community Health Center for organizing and collaborating with us on this tour series!

Renovation work begins at our T.J. Wojnar Parkview Apartments today, thanks to support from our partners at LISC WNY and...
07/23/2020

Renovation work begins at our T.J. Wojnar Parkview Apartments today, thanks to support from our partners at LISC WNY and New York State Homes & Community Renewal! The project will upgrade all 32 apartments to include aging-in-place features for our senior residents. The building will receive new Energy Star windows, roof, gutters, and siding, a re-striped parking lot, and a new concrete entrance.The apartments will have new flooring, cabinets, counter-tops, appliances, bathroom fixtures, intercoms and emergency call systems. We're grateful to be able to provide these essential improvements to make things more comfortable for our tenants!

Thanks to our new friends from this year's Rising Leaders class of Leadership Buffalo for stopping by yesterday to take ...
07/23/2020

Thanks to our new friends from this year's Rising Leaders class of Leadership Buffalo for stopping by yesterday to take a tour of our Hope House project!

Thanks to our friends at Jericho Road Community Health Center for another great "Welcome to the Neighborhood" tour, and ...
07/22/2020

Thanks to our friends at Jericho Road Community Health Center for another great "Welcome to the Neighborhood" tour, and the opportunity to meet staff from other organizations working in our neighborhood and share what we do. We love Broadway-Fillmore!

Fillmore District Council Member Mitch Nowakowski
07/20/2020

Fillmore District Council Member Mitch Nowakowski

The State of New York has made COVID Rent Relief available for eligible homeowners! Learn more and apply online: https://hcr.ny.gov/RRP

Fillmore District Council Member Mitch Nowakowski
07/20/2020

Fillmore District Council Member Mitch Nowakowski

Tomorrow morning! Take your food truck or catering business to the next level by becoming a vendor at the Kitchen @ the Market! Learn more about how it works and Erie County Health Dept. requirements. Follow along on Instagram @KitchenAtTheMarket.

07/17/2020
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Parents!!!! Matt Urban’s Youth Department is going virtual today from 9-11am!!!!!
We are proud to present our first ever virtual summer learning program for BPS students! Together we can prevent your child from falling behind! We are offering ELA and Math Support for grades K-6. Classes will be from 9am-11am, Monday – Friday!

For Math tutoring, please use the following link. The instructor is Mr. Russell

https://call.lifesizecloud.com/2868704

For ELA tutoring, please use the following link. The instructor is Mrs. Logue

https://call.lifesizecloud.com/1439772

If your child attends one of the sessions listed above, we will provide you with a free DIY kit! Each kit will come with a link to help your child put the activity together. Kits are available for pick up or can be dropped off between the hours of 8am-4pm. Now until Friday, 8/14/20. Inbox us for more details.

We are looking for someone to fill the position of Case Manager at HELP Buffalo - one of our permanent supportive housin...
07/08/2020
Employment Opportunity: HELP Buffalo Case Manager – Matt Urban Center

We are looking for someone to fill the position of Case Manager at HELP Buffalo - one of our permanent supportive housing sites! Please see the link for full job description and details on how to apply.
http://urbanctr.org/2020/07/01/employment-opportunity-help-buffalo-case-manager/

Posted on July 1, 2020July 1, 2020 by Sarah MaurerEmployment Opportunity: HELP Buffalo Case Manager Now Hiring: HELP Buffalo Case Manager Job Description: The Case Manger at HELP Buffalo will provide support to our formerly homeless and veteran tenants by evaluating their social history, number of p...

Safe and affordable housing is more important now than ever. Our Housing & Community Development department is seeking a...
07/07/2020
Employment Opportunity: Summer Term AmeriCorps Member – Matt Urban Center

Safe and affordable housing is more important now than ever. Our Housing & Community Development department is seeking a summer AmeriCorps member to provide support to our essential housing programs. Please see link for full job description and instructions on how to apply. Service term runs from August 1, 2020 through September 30, 2020.
http://urbanctr.org/2020/07/07/employment-opportunity-summer-term-americorps-member/

Posted on July 7, 2020 by Sarah MaurerEmployment Opportunity: Summer Term AmeriCorps Member Now Hiring: AmeriCorps Service Member (Summer) Job Description: The Asset Management AmeriCorps Service Member will work with housing staff to alleviate the pressure caused by COVID. Safe and affordable housi...

We’re excited to release our 2019 Annual Report to the Community!Our agency closed out 2019 having served over 19,000 re...
07/07/2020
Our 2019 Annual Report – Matt Urban Center

We’re excited to release our 2019 Annual Report to the Community!

Our agency closed out 2019 having served over 19,000 residents of the City of Buffalo’s East Side and surrounding towns through a variety of human service programs – whether they were homeless clients or homeowners in our neighborhoods, students in local schools or senior citizens. That number alone speaks to the tremendous impact of our agency’s diverse programs and the tireless dedication of the staff who report to work here every day. We strive every day, and every year, to fulfill the simple mission of serving individuals and families in need.

Check out our report to get a bigger picture of our agency's impact.

Posted on July 6, 2020July 6, 2020 by Sarah MaurerOur 2019 Annual Report We’re excited to release our 2019 Annual Report to the Community! Our agency closed out 2019 having served over 19,000 residents of the City of Buffalo’s East Side and surrounding towns through a variety of human service pr...

We are looking to hire a program supervisor at Hope Gardens - one of our permanent supportive housing sites! Please see ...
07/07/2020
Employment Opportunity: Hope Gardens Program Supervisor – Matt Urban Center

We are looking to hire a program supervisor at Hope Gardens - one of our permanent supportive housing sites! Please see the link for a full job description and details on how to apply. http://urbanctr.org/2020/07/01/employment-opportunity-hope-gardens-program-supervisor/

Posted on July 1, 2020July 1, 2020 by Sarah MaurerEmployment Opportunity: Hope Gardens Program Supervisor Now Hiring: Hope Gardens Program Supervisor Job Description: The Program Supervisor will oversee a staff of case managers and community health workers, in addition to carrying a case load of cli...

Important updates from the City of Buffalo regarding partial re-opening procedures and safety requirements at City Hall ...
07/06/2020

Important updates from the City of Buffalo regarding partial re-opening procedures and safety requirements at City Hall and Buffalo Water.

We are looking for TWO Housing First Case Managers to work in our Permanent Supportive Housing department! Please see th...
07/06/2020
Employment Opportunity: Housing First Case Manager – Matt Urban Center

We are looking for TWO Housing First Case Managers to work in our Permanent Supportive Housing department! Please see the link for full job description and details on how to apply.
http://urbanctr.org/2020/07/01/employment-opportunity-housing-first-case-manager-5/

Posted on July 1, 2020July 1, 2020 by Sarah MaurerEmployment Opportunity: Housing First Case Manager Now Hiring: Housing First Case Manager (Two Openings Available) Job Description: The Housing First case managers will provide support to homeless clients by evaluating their social history, number of...

As our region continues its broader re-opening process, several of our sites and programs have updated their procedures ...
07/06/2020
Updated COVID-19 Procedures – Matt Urban Center

As our region continues its broader re-opening process, several of our sites and programs have updated their procedures for building entry, client appointments, and general inquiries. Please see our updates for detailed information by program, to ensure you are following our current safety guidelines and know what to expect when visiting or submitting inquiries to our sites.
http://urbanctr.org/2020/07/01/updated-covid-19-procedures/

Posted on July 1, 2020July 6, 2020 by Sarah MaurerUpdated COVID-19 Procedures As our region continues its broader re-opening process, several of our sites and programs have updated their procedures for building entry, client appointments, and general inquiries. Please see below for detailed informat...

Our Hope House shelter is hiring for the open position of Community Health Worker! Please see link for full job descript...
07/02/2020
Employment Opportunity: Community Health Worker – Matt Urban Center

Our Hope House shelter is hiring for the open position of Community Health Worker! Please see link for full job description and details on how to apply.
http://urbanctr.org/2020/07/01/employment-opportunity-community-health-worker-3/

Posted on July 1, 2020July 1, 2020 by Sarah MaurerEmployment Opportunity: Community Health Worker Now Hiring: Community Health Worker Job Description: The Community Health Worker has the responsibility to cover all duties on the floor while building trusting relationships with clients. CHW’s are r...

We had another great "Welcome to the Neighborhood" tour with our partners at Jericho Road Community Health Center, Paren...
07/01/2020

We had another great "Welcome to the Neighborhood" tour with our partners at Jericho Road Community Health Center, Parent Network of WNY, EPIC - Every Person Influences Children, The Broadway Market, Wilson Street Urban Farm, Buffalo Central Terminal and our Fillmore District Council Member Mitch Nowakowski. We are loving the positive momentum and collaborative opportunities in our community!

Our Hope House shelter is seeking to fill the open position of Shelter Receptionist! Check out the link for full job des...
07/01/2020
Employment Opportunity: Shelter Receptionist – Matt Urban Center

Our Hope House shelter is seeking to fill the open position of Shelter Receptionist! Check out the link for full job description and details on how to apply!
http://urbanctr.org/2020/07/01/employment-opportunity-shelter-receptionist/

Posted on July 1, 2020July 1, 2020 by Sarah MaurerEmployment Opportunity: Shelter Receptionist Now Hiring: Shelter Receptionist Job Description: The Matt Urban Center’s Hope House shelter for women & children is seeking a full time receptionist to manage visitors to the shelter, phone inquiries, a...

Thank you to our friends at Jericho Road Community Health Center for inviting us to participate in their first "Welcome ...
06/26/2020

Thank you to our friends at Jericho Road Community Health Center for inviting us to participate in their first "Welcome to the Neighborhood" tour with some of our colleagues who work and live in the Broadway-Fillmore community. We loved being part of sharing the people, programs and places that make this neighborhood a great place to be. We can't wait for the next one!

06/24/2020

We're looking for a qualified candidate to fill the position of Chief Community Development Officer (CCDO) - a critical member of the senior leadership management team of the Matt Urban Center. The CCDO is responsible for the management of the properties and housing development projects that are owned and/or managed by our agency. Please see link for full job description and instructions on how to apply!

http://urbanctr.org/2020/06/08/employment-opportunity-chief-community-development-officer/

A huge thank you to our friends at Bocce Club Pizza for this delicious donation to recognize our staff for continuing to...
06/15/2020

A huge thank you to our friends at Bocce Club Pizza for this delicious donation to recognize our staff for continuing to provide essential services during COVID-19, from supporting our homeless clients and senior citizens, to keeping youth in our after-school programs connected to educational resources. Thank you, Bocce, for recognizing our staff's hard work during these unusual times! We appreciate you!

While summer doesn't officially begin until next week, the "Summer of Ron" begins today as we say a fond farewell to an ...
06/12/2020

While summer doesn't officially begin until next week, the "Summer of Ron" begins today as we say a fond farewell to an incredible employee, Ron Parylo. Ron has worked for the Matt Urban Center for 26 years in our accounting department and his dedication to our agency is second to none. Ron has worked tirelessly to keep the ship afloat through good times and bad, rarely taking a day off and always making sure other employees were taken care of. We congratulate him on an incredible career and wish him the best in his retirement. Cheers to the Summer of Ron!!

In light of everything happening in the world right now, our Permanent Supportive Housing team wanted to share some posi...
06/10/2020

In light of everything happening in the world right now, our Permanent Supportive Housing team wanted to share some positive vibes with our followers. Stay well and be kind!

In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month and 75 days of COVID-19, our staff and clients at Hope Gardens had a "sp...
05/30/2020

In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month and 75 days of COVID-19, our staff and clients at Hope Gardens had a "spirit week" to celebrate getting through this difficult time and still making the best of it – in good spirit!
The ladies enjoyed a special treat: pizza, wings, and cookies with the #75 on them!

Do you feel that everyone should have access to safe and affordable housing? Do you want to make a positive impact in th...
05/27/2020
Employment Opportunity: Housing Specialist – Lt. Col. Matt Urban Human Services Center of WNY

Do you feel that everyone should have access to safe and affordable housing? Do you want to make a positive impact in the community you work? If yes, our Housing Specialist position could be the perfect fit! Join our hardworking team and help us make a difference on the East Side! To apply, visit the link below:

http://urbanctr.org/2020/05/22/employment-opportunity-housing-specialist-3/

Posted on May 22, 2020 by Sarah MaurerEmployment Opportunity: Housing Specialist Now Hiring: Housing Specialist Job Description: The Housing Specialist’s primary responsibilities will include working with area residents to apply for grants and assist with housing department projects to further our...

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1081 Broadway
Buffalo, NY
14212

Located along several NFTA Metro Bus Routes: Route #4 - Broadway Closest stops are: Broadway and Lombard Broadway and Sweet Broadway and Warren Route #19 - Bailey Closest stops are: Broadway and Lombard Broadway and Warren Also within walking distance of Route #23 - Fillmore/Hertel

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The Matt Urban Center is a multi faceted agency providing: Housing Services Senior Services Senior Apartments Weatherization Program Youth And Family Services Homeless Outreach Services G.E.D. and Work Skills Training Crime Victims Assistance 3 Food Pantries The Matt Urban Hope Center

Opening Hours

Monday 08:30 - 16:30
Tuesday 08:30 - 16:30
Wednesday 08:30 - 16:30
Thursday 08:30 - 16:30
Friday 08:30 - 16:30

Telephone

(716) 893-7222

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