King Urban Life Center, Inc.

The King Urban Life Center Inc., is a national historic landmark that provides state-of-the art facilities, in collaboration with community partners, to house and support educational, social, and cultural programs for an underserved population in the City of Buffalo.

Academic & Technology
Success Program

These technology courses are an important opportunity for participating members of this Buffalo community to learn and master valuable computer skills ...

Parent-Child
Home Program

A research proven home visiting model, prepares young children for school success by increasing language and literacy skills...

Our Opportunities

The King Urban Life Center remains committed, now and well into the future, to bringing change through education and we continue to look for ways to enrich the lives of children and support the families that care for them.

Adult
Literacy Classes

The King Urban Life Center remains committed, now and well into the future.

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High School
Equivalency Training

The King Urban Life Center remains committed, now and well into the future.

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News & Events

April 2, 2016

A Profile of the King Urban Life Center

In 1983, the building of Our Lady of Sorrows Church on Genesee St. was declared by the Diocese of Buffalo to be in danger of a structural collapse. Thirty-three years later, the church is unfortunately gone, but the building still stands and has been put to good use.

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October 1, 2013

King Urban Life Center: Thankfully Not Torn Down

The King Urban Life Center at 938 Genesee Street, formerly the St. Mary of Sorrows Catholic Church, still stands because a small group of people were determined that it not be thoughtlessly destroyed.

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Preservation Award

King Urban Life Center accepted the 2016 award for Outstanding Community Project, presented by Preservation Buffalo Niagara. The award was accepted by David Greenman, executive director.

While we are pleased with our preservation efforts, the King Center remains committed, now and well into the future, to bring change through education and we continue to look for ways to enrich the lives of children and support the families that care for them.

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