a community-based financial institution located in the heart of the Elmwood Village

Becoming A BCFCU Member


Individuals are eligible to join the BCFCU if you are a member one of our sponsor organizations:

Lexington Food Co-op

Parkside Community Association

Adam Plewacki #799 VFW Post

Polish Community Center of Buffalo, Inc.

Additionally, if you are a family member of an existing BCFCU member, you can join! Simply open a savings account with a $5.00 initial minimum deposit and pay a one-time $15.00 Capitalization fee. (Children under the age of 18 may join for free with an initial minimum deposit of $5.00.)

Due to federal regulations we require proof of identity for all new members. Please bring your Driver's license (or other government issued photo ID) and your social security card with you when you come in. We are unable to open accounts by mail or via the internet. Please call the office to schedule an appointment to open your account.