VOLUNTEERS Update for Sunday 

Urban Community Outreach will host its drop-in center this Sunday. At First Congregational Church 241 Cedar Ave. Volunteers should report at/after 9:00am to help with food prep.

Volunteers who are scheduled to help with serving meals and clean-up should report to the same location above. 

The drop-in center is planning to begin lunch service at 1:30pm and remain open until 4:30pm. 

All volunteers serving meals must be at the center at 1PM to attend mandatory Volunteer Orientation session.

Thank you to our guests and volunteers  for your continued support.

If you have any questions, please contact Julie at (562)225-6416.


We are a community who firmly believes in helping those in need and the less fortunate. Come join us.


The Drop In Center is a community based center for homeless people, and those in need in downtown Long Beach.

It is the Urban Community Outreach’s vision to provide safe temporary shelter, food, support services, and help toward self-sufficiency for homeless individuals and families in our community.

Our heartfelt gratitude goes to our latest supporters:

Anne Herzog
Karin Miller
Mona Panitz
Laverne Pitzer
Foundations, Government & Corporations
SAMHSA (Awarded 9-1-16 in second year renewable up to 3 years)
The Ahmanson Foundation
Rudolph J. and Daphne A. Munzer Foundation
Performance Team
UCC Church
Neighborhood United Methodist Church
Employees Community Fund of Boeing
Cal Heights United Methodist Church
TJX Foundation
Temple Israel
First Congregational Church Social Justice
Josephine S. Gumbiner Foundation
L A County Supervisor, Janice Hahn
Unitarian Universalist Church
Roy Crummer Foundation

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To advance the interests and promote the welfare of the economically disenfranchised and homeless people in Long Beach by offering a welcoming environment to provide respite, nutrition, opportunity, and hope.