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:

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

Anne Herzog
Karin Miller
Mona Panitz
Laverne Pitzer

News from the Drop In Center

Sunday May 19, 2019

Yesterday, we had 158 guests, of whom 22 were new, at our drop-in center.   All guests […]

May 19, 2019

Sunday May 12, 2019

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May 12, 2019

Sunday May 5, 2019

Yesterday, a local girl scout troop that volunteered at our drop-in center in January 2019 […]

May 5, 2019

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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.