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

The drop-in center begins lunch service at 1:30pm and remains open until 4:30pm. 

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

Thank you 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 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

John W. Porter Trust

UCC Church

The Neighborhood Church

Good Shepherd Presbyterian 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.