VOLUNTEERS Will not be needed until further notice.

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
Alpine Roof Company
Boeing Employee Fund
Bonnie Lowenthal Charitable Trust
Cal Heights United Methodist Church
Calmoseptine Charity Fund
Church World Services-Crop Walk
City of Long Beach-District 3
City of Long Beach-Mayor’s Fund
First Congregational Church
Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church
Housing Long Beach
Janice Hahn Supervisor 4th District
John H Porter Trust
Josephine S. Gumbiner Foundation
Long Beach Community Foundation
Long Beach Nonprofit Partnership
Munzer Foundation
Neighborhood United Methodist Church
Port of Long Beach
Roy Crummer Foundation
Temple Israel Long Beach
The Ahmanson Foundation
The Neighborhood Church
Unitarian Universalist Church
Vedanta International Cultural Center

News from the Drop In Center

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Sunday May 24, 2020

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Our Mission

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.