Urban Mission – At a Glance

At the Urban Mission, we believe in the power of partnerships.

Each program represented below is a result of collaboration between staff, volunteers, churches, local agencies and the larger community coming together to ensure that no one is in need.

Hunger Services

The Urban Mission provides hot meals each week through a ministry called the Unity Kitchen.  A large scale food distribution is held on the third week of the month with over 1700 families participating. Emergency Aid and Senior Food Boxes are also available. More Information>

Homeless Services

Urban Mission provides emergency housing services including shelter and supportive housing for families. A Hospitality Room is available for community members to visit during the day for food, shelter, haircuts, and other personal services. More Information>

Neighborhood Community Development Services

The Neighborhood Community Development Center offers a variety of programs throughout the year for the local community.  This year NCDC will host a Coat Give-A-Way, Back to School Supply Give-A-Way, Minority Health Month, Shoe Giveaway, Lupus Education and Support program, Healthy U Diabetes Program and Parish Nurse Program. More Information>

JOSHUA Work Mission Program

The J.O.S.H.U.A. program is a work missions project established for youth and adults from various parts of the country to help make a difference in the living conditions of low income residents of the Ohio Valley.  Services include, but are not limited to: painting, building of handicap ramps, replacing of windows, and yard clean up. More Information>

Worship Services

Mission Rejoice is a Saturday evening worship service and fellowship meal that offers an opportunity for churches, businesses and civic groups to engage themselves with the present worshiping community.  On this night, groups prepare a meal for the weekly worshiping crowd, and lead worship by providing a message and music. More Information>

Medical Services

The Urban Mission provides basic health screenings for the homeless community and refers individuals in need of additional care to the Jefferson County 4th Street Health Center.


Holiday Services

Through the generous support of local individuals, groups, churches and businesses, the Urban Mission is able to distribute full Thanksgiving meals to families in need as well as Christmas toys and gifts to children and teens in OH and WV during the holiday season.

Please contact us for additional information!