Save a seat at the table

This Thanksgiving, $2 is all it takes to give a person with no place else to go a seat at our table. Please give today!




Your Gift of $115 helps 60 people

Meeting the needs of our city's homeless and hurting people

Together we provide safe shelter, hot meals, medical care, job training and compassionate care to transform lives here in the Washington D.C., metropolitan area.


A novel attempt by two high school students, Della Carney and Ava Gregory, to illuminate some of the many truths about homelessness.


Operation Christmas Miracle registration begins on October 1, 2022 and runs thru October 31, 2022 or until the program is filled.


The Comprehensive Family Ministry Center (CRFC)

will give even more poor, hungry and homeless families a place to rebuild and discover hope through Jesus Christ.

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Homeless crisis in our capital

The homeless crisis in the District is one of the worst in the nation. The rising cost of urban living—intensified by the city’s need for more affordable housing and higher wages—has left more people on our streets than ever. Central Union Mission is committed to being a solution.



Founded in 1884, Central Union Mission is the oldest private social service agency in the District of Columbia.
*These statistics reflect Central Union Mission's typical yearly reach.
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Stories of Change

Miracles happen within our walls. Learn the stories of men, women and children who’ve transformed their lives from homelessness to hope

It had been a long and treacherous journey that led him there. A journey that started with alcoholic parents and feelings of abandonment and low self-esteem that caused him to seek validation from unscrupulous sources


After wandering the streets with no food or money, he walked by what he thought was an interesting place. That interesting place was Central Union Mission.


“I really didn’t think I needed to be here. I felt like I had things under control even when I really didn’t. I had a job and things were okay as far as I was concerned.”


Upcoming Events

Throughout the year Central Union Mission hosts a variety of events to bring our community together to help homeless men, women and children. Upcoming events include:

The Christmas season is upon us and the children in the D...

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Open enrollment is FRIDAY, October 7, 2022, 9:00am—12:0...

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