Central Union Mission is a faith-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and the oldest private social service agency in Washington, DC. For over 135 years we have continued our Christ-inspired “ministry of rescue” to our neighbors on the streets, which began with serving poor and homeless men and families in the years following the Civil War. We have been changing lives ever since.
Today, our impact is even greater, including:
It is only through the kindness of our many friends and partners that Central Union Mission is able to provide food and shelter to people experiencing homelessness, help more individuals permanently overcome homelessness and addictions, deliver job training, and help low-income families and veterans with services they desperately need.