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Who We Are

Founded in 1968, Urban Mission is a 501(c)3 human service organization, providing a broad range of programs to vulnerable populations in Jefferson County. Working in tandem with a network of local churches, businesses, human service agencies, philanthropic partners, schools, community leaders, donors and volunteers, the Mission provides supportive services and advocacy to those struggling with generational poverty, substance use disorder, domestic violence, financial set-backs caused by job loss or illness, homelessness, food insecurity, mental  behavioral health issues, and feelings of loneliness and isolation.

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Mission / Vision

Our Mission: To serve the community, jointly and ecumenically, in such a way as to make the compassion and reconciling purpose of God felt wherever there is human need.

Our Vision: Urban Mission, an ever-growing organization, through the support of our congregations and our community, will provide continuous resources to meet basic life needs that maximize the potential and sense of dignity for all.