Welcome to Center for People in Need. Providing resources, opportunity, and hope to one person and one family at a time.
Our annual Giving ThanksGiving event will take place November 21-23. Thanksgiving food and grocery store gift certificates will be distributed to low-income families. You can support this event by making a donation. For more information about this event and what you need to know to receive services, please click here.
Toyland for Kids!
Our Annual Toyland for Kids Event is coming up December 12-14. Click here to volunteer to help at this event!
New Resource Handbooks - Updated September 2015!
Each year, the Center for People in Need releases a Resource Handbook that lists services for low-income residents. Contained in these books is information about food distributions, emergency housing, health care information, and clothing assistance, along with information for many other services. To view our most recent Resource Handbook (updated September 2015), click here. You may also stop by the Center, 3901 N 27th St, Unit 1, to pick up a copy.
Annual Report Released
The Center for People in Need has released its 2014 Annual Report. It is available online here.
The Face of Poverty Released
The Center for People in Need has released its 2015 Face of Poverty report, detailing the barriers that families face in poverty at the Center. More than 60% of our clients live in “deep poverty”, less than 50% of the poverty level. Shockingly, 84% of those individuals that work near full-time are still in poverty. Read the full report here.