The Grace Center is a day resource center founded on the values of: acceptance, hospitality, and opportunity

The Grace Center provides connections to supportive services and resources

About Grace Center

Located at 10 Church Street, Gloucester (Unitarian Universalist Church)

  • Masks are required
  • Temperatures will be taken and hand washing upon arrival

 

Vital Day Resource Center

The Grace Center is a vital part of the community as a day resource center for men and women who are in need of a safe and supportive environment. It was founded on the values of acceptance, hospitality, and opportunity. We provide services and offer referrals to our partner agencies for mental health and substance abuse treatment, medical care, job training, housing, and more.

Grace Center Gloucester Hours

Open Monday-Friday 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

Breakfast – 8:30 – 10:00 am

Lunch – 12:00 Noon

Effective December 2021 – March 2022 – The Grace Center is open on Sundays from 12:00 Noon – 4:00 pm at St. John’s Episcopal Church (48 Middle Street, Gloucester)

10th Anniversary Celebration

Watch the Grace Center’s 10th Anniversary Celebration video here. This event celebrates the impact of the Grace Center in our community. Hear from the founders, volunteers, civic leaders, and staff as they reflect on the past and speak to our work now in helping the most vulnerable.

Services

A warm, welcoming place to be during the day

Our community day center is open to all men and women seeking a warm, safe, and supportive environment to spend the day.

Breakfast & Lunch

Our Gloucester day center for those in need provides nutritious breakfast and lunches.

Life Skills/Job Readiness

We will help with life skills and job readiness.

Advocacy & Referrals

We provide first-hand advocacy and referrals to vital services.

SBIRT Assessments

Qualified SBIRT assessments for those struggling with substance abuse.

Yoga

The Grace Center’s on-site yoga classes encourage our visitors to stay active even in troubling times.

Meditation

We teach simple meditation techniques to help ease the minds of those struggling with the mental strain of homeless or stressful circumstances.

Therapeutic Art Program

Our art program provides day center visitors the chance to express themselves through art as a nourishing emotional outlet.

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