Non profit
About This Project

The Union County Community Shelter

311 E Jefferson St
Monroe, NC 28112
(704) 289-5300


The Union County Community shelter is a United Way Agency that serves the people of Union County in need. UCCS is a full service homeless shelter, soup kitchen, and emergency family housing program. It has grown and expanded over the years and offers different programs to serve the community. The Union County Community Shelter creates and provides sustainable options for clients to improve their quality of life. They have greatly made an impact on ending hunger and homelessness.


The Union County Community Shelter’s vision statement is “To help individuals or families achieve self-sufficiency and eliminate homelessness in our community.” The mission statement is “to improve the quality of life in our community by providing shelter, food, clothing, guidance and love to those in need.” Each employee and volunteer that works at UCCS treats all persons fairly with respect and dignity, maintains confidentiality, strives for quality, and builds relationships based on trust.