UCOM - URBAN SERV, INC. is a not for profit charitable organization that is locally based in the Southside of Jacksonville. Currently we service residents in the following zip codes: 32207, 32216, 32217 and 32246 (south of Beach Blvd). We are affiliated with several member congregations, civic organizations, and businesses who support UCOM through food drives, financial donations and volunteer support. UCOM has a 501-c-3 tax status and serves the community in three unique ways.
Immediate hunger needs are met through the Emergency Service Center, pictured above. In 2013, over 5,000 people received food assistance and an additional almost
2,800 people were referred to appropriate agencies in their areas.
Long term hunger needs are met through Meals On Wheels. Operating out of Lakewood Presbyterian Church, volunteer drivers deliver hot meals and smiles five days a week to over 40 home-bound members of our community. In 2013, over 13,000 meals were delivered.
Education and employment needs are met through the CNA Scholarship Program which grants full scholarships for certified nursing assistant training. (Eligibility requirements and restrictions apply) In 2013, 6 students completed training through this program.