Day Center for Homeless


Every Tuesday – SMART Recovery Program, 3-4 pm (description below).

March 30 – Love Shouldn’t Hurt – Domestic Violence Training, 10 am – 3 pm. Grace Lutheran Church, 2503 Belair Dr, Bowie.  Free with lunch served.

June 3, Fundraiser at Franklin’s Restaurant, Hyattsville.

Various Tuesdays and Thursdays – Faces of Homelessness Video Showing

5 Parts/12 Mins: This series features distinct perspectives on, pathways to, and experiences of homelessness. The interviews were conducted in 2015 while each subject was having their portrait painted or drawn, as part of a project called Face New York.
We will run the video 2-3 times between 1 and 4 pm. Stop by to view and join in the discussion. Hosted by the PG Plaza Day Center project.


The PG PLAZA DAY CENTER  is a day time shelter for homeless and those in economic need.  The Day Center offers a welcoming, compassionate, safe environment.  It is open every Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1PM-6PM.

Services Provided:  Food served from 2-6 pm each Tuesday and Thursday; laundry and shower facilities, toiletries, socks/t-shirts/underwear, counseling, social services support, some legal services, and spiritual support.

The Day Center opened in 2016.  It is sponsored via Churches United for Compassion and Empowerment (CUCE) and hosted/located at the University Christian Church, 6800 Adelphi Rd. in Hyattsville.

Visit the Day Center any Tuesday or Thursday.  Contact Donny Phillips at 301-922-7054 or  Contact Congregations United at:


If you represent a local congregation that would like to help out by making donations (items or monetary gifts),  meal set up, or providing volunteers, contact us and please fill out this quick Survey

Or if you are an individual who would like to volunteer to help on Tuesdays or Thursdays, please contact us, stop by the Day Center, and take a moment to fill out our Volunteer Form

Do you have  gifts you are willing to share with the homeless and vulnerable in our area? PG Plaza Day Center needs your talent and experience to share ideas for growth and development of services and programs. Do you have any of these skills or talents?

♦Legal Expertise for Expungement Cases ♦Accounting ♦Marketing Skills ♦Fundraising Experience ♦Long Range Planning ♦Access to Foundations, Corporate or Individual Philanthropists ♦Media Contacts

SMART RECOVERY:  Addiction recovery, a self-help discussion group, is provided every Tuesday from 3-4 pm at the PG Plaza Day Center for homeless and those in need (6800 Adelphi Road, Hyattsville).  The program – Self Management and Recovery Training (SMART) – is open to all with no pre-registration required.  The program offers a mutual self-help approach for group discussion of addiction and recovery.  The format is free-flowing, starting with introductions of participants and what each would like to say about how their week went.  The intent is to lead to discussion, show mutual respect, and share addiction struggles and strategies for recovery.  The group is facilitated each week by Donny Phillips and Jamie Brill, from Community Crisis Services (