The PG Plaza Day Center is open from 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays,  welcoming guests inside for a hot meal, shower and laundry services, Wi-Fi connection and social services support. Social distancing encouraged. (Location: 6800 Adelphi Rd, Hyattsville – hosted by University Christian Church.)

CUCE Fundraiser at Franklin’s, June 20: Join us for a fundraiser at Franklin’s in Hyattsville on Tuesday, June 20, 2023 to benefit the Day Center run by Congregations United for Compassion and Empowerment (CUCE). You can eat at Franklin’s, order carry-out or delivery for lunch or dinner, order a gift certificate or shop at the general store. Franklin’s will donate 20 percent of your before-tax total — but you must show your receipt to the host to participate. Since June 2017, we have raised over $3750 for the Day Center through fundraisers at Franklin’s!

August 15, 2023: CUCE Planning Meeting, 10:00 am at University Baptist Church on Campus Drive (College Park, MD). Purpose: Day Center review and planning. All are welcome.


C.U.C. E.  – Congregations United for Compassion and Empowerments  

A non-profit organization serving the homeless and those in economic need in Prince George’s County Hyattsville area. 

PG Plaza Day Center for the homeless, near homeless, low-income and those in economic need.  Open every Tuesday and Thursday from 1-5 pm. Guests and Volunteers welcome.  Located in the Rt 1/Hyattsville corridor of PG County, the Day Center provides a place to come out of the cold (or heat), food, safety and security in a welcoming environment.

Day Center Street Address: 6800 Adelphi Rd, Hyattsville, MD 20784.

Day Center Site:

  • Providing information for housing, food and other social services available in PG County.
  • Opportunities for volunteer involvement in your local community.
  • Opportunities for those who have overcome homeless to give back and help others.
  • County Resource: PG County Database of Support Services as a community resource for all. Search by zip code and resource needs.

Share in this community of those helping the homeless and vulnerable in our area. 

Contact us at: or Donny Phillips at:

Consider supporting the homeless program with your volunteer time and your financial gifts.  As churches, community centers and public facilities are closing due to COVID-19 precautions, your donations are even more important to ensure continued support to this vulnerable group of people in our community.

  • Send checks w/notation for CUCE/Day Center to:

       St Andrew’s Episcopal Church
       attn. Paul Schwobel
       4512 College Avenue
       College Park, Maryland 20740
  • Contact the program via email at:


Faces of Homelessness – Video presentation.