Our Community Place

Our Community Place

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The mission of Our Community Place is to build a safe, loving community of restoration and hope for all, especially those facing homelessness and other adverse experiences.

OCP’s vision is to be a community of hope that breaks down barriers and creates a safe, empowering environment where people can achieve their life goals, including joy, positive relationships, affordable housing, and sustainable work.



Community members and staff enjoying a field trip and games at Rubys Arcade
Chef Jeff Latchum and volunteers
Drum Circle
Richard " Gilligan" Entsminger: Community Member, Philosopher and Scrabble Champion
Leons and Bobby
Chef Bill Brumfield
Volunteer Extraordinaire Kurt Miller
Volunteers and Staff filling orders for our Friday Lunch Box Restaurant Take Out Orders!
Reh and Timmy delivering meals to Open Doors Thermal Shelter at JMU Godwin Hall
OCP Workday volunteers being led by Leons Kabongo


Homelessness to Housing Program Director
Category: Non-Profit and Social Services
OCP has received start-up funding to hire a Housing Program Director. This person will be responsible for 1) developing long-term and sustainable sources of funding for the program; 2)  assuming a community leadership role related to increasing and maintaining affordable housing, advocacy with the Housing Authority, City and County governments, and other agencies to start a Housing Trust Fund, and ...read more
Contact: Sam Nickels