GCM Services
We offer a number of services designed to help meet the challenges faced by families and individuals here in our community.

Providing food to meet basic nutritional needs.

We provide emergency food for the elderly, the disabled, homeless, and the working poor with families during times when food is otherwise unavailable due to limited incomes. A 2 day supply is given to each member of the household every 28 days. Must apply in person M-Thurs. 9am-1pm. A picture ID and SS Card or SS Print-out required. Must show proof of income.

 USDA Food
GCM is a distributor for USDA food. Food is distributed 2 times a month. Call 352-372-8162 for the next distribution date. Must be a resident of Alachua County and have a photo ID.

Emergency clothing for individuals and families.

We provide clothing to families who have lost everything due to fire or other disaster. We also provide needed clothing for those who cannot afford to buy clothing due to financial crisis.  Monday to Thursday 9am to 12pm.

GCM's CROSSroads in Careers
CROSSroads is GCM's new career mentoring program facilitated by Tom Robertson. This program is made to provide support, resources, and education for those seeking employment or are in career transition, using Biblical principles through individual mentoringand small group meetings crafted in a 5-step plan.

Call 1-904-860-1525 or trobertson.gcm@gmail.org

Initial Security Deposits Currently Unavailable
We provide assistance to those who have jobs and can pay rent - but lack funds to pay the initial deposits on rental property. Rental must be within the city limits of Gainesville.   Due to limited funding this program is currently not available.

We have limited funds and can not assist everyone. Walk-ins are not accepted. Clients must call only one time. Call 352-372-8646 on Tuesday between 8 and 8:30 am to make an appointment. On message machine leave your Name, Phone Number, and Last Four Digits of SS#. Appointments are tightly scheduled in order to assist as many people as possible. We can not just squeeze you in because that would delay other people's appointments. Due to limited funding we can only offer this service to a client one time.

Assistance with replacement ID's. Must go to Holy Trinity Episcopal located at 100 NE 1st Street 352-372-4721 to receive a voucher to bring to GCM.  Vouchers are available on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 

You must register with GCM in person Mon-Thurs 9am and 12pm. Must show proof of income, SS Card and photo ID. For information call 352-548-4806. Minimal fees for services based on income.


Eye glass readers are provide to clients in need.

Stressed? Find relief, strengthen your coping skills, and ENJOY YOUR LIFE

Call 352-284-6012 to set-up a free appointment.

This services is provided by The Mobile Outreach Clinic on Wedesdays 9am till 4pm. This is not a Walk-in Clinic. You must call 352-273-5329 to make an appointment. For more information visit Outreach.med.ufl.edu

S.T.E.P.S. Strategies To Empower People for Success
This program helps willing clients to achieve a life of independence. Clients will meet with their STEPS Coach who will help them develop and maintain their personal "Action Plan" and set monthly goals with the client for self-improvement. Clients will take the Work Path Class and receive counseling and training in Money Management, Parenting, Attitude Awareness, Nutrition and Other Life Skill Classes. STEPS counselors are available Mon-Thurs 9-2:45pm. Currently Unavailable

GCM provides a GED program for anyone wishing to get a High School Diploma. The program consists of individual tutoring and mentoring with all test expenses paid for committed students. Must apply in person Monday-Thursday 9am-1:00pm

Anyone wishing to have help locating a job in the area can stop-by or call 352-271-1115 for available times. We will help you with the search and prep for local jobs. Currently Unavalable

 Prayer and spiritual counseling available anytime upon request.


Provided to clients after evaluation.

We offer a 2 hour class to create a personal spending plan. Class is offered every month.
Call 352-372-8162 for day and time of next class.


We are open to talk in a judgment free zone any Wednesday from 9am till 1pm. Programs that can change the way you look at life with goal setting and more. An experienced counselor can get you moving in a more positive way and escape the homeless lifestyle. Call Fred at 352-372-8162