As we continue to focus on serving the community during this increased time of need, our programs remain available to low-income families.

If you or someone you know is in need of crisis stabilization services, dignified food assistance, housing navigation, computer lab access or counseling referrals related to mental health, substance abuse or domestic violence, please contact us today.

Our Indian River, Orlando and St. Lucie UP Center Hours are Monday - Saturday, from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m., with our Orlando and St. Lucie County locations also operating Sundays 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Our satellite grocery program in South Vero Beach is now open Monday - Saturday, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

In stressful situations, many of our neighbors turn to United Against Poverty for information, guidance and reassurance. Now more than ever, we are deeply grateful for your support.


As of Monday, January 27 our North Member Share Grocery, Crisis Stabilization, Education and Success Training Employment Programs– as well as collaborating partner services– are operating fully out of our new facility. Located at 1400 27th Street, our new UP Center is just across the street from our former US-1 campus – click here for a map.

Starts: November 28 @ 6:30 am

Ends: November 28 @ 10:30 am

Riverside Park
Riverside Park Drive
Vero Beach, FL 32963

12th Annual Thanksgiving Day Trot Against Poverty

Lace-up your running shoes and help run poverty out of town at the 12th Annual Thanksgiving Day Trot Against Poverty 5K. Bring your family and friends along and plan to join us for our renowned free Sweet Potato Pancake Breakfast with juice and all the fixings. All proceeds benefit United Against Poverty. Registration Information Early bird (June 30 – September 30) race registration is $30, Regular (October 1 – November 27) race registration is $35 and $40 on race day. There will be a discount for all families and groups registering together. Group of 4 or more = $27.50/registrant. In-person registration is available at United Against Poverty’s UP Center, located at 2746 US Highway, Vero Beach, FL 32960 or at Runner’s Depot, 436 21st Street, Vero Beach, FL through November 27. Online registration will end on November 19, 2019. Click Here To Register Online Event Schedule: 6:30 am - On-site registration and packet pick-up begins 7:00 am - On-site registration ends 7:15 am - Free children's 1/4 mile race (ages 6 and under) 7:30 - 5k race starts 8:15 - Free sweet potato pancake breakfast and awards ceremony