Serve City is an outreach center in Hamilton, Ohio, dedicated to serving the needs of Butler County’s low-income and homeless individuals and families, offering help and hope to our neighbors in need.

Our programs include:
The Serve City Food Pantry – open to all of our neighbors in the City of Hamilton and Butler County and focused on providing nutritious food for those dealing with hunger, food insecurity, or just need a bit of help.
Qualifying Requirements
Over 18 – Photo I.D. only and proof of Butler County residence
Under 18 – Birth certificate or insurance card only.
Hours of Operation
Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Donations are gladly accepted at the Pantry Monday through Saturday, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.

The Serve City Emergency Shelter – An emergency overnight shelter for our neighbors in need of a place to say for a night or two.
Intake is done from 5 pm-10 pm and beds are limited to 15 on a first-come, first-served basis. Those arriving before 6 pm will have the opportunity to eat dinner with us.

The Serve City CHOSEN Shelter – A homeless shelter designed for those who are wishing to end the cycle of homelessness and move forward into housing stability and independence.
Intake is done between 7 am-10 pm. Requirements include proof of residence in Butler County, some form of identification, and a clean sex-offender record. (Other rules and requirements will be shared at intake). Neighbors can stay at the Shelter for up to 90 days. Participation with our Support Services Coordinators is required.

Serve City Transitional Housing – Serve City has both Group Living and Independent Living apartments available to our low-income neighbors in our shelter and our community. Applications are available upon request at the Shelter.