United Communites Against Poverty, Inc.


At United Communities Against Poverty, Inc. (UCAP), we are dedicated to the wellbeing of those whose quality of life has been negatively impacted by poverty, unemployment, homelessness, crime, and inadequate public health services in Prince George's County, Md. Our programs and services are designed to be a catalyst that help individuals and families. Learn more about the impact we have and join us in bringing about positive change.

Effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020 United Communities Against Poverty, Inc. offices will be closed until further notice. It is imperative that we take the necessary precautions to ensure safety and reduce impact during this  public health emergency. Our office will continue to monitor the developments of the COVID-19 Coronavirus as it effects the state of Maryland. 


Our phone line is open for persons seeking Emergency Food Pantry and Diapers assistance 301-322-5700 ext 101 or email foodpantry@ucappgc.org.

Programs & Services


Helping The Community

One Step at a Time

Reinforcing our Commitment

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Help During Hard Times

Energy Saving Services

Aiding Those Closest to Home

A Bit About Us

UCAP is the leading – and one of the largest – nonprofit organizations in Prince George’s County, Md advocating and implementing programs and activities for communities and people facing social and economic hardships. UCAP provides both academic and trade skills education, homelessness support and self–sufficiency services, affordable housing, financial literacy, economic opportunity, and access to adequate health care. Imagine what we can achieve together!


Upcoming Events

Free Foreclosure Counseling
Via Phone
Via Phone
Free HUD-Approved Counseling to Save or Let go of Your Home!

News & Views

We work hard to get our efforts noticed by the media and are so proud when we can shine a light on our accomplishments!

Comcast Newsmakers Highlight UCAP's Work In the Community to Aid With Affordable Housing

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An In-depth Look at UCAP's Annual Community Day Event

UCAP Makes a Splash with NASA at Grand Opening


General  Inquiries  or  to Contact UCAP

Get in touch with UCAP to learn more about our work and how you can get involved.

1400 Doewood Ln, Capitol Heights, MD 20743

(301) 322-5700 ext. 101