Wesley Community Service Center, Inc.

Wesley Community Service Center, Inc. Wesley Community Service Center, Inc. provides multiple programs and support for urgent and unmet individual, family and community needs in Southside Portsmouth.

Established in 1937, the center began as Methodist Women in Portsmouth joined to form a city mission board that would become involved in community needs and social issues. The Center is now in its seventy fourth year of service and ministry. In August of 2006, the agency relocated its work from its home of twenty six years (Martin Luther King Memorial United Methodist Church) to an administrative

Established in 1937, the center began as Methodist Women in Portsmouth joined to form a city mission board that would become involved in community needs and social issues. The Center is now in its seventy fourth year of service and ministry. In August of 2006, the agency relocated its work from its home of twenty six years (Martin Luther King Memorial United Methodist Church) to an administrative

Operating as usual

09/24/2021

It was pleasure to be honored by The Foodbank of Southeatern Virginia and the Eastern Share !

Great Things are Happening at the Wesley Center!  On Wednesday September 22, 2022 the Wesley Community Service Center wa...
09/23/2021
Hunger Summit 2021

Great Things are Happening at the Wesley Center!

On Wednesday September 22, 2022 the Wesley Community Service Center was honored with the Pillar of Promise ~ Feed Category Award from the FoodBank of Southeastern Virginia and The Eastern Shore.

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Now in its fourth year, the Foodbank’s Annual Hunger Summit and Pillars of Promise Awards are opportunities for the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore to gather stakeholders who are committed to the mission of eliminating hunger and to recognize some of the exceptional comm...

Thank you Dollar Tree for volunteering with us!  Great Things are Happening at the Wesley Center!!!
09/23/2021

Thank you Dollar Tree for volunteering with us!

Great Things are Happening at the Wesley Center!!!

Thank you Dollar Tree for volunteering with us!

Great Things are Happening at the Wesley Center!!!

09/22/2021
09/21/2021
09/20/2021
Covid testing will be available this Saturday! Please go out and get tested! Covid numbers are rising!
09/20/2021

Covid testing will be available this Saturday! Please go out and get tested! Covid numbers are rising!

Covid testing will be available this Saturday! Please go out and get tested! Covid numbers are rising!

09/17/2021
09/17/2021
09/17/2021
Please join us form a Cancer Forum on September 18 at 10:30 am
09/16/2021

Please join us form a Cancer Forum on September 18 at 10:30 am

09/15/2021
09/14/2021
09/13/2021
09/13/2021
Free HEALTHY cooking classes beginning on October 7, 2021. Please contact the center for more information.
09/10/2021

Free HEALTHY cooking classes beginning on October 7, 2021. Please contact the center for more information.

Free HEALTHY cooking classes beginning on October 7, 2021. Please contact the center for more information.

We support seniors! Free computer classes available! Please call the Wesley for more information
09/10/2021

We support seniors! Free computer classes available! Please call the Wesley for more information

We support seniors! Free computer classes available! Please call the Wesley for more information

09/07/2021
09/06/2021
09/02/2021
09/01/2021
08/31/2021
08/31/2021
We have two educational programs being offered this fall! We have The GED program and tutoring. Please contact the Wesle...
08/27/2021

We have two educational programs being offered this fall! We have The GED program and tutoring. Please contact the Wesley for more information.

We have two educational programs being offered this fall! We have The GED program and tutoring. Please contact the Wesley for more information.

Look who stopped by The Wesley Today!Delegate Don Scott, esq
08/26/2021

Look who stopped by The Wesley Today!
Delegate Don Scott, esq

Look who stopped by The Wesley Today!
Delegate Don Scott, esq

Free Fitness Class !!
08/26/2021

Free Fitness Class !!

Free Fitness Class !!

08/25/2021
08/24/2021

Address

1701 Elm Ave
Portsmouth, VA
23704

General information

Wesley Community Service Center’s mission is to operate programs and services aimed at empowering the powerless and poor in Portsmouth’s Southside communities through Christian based services which improve the quality of life. The Wesley Center remains committed to working for minority empowerment and building community across racial, economic and social barriers as well as acting as an advocate and broker for community services and assistance. We continuously work to convey the message of human dignity and worth supported by the love of God.

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 3pm
Tuesday 9am - 3pm
Wednesday 9am - 3pm
Thursday 10am - 4am
Saturday 9am - 1pm

Telephone

(757) 399-0541

Products

Community Clothes Closet

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A group of us will be in front of the Wesley Center tomorrow, Saturday 06/20, and will be giving out bagged lunches (sandwiches, chips, apple sauce, water) and toiletry bags (brand new washcloth, bar of soap, toothpaste, brand new toothbrush, deodorant, shampoo) to those who may be hungry or in need. All are welcomed! We plan to be out there around 12. Please pass the word.
I enjoy doing work for this center keep up the great work!
Great Things are Happening at the Wesley Center!!!!
Thanks so much Freedom Boat Club for supporting the Wesley Community Service Center!!!!
What a joy to welcome Mrs. Renyatta Banks as the new (and 8th) Executive Director of the Wesley Community Service Center as of June 19, 2018!