Mission Statement

The mission of the Cooperative Downtown Ministries, Inc. (the corporation) is to provide to homeless men, ages 18 and older, in the Birmingham Area a nurturing and caring environment offering supportive services that break the cycle of homelessness and empower individuals to achieve their highest potential.


•Treating all guests with respect and dignity
•Providing accessible, safe, and clean facilities
•Nurturing and caring for all of our guests
•Empowering all guests to achieve their life goals
•A recognition that our ministries are part of a larger community
•Being a faith-based community that provides opportunities for spiritual growth