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Who We Serve

Gabriel’s Place Works


We offer youth development programs to help build bright futures.

Health & Wellness

Our mission is to provide healthy options for the Avondale community.


Nourishing food options for every event.


Our seniors are our most vulnerable population and often need a helping hand.

Training Programs

Community members learn how to create healthy environments for self and others.


Our event spaces are available for rental.

What We Do

About Gabriel's Place

Gabriel’s Place is committed to addressing food insecurity and building a strong community in our beloved Avondale neighborhood. We believe that we need to be a healthy food resource and a safe fellowship space for our neighbors to help reclaim health, self, and a sense of shared community. We also work to empower urban youth to achieve their highest potential.

Join Us

Supporting The Avondale Community

The mission of Gabriel’s Place is to provide a safe, beautiful, and spiritually uplifting place for the Avondale neighborhood to gather in mutual respect, to learn, interact, and go out in peace.

What We Do

Programs and Services

Our programs and services include:


Join us for a weekly community meal prepared by our Chef Ebony and community volunteers. Bring friends and family. Dinner is from 5pm-7pm. Donations are accepted, but not required.


4-H is America’s largest youth development organization—empowering nearly six million young people across the U.S. with the skills to lead for a lifetime.

In partnership with Central State University’s Cooperative Extension, 4-H at Gabriel’s Place will provide youth, ages 8-18 yrs old, with opportunities to complete hands-on projects in areas like health, science, agriculture and civic engagement in a positive environment where they receive guidance from adult mentors and are encouraged to take on proactive leadership roles.

Enroll your child today!

Everyone with Diabetes Counts

Do you or someone you love have diabetes? Have you been diagnosed with pre-diabetes? Everyone with Diabetes Counts is a 6-week program for persons 60 years of age and older that encourages small lifestyle changes while learning about diabetes, the way it affects your health, and methods to prevent and manage diabetes through no-cost educational workshops.


Gabriel’s Place is available to meet your catering needs. We provide pick up or in-house. catering. Minimum of 20 people. Chef-prepared cuisine. Our expert chefs will also create a custom create a custom menu by request. Minimum of 20 person order. Minimum of 3 business days for pick-up orders. Minimum for 10 business days for in-house catering. 

Facility Rental

Gabriel’s Place is available for lease for your next private event, business meeting, or birthday party.  

In response to the current COVID19 pandemic, Gabriel’s Place is now temporarily closed. CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

March 23, 2020

In response to the current COVID19 pandemic, Gabriel’s Place is now temporarily closed. This decision was made after careful consideration to ensure the health and wellbeing of the community and Gabriel’s Place’s staff and volunteers.

Though our building is closed to the public, we are continuing to work on ways we may serve the Avondale community now and in the future. If you are in need of assistance with food or groceries, you may contact the following pantries:


Freestore Foodbank

Customer Connection Center; Monday –Friday; 9am-3pm

Pre-made food bags available for pick-up Monday-Friday; 9am-3pm Healthy Harvest Mobile Markets – different neighbor locations daily

112 E Liberty Street Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 (513) 357-4600


Cincinnati Public Schools

Free meals available for pick-up for all children 18 years and under at various schools on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday; 11am-12pm.

Various School Locations (513) 363-0800


St. Vincent de Paul – Ted And Becky Catino Choice Food Pantry

Offering pre-packed food boxes; Recommended that applications for food assistance be made over the phone and a pick-up time scheduled



Waggle Breakfast and Bowls

COVID-19 Food Relief Center; Monday – Friday 8am-2pm

Free Breakfast for Avondale Students (ages 17 and under); Monday – Friday 8am-11am

3440 Burnet Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45229 513-221-1307

We look forward to seeing you all soon. Please stay healthy and safe.


Best regards,

Lisa Craig MSN, RN

Executive Director

Gabriel’s Place