Approved Charity Registration #CA100-182C

CUMI – TRN: 001-530-585

Advocating for the homeless and other mentally ill


About CUMI

CUMI is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), registered non-profit Charity based in Montego Bay Jamaica. Since 1990 a group of concerned citizens in the Montego Bay area, spearheaded by then Mayor Arthur Gilchrist, Elizabeth Hall and Joy Crooks.  The group saw the need for services which would provide assistance to the homeless mentally ill persons in the community. So it was in August 1991, CUMI opened the doors to the Rehabilitation Day Centre and commenced the operations of CUMI Monday – Friday 8am – 4pm.

CUMI Services


CUMI seeks to continue the stages of care by re-educating the client into the rhythm of life and activities of daily living...

Cumi Intermediate Care

Intermediate Care

Because of a lack of intermediate term care facilities in Western Jamaica, fully rehabilitated ex-street persons who have no home ...



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