Mission Statement

The Dream Center’s purpose is to reconnect isolated people to God and a community of support by providing human services that address immediate and long-term needs in the areas of homelessness, hunger, poverty, addiction, education, and human trafficking.

Bio: Pastor Caroline Barnett – Founder

In 1996, Caroline came to The Dream Center after hearing her family discuss the work being done there. After her visit, Caroline felt God calling her to volunteer at the Center. At 18, Caroline and her best friend started the Food Truck Ministry delivering food to impoverished families and individuals each day. Today, more than … Continued

Bio: Pastor Matthew Barnett – Founder

As a boy, the preacher’s son had a dream: a church that remained open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This church would serve the inner cities’ physical and spiritual needs, bringing a message of hope to the seemingly hopeless.  The Dream Center is the fulfillment of that dream. Pastor Matthew Barnett founded … Continued

Bio: Pastor Tommy Barnett – Founder

Tommy Barnett is the Senior Pastor of one of the fastest growing churches in America, Phoenix First Assembly of God, in Phoenix, Arizona. The church is known as The Church with a Heart, because of its 260 outreach ministries. In September 1994, Tommy Barnett, with his son Matthew Barnett, launched the Los Angeles Dream Center as a home … Continued