A refuge for those with no place to turn

Serving the homeless and hurting community in Tacoma & Pierce County

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Since 1912, the Mission has been offering God’s Help, Hope and Healing to the most impoverished members of our community.

With your help, the Mission is able to provide:

Meals

1,200 meals a day are served to homeless and low income people.

Families

A nurturing Family Life Program keeps families together during recovery.

Shelter

Over 250 people have warm and dry shelter every night.

Children

Over 300 kids every year call the Mission their home while their families heal.

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The Lighthouse

Check here for updates on the removal of the lighthouse atop our downtown campus building.

The Garcia Family

When home is spelled S-U-V Many families in Pierce County are living just one step away from homelessness. For the Garcia’s, losing their housing in a fire pushed them over the edge. They couch surfed, but soon their options ran out. Eventually, they had to send their four oldest children to live with an aunt, […]

Adam’s Story

“I was about 7 years old… He was supposed to come get us. He called and said he wasn’t coming… I was crushed.” That was the last time Adam heard from his father. The void Adam’s father left was one his mother couldn’t fill. She worked rotating shifts at a glass factory to make ends […]

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Do you or someone you know need help? Tacoma Rescue Mission is here.

We offer meals and emergency overnight shelter for men and families with children. We also provide long-term recovery, educational services to those in need in our community.

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