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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:


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


A nurturing Family Life Program keeps families together during recovery.


Over 250 people have warm and dry shelter every night.


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

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Joe’s Story

Life on the streets was a matter of survival for Joe. Nearly overnight, food, water and shelter became his top priorities – requiring his full attention. Like many in our community, Joe was just one pay check away from homelessness. For him it came in the form of a torn ACL. He lost his construction […]

Summer on the Streets

Hot weather is dangerous for someone on the steets. Dehydration can lead to heat stroke, even death. Joe had been homeless in Tacoma for 2 years before entering the Mission’s New Life Program. Just a few weeks ago, he was going between shelter stays and camping on the streets. Ask him about his experience, and […]

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, […]

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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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