A refuge for those with no place to turn

Serving the homeless and hurting of Pierce County and Tacoma

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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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Latest News

Mari’s Story: The Power of Compassion at Thanksgiving

A few years ago, Mari and her husband were living in a tent on the side of the hill right across from the main entrance of the Tacoma Rescue Mission. They would come to us for meals, to take hot showers and to simply to be treated like regular people.   “There’s so many different […]

Irene’s Story: The Definition of Resilience

Irene is the definition of resilience. From a very early age, she was a victim and witness to many heinous acts of violence, emotional abuse, and rape. Irene grew up in the Philippines. By age 4, she had already experienced homelessness. Abandoned by her mother and left to survive with her grandparents who were living […]

The Power of Hope: Sophia’s Story

Before Sophia came to Tacoma Rescue Mission, she wasn’t just ready to give up. She basically had.  “I’ve been employed, a taxpayer, a student, a mom, I was all those things, and then I was homeless living in a tent, drug addicted,” she says. “I tried multiple times to stop. I tried multiple treatment centers […]

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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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