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

A New Legacy

You could say that the legacy of addiction was handed down to Mingo before he was even a teenager.  “When I was 12, my auntie introduced me to crank,” he says.  Two years later, he moved out on his own and joined a gang here in Tacoma/ Pierce County. He’s tried practically every drug out […]

From Death to Life: One Woman’s Struggle.

For the four years she was on the streets, Kathleen says she felt dead. That’s not surprising considering all she had to endure.    In addition to dumpster diving, losing weight, going hungry and not having anywhere to take a hot shower, she and other women on the streets face a reality that most men […]

Evicted 3 Times Before the 5th Grade.

Imagine you’re 10 years old. Your dad works as the breadwinner for your family, struggling to make ends meet. Because of that, your family has been evicted. Three times. Then, you move into a big yellow house, bright and cheery with the hope of a real future. A few weeks later, your mom finds out […]

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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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