A refuge for those with no place to turn

SERVING HOMELESS AND HURTING PEOPLE 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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Ken’s Story

Ken’s descent into homelessness started at age three! It isn’t surprising that Ken became homeless; rather it’s surprising that he survived to become the person he is today. The slow descent began when he was three – and spiraled out of control until just a few years ago. Ken’s earliest memories are of abuse at the hands of his mother. […]

Susan’s Story

Jumping seemed the only answer… Susan had had enough. Raging alcoholism. Debilitating anxiety disorder. Her relationships all broken, she was homeless, living in her car. And now, her brakes had gone out; she had no hope left. She parked her car down by the Old Cannery and slowly walked over to the bridge. . . I walked up to that bridge. […]

Brandon’s Story

Who rescued whom? It was the dead of winter and the rains had come. Brandon and his service dog, Yogi, were camped alone by the river. Just a few years before, Brandon held a great job that included travel, money and stability. But now, all he had was a tent and Yogi. In his words, “life had turned sour.” Suddenly, in the […]

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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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