Rescue Mission Programs across the US

Every state, more or less, has organizations in its cities that take care of the needy through their rescue mission programs. Here is a list of some them.


Name of organization: Rescue Mission
State/County/City: Syracuse, New York
Date of establishment: 1888

Programs: Clothing Distribution, Emergency Shelter, Day Center, Employment Center, Homeless Van, Housing Placement & Support, Independent Living, Long-term Residence, Meals, Recreation, Spiritual Life
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Name of organization: Union Rescue Mission
State/County/City: Los Angeles, California
Date of establishment: 1891

Programs: Emergency services like food, clothing, shelter, personal hygiene, clinics, day center, hospitality center, life management classes, individual counseling/assessment, clinics, and other programs for the homeless like free clinics, men’s and women’s ministry programs are offered.
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Name of organization: Long Beach Rescue Mission
State/County/City: Long Beach, California
Date of establishment: 1972

Programs: Free meals, emergency men’s shelter called the “Samilton House”, and women’s and children’s shelter called “Lydia House”, new life programs which comprise education and training to overcome addictions, learning centers to enable self-sufficiency of inmates.
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