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Union Rescue Mission

Union Rescue Mission (URM) is dedicated to serving men, women, and children experiencing homelessness with the compassion of Christ. We provide comprehensive emergency and long-term services to our guests to help them escape the dangerous streets of Skid Row.

URM is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was established in 1891. Today, we are one of the largest rescue missions of our kind in the United States, and the oldest in Los Angeles.

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Our Mission »

We embrace people experiencing homelessness with the compassion of Christ - giving hope and healing for a changed life - helping them find their way home.

Our History »

We have a long tradition of sharing the compassion of Christ with our neighbors in need since our doors first opened in 1891.

Our Team »

We are always looking for godly men and women to join our team and to share His love and healing with precious souls in need.

Friends & Partners »

We are thankful for the many local and national leaders, celebrities, and corporations who support our mission.

FAQs »

We want to help people understand the tragedy of homelessness by answering the questions we hear most often.

Financial Information »

We can demonstrate responsible stewardship of your gifts through detailed statistics and financial information.