Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley is all about transforming lives.
The shelter exists in Youngstown, Ohio to help anyone who needs Food, Shelter, Safety and a Second Chance.
The people we serve in our emergency shelter come from all walks of life and all economic backgrounds. In the last ten years, we’ve served over 1,300,000 meals to those in need. But this is just the beginning of our work. We offer not just help for today, but hope for tomorrow.
We house, feed, counsel and educate hundreds each year through our residential programs, enabling them to get back on their feet and become productive again. We help people to improve their lives and ultimately, our community.
The Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley stands ready to ENABLE, ENCOURAGE and EQUIP with:
- Food – Three full meals every day served to our clients and breakfast and dinner to the public
- Shelter – Short-term emergency overnight shelter for singles, married couples and full families
- Safety – A secure alternative to life on the street
- A New Way to a Better Tomorrow – Through education, counseling, compassion, prayer, access to local resources and the Love of Christ
“The purpose of the Rescue Mission of Mahoning Valley is to serve and glorify God through Christ-centered outreach of love and compassion that responds to the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of disadvantaged men, women and children without regard to race, color or creed.”
Articles of Faith
- We believe that the Bible is God’s Word, that it was written by men divinely inspired and that it is the supreme infallible authority in all matters of faith and conduct.
- We believe in the Unity of the Godhead in which there are three persons: The Father, Son and the Holy Ghost, equal in every divine perfection and executing distinct harmonious offices in the great work of redemption.
- We believe in the Holy Spirit who came forth to convince the world of sin, of righteousness, and of judgment, and to regenerate, sanctify, comfort, and instruct those who believe in Christ.
- We believe in Jesus Christ, God’s only begotten Son, conceived of the Holy Spirit, born of the Virgin Mary, sinless in His life, making atonement for the sin of the world by his death on the cross.
- We believe in Jesus Christ, in the bodily resurrection of Christ, His ascension into Heaven, His high priestly intercession for His people, and His personal, visible return to the world according to His promises.
- We believe that all men, by nature and by choice, are sinners and are saved only by Grace though Faith in the finished work of Christ upon the Cross which provides complete forgiveness of sin.
- We believe that those who accept Christ as Savior shall rejoice forever with God and those who refuse will be forever separated from God in eternal torment.
Rescue Mission of the Mahoning Valley EIN (34-6006424)
|Men (101 beds)||30,830||30,068||22,793||17,828||17,511|
|Women (64 beds)||11,530||8,263||8,389||8,446||7,173|
|Total Stays Provided||47,657||44,553||36,114||30,241||28,503|
|Total Meals Served||230,315||165,504||114,236||88,400||100,767|