In 2019, the El Paso Coalition for the Homeless counted 809 homeless people in the El Paso area. However considering the fact that a large majority of the homeless are considered to be "hidden" because they live in their cars or other circumstances, it's safe to say that conservatively speaking, the actual number of homeless people in El Paso is more than twice 809 and more likely to be over 1,600. One of the biggest contributing factors to the homeless issue is the lack of affordable and safe housing. Add to the equation the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, and you can understand the severity of the situation at hand in our community.
The Rescue Mission of El Paso will model Jesus to the community by providing love, compassion, humble and selfless service to the needy and disabled in a safe, trusting, and nurturing environment.
Evangelism - Matt. 28:19-20
Hospitality - Matt. 25:40; Heb. 13:2
Sanctuary - Psalm 61: 4
Re-Creation - II Tim. 2:2
Our residential facility can house up to 193 people and we average 130 people per night. We welcome men, women, families, those with medical needs, low income renters, and Relapse Prevention participants. As a Mission we strive to provide a family friendly environment that allows our residents to feel the love of God. Every person at the Rescue Mission receives a bed, shower, 3 meals a day, access to laundry machines, access to a nurse, and much more.
In our mission to model Jesus to the community, we believe that offering Biblical counseling and spiritual support is a crucial element in the pursuit of bringing people to know and live in the freedom of the Gospel. Our Chaplain provides 2 chapel services a week and is available to all our residents for counseling, prayer and discipleship opportunties.
Are you a Church interested in partnering in
the effort to minister to the homeless?
Not only do we invest in the souls of our residents but in their futures as well by providing Job Search Services. Our Job Search Coordinator assists our residents with resume development, interview strategies, job application submissions, aquiring a proper wardrobe for work and connecting with staffing companies and organizations.
Interested in providing employment opportunities for our residents?
Contact Juana Ortega at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Corner of Hope is a street outreach to the men and women who are in need of our help but are not residents. The facility provides warm food, coffee, clothes, access to restrooms, showers, laundry machines and compassionate staff who share hope. We see an average of about 50 people come through every week day.
The biggest need for the Corner of Hope are
men's underwear, men's shirts, men's socks,
shampoo, bodywash and backpacks.
The Relapse Prevention program is a 13 week course that addresses the physical, mental, social, and spiritual aspects of recovery from drugs and alcohol with a Biblical perspective.
Our next Relapse Prevention program class will begin in early 2022.
If you or someone you know is in need of the Relapse Prevention Program, contact Darlene at 915.532.2575 or email@example.com
Hallelujah BBQ is a ministry of the Rescue Mission whose main focus is to provide vocational rehabiliation for our residents. We are currently still in the buidling stages of a physical restaurant located on Cotton St., however we are up and running as a catering business! We strive to provide the highest quality BBQ to include smoked brisket, smoked turkey, pork baby back ribs and much more!
Click below for more info or to place an order today!
Hallelujah Chimes is another way you can support the men and women of the Rescue Mission while enjoying the beautiful music these chimes create. Hand-made and beautifully crafted to the perfect pitch,
these chimes come with 5-7 year warranties.
Click below to find which melody and tone sings to you best.
Call 915.704.4471 to order your chime today!
221 North Lee St. El Paso, tx 79901
(915)532-2575 | firstname.lastname@example.org
The Rescue Mission has been awarded a 2018 Platinum Seal of Transparency from Guide Star and a 2019 Four Star Charity from Charity Navigator
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