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Who We Are

 The Rescue Mission Alliance is a Christian Non-Profit organization ministering to the needs of the less fortunate in Southern California through emergency and long-term rehabilitation services.

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We offer services free of charge to the poor and needy in our community with a wide range of life-changing treatment programs that address the whole person – body, mind, and spirit.


Our History

Founded by Charles and Mary Pope in the 1970’s, the Rescue Mission Alliance has had a tremendous impact on communities throughout Southern California.

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Each year, thousands of people offer their time, talent, and goodness of heart to outreach projects, to help make a difference in the lives of the hurting and the homeless.

Lives Changed For Good.

While to-go meals will replace banquet, we still seek to reach people

Although COVID-19 has caused us to shift our plans a bit as we consider the safety of those we serve, we remain committed to provide Thanksgiving meals during a time when food security is impacting more families in our community than ever before. On Nov. 20th, we will host our Thanksgiving event in a to-go…

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Two years after graduation, Jairo’s family of 10 is settled together

Back in April 2018, Jairo ended up at the Mission—and he wasn’t happy about it. He was coming off of a six-month sentence for burglary charges, and was court-ordered to come to a program after completing the jail time. “When I first got here, I really didn’t like it,” Jairo said. “I didn’t like the…

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Robert craves stability after jail time and ‘losing everything’

When Robert’s parents divorced when he was 16, things started to change for the teenager. Robert had enjoyed an uneventful childhood, growing up in Santa Barbara, and then Lompoc, with his parents and two little sisters. His dad was in construction and his mom was a secretary. But after the divorce, Robert came back to…

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Mission Impact

Every day as the sun rises and sets over Southern California, the Rescue Mission Alliance is changing lives for good.

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Rescue Mission Infographic

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