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Merced County Rescue Mission

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644 W 20th Street
Merced, California 95340

Contact Information

Phone:    (209) 722-9269


The Merced County Rescue Mission takes people as they are, and gives them what they need to get started again. The mission provides for physical and spiritual needs . . . A warm bed, nourishing food, clothing, personal care, and spiritual counseling by making application of the love of Jesus Christ that was shared in the gospel. Our mission is to exhibit the love and caring of Jesus Christ; transforming lives for those in our county who are in physical and spiritual need. Our vision is to be the hands, feet and voice of Christ in Merced County; advocating for the dispossessed, battered, hungry and destitute.

Services Provided

Critical Care

Onsite Meals for Guests, Emergency Shelter for Men, Emergency Shelter for Women, Food Pantry for the Public


Transitional Housing for Men, Transitional Housing for Families

Residential Life-Transformation Programs

Long-Term Drug/Alcohol Recovery for Men, Long-Term Drug/Alcohol Recovery for Women, Anger Management Ministry

Spiritual Nurture

Chapel Services


Case Management

Children and Youth

Health Services

Medical Recuperative Care Facility/Treatment


GED Classes, Tutoring, Life-Skills Training

Career Advancement/Employment

Specific Career Training, Job Readiness Programs

Other Programs and Services

Jail and Prison Ministry
Emergency food, clothing and showers. Emergency shelter for men. New Life Transformation program (Recovery for men and women.) Hope Respite Care: Emergency shelter, food and case management for medically frail homeless people. Room at the Inn: Emergency shelter, food and case management for families experiencing homelessness.