Client Stories

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Bridge to Life

Our proven, solution-based program is the cornerstone of all we do at the Mission. Bridge to Life is designed to help our guests become spiritually alive, emotionally stable and socially active in all aspects of society.

News & Stories

From the President: June 2023

A home is more than just a roof over someone’s head. It’s a source of safety and stability. It’s a launching pad from which we

Yvonne’s Story

“You helped me move forward without judgment, and I’ll always be grateful.” I was very young when I made the biggest mistake of my life.

Frank’s Story

“Being around people who care made me realize my problems were temporary” It’s a moment Frank will never shake from his memory. The moment his

Our president Erin Goodin delivers her letter for April 2023

From the President: April 2023

One bad judgment. One medical emergency. One missed paycheck. That’s all it would take. Here in Oklahoma City, a growing number of neighbors live perilously

Our client Laura smiling wearing a pink and purple shirt.

Laura’s Story

I Wouldn’t Be Here Without You I’ll never forget the day I came to City Rescue Mission. I’d been living without a home, sleeping in

Our client Marie wearing a light blue sweater against a red brick backdrop.

Marie’s Story

A Chance To Heal Marie’s daughter had recently graduated high school when the unthinkable happened. The bright, energetic 19-year-old passed away unexpectedly — a victim

60+ Years of Hope

For more than 60 years, City Rescue Mission has helped the homeless and near homeless in the Oklahoma City metro.

Instead of indefinite shelter, we offer a clean, safe, temporary place to stay and successful programs and services to help people transform their lives for the better. A hot meal and safe place to stay are just the beginning. We’re the first stop on the path back to hope.

Leading our community, serving the homeless

with help, hope and healing, in the spirit of excellence, under the call of Christ.

Women Served
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