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Merced County Rescue Mission

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1921 Canal St
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

Ministry to Men

Emergency shelter, Long-term recovery/rehab program (urban), Transitional housing, Case management

Women and Family Ministries

Case management, Single women (no children), Long-term recovery/rehab program (90 days or more), Transitional housing (separate facilities)

Children and Youth

Senior Citizens


Prepared meals served, Community food pantry

Jail and Prison Ministry

Residential program for parolees, Regular Bible studies/worship


Non-computerized GED/literacy program, Tutoring (individual), Job skill training programs, Employment/career readiness programs, Life skills training


Mental Health

Medical-Dental-Eye Service

Chapel Services


Support Groups


Other Programs

Anger management ministry

Other Services

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.