About Us

Union Rescue Mission (URM) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to serving men, women and children experiencing homelessness. Established in 1891, URM is one of the largest rescue missions of its kind in the United States and the oldest in Los Angeles.

We provide a comprehensive array of emergency and long-term services to our guests, including: food, shelter, clothing, medical and dental care, recovery programs, transitional housing, legal assistance, education, counseling, and job training to needy men, women, children, and families.

The Difference You Made...

Last Month

        57   Mental Health Clinic sessions
      100   Legal Aid Clinic visits
      443   Dental Clinic visits
      503   Health Center visits
      617   Volunteer visits
   1,925   Hours Volunteers donated
 82,544   Meals served


In One Year Alone
    1,335   Mental Health Clinic sessions
       959   Legal Aid Clinic visits
    5,096   Dental Clinic visits
    5,813   Health Center visits
  14,866   Volunteer visits
  49,700   Hours Volunteers donated
735,909   Meals served
(statistics based on counted services from 2007 fiscal year)