For most of us, homelessness is difficult to understand. To be without a job, without resources, without life's basic necessities, without family and friends, is beyond our comprehension. But understanding the problem of homelessness is a critical first step to providing lasting solutions. That's why we've provided answers to some of the basic questions many of us share.

Facts about Union Rescue Mission

About people experiencing homelessness

About helping people who are experiencing homelessness


About getting help for a loved one or myself

About Skid Row, Los Angeles