Helping to end homelessness in a way which encourages dignity, not dependence.

Union Mission works to create a caring and compassionate environment where individuals can thrive and lives can be rebuilt.


Choosing a Brighter Future: Calvin’s Story

Drinking. Drugs. Dropping out of high school. Any one of the three could derail most people. Add a positive diagnosis of HIV and anyone could easily find themselves dealing with both homelessness and hopelessness. After years of facing all four challenges, Calvin eventually chose to work hard to create a brighter future for himself, rather than to give up.

Choosing Change: Stephanie’s Story

Drugs. Disability. Domestic violence. Each is a cause of homelessness – all three together can lead to a life of hopelessness. Thanks to those who give generously to Union Mission, help was available when Stephanie was ready to choose change.

Rising Above: Latesha’s Story of Success

STORIES OF CHANGE Latesha and son Article & Photographs by Maggie Lynn Losing a family member is difficult even when...

Climbing Up: Joe’s Story

Losing your job can put you on a steep slide to homelessness. Job loss and alcohol addiction combined can make it...

Home Safe: Logan’s Story

Homelessness can happen for many different reasons. A victim of domestic violence, with no network of support, can quickly find she’s exchanged one perilous living situation for another. Bravely leaving behind an abusive relationship, Logan knows all too well that the best choice for a family can be the one that leads to a homeless shelter.

Hope and Help: Amanda’s Story

Homelessness has many causes. For Amanda, it was the diagnosis of a serious illness that left her unable to work. A waitress all her life, she had never made enough money to save. With no savings and no support, she was homeless within three weeks of losing her job.

A Second Chance for a Mother and Her Sons: Donna’s Story

Rebuilding your life after years of drug addiction requires determination. When your decision to get clean leaves you and your children homeless, it can be hard to find hope for the future. But Donna, a single mother of two children, found the help and the hope she needed right here at Union Mission.

The Power of a Helping Hand: Arlene’s Story

What would happen if you lost everything and had nowhere to turn? After leaving prison, battling mental illness and addiction, Arlene needed a place to rebuild her life. Thanks your generous support, she found help and hope here at Union Mission.

From Substance Abuse to a Substantial Future: Shane’s Story of Success

STORIES OF CHANGE Shane Photograph by Maggie Lynn, Article by Andrea Six CHALLENGES ARE A PART OF LIFE but when they...

Finding Home Again: Willie’s Story

When you need help, your best hope is to go home and get the help you need. For the homeless, finding help is a daily...



More than just a place to sleep, our emergency shelters provide clients the skills and support they need to live independently.



Having the skills to find and keep a job strengthens our clients’ chances of leaving homelessness behind for good. Union Mission provides mental health care, work readiness assessments, workforce development training, and job placement support.



Based on a nationally successful model, Shelter Plus Care provides stable housing, plus case management and mental health services for low-income disabled and formerly homeless individuals and families.




120 Fahm Street
Savannah, GA 31401