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.

STORIES OF CHANGE

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.

Taking Control: Peter’s Story

As a vetern in the U.S. Army, Peter struggled with a larger battle at home. Union Mission exists to help people like Peter retake control of their lives and leave homelessness behind. Thank you for sharing hope and help in our community.

Recovering Health and Hope: Everett’s Story

Stopping the cycle of drug addiction and incarceration takes strength and support. Fighting those battles while homeless takes determination. For Everett Moore, leaving behind homelessness meant a literal journey of miles to reach the help he so desperately needed.

A Family’s New Beginning: Khadijah’s Story

Trapped in a cycle of violence, it can be difficult to see a way to a brighter future. As a single mother with no family support, the road can be rocky enough to make you feel trapped. But Khadijah was willing to do whatever she needed to do to build a better life for her son. Thanks to your generosity, Khadijah found hope and a brighter future 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.

A Place to Rebuild: Jennifer’s Story

STORIES OF CHANGE Jennifer Photograph by Maggie Lynn, Article by Andrea Six Motherhood is a balancing act. Keeping...

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...

Getting Back on His Feet: Jerry’s Story

It isn’t always a long downfall to homelessness; sometimes it’s sudden. Your wife leaves, depression kicks in, a gambling problem develops, the bipolar disorder you were diagnosed with as a teenager becomes a problem again and when your car suddenly breaks down, you can’t afford to fix it. At least that’s the case with Jerry, a former antique shop owner and head of a recycling business from Frederick, Maryland.

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.

HOW WE HELP

HOPE FOR TODAY

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

 

HOPE FOR TOMORROW

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.

 

HOPE FOR THE FUTURE

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.

 

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912-236-7423
120 Fahm Street
Savannah, GA 31401