Welcome to Seattle's Union Gospel Mission
We provide emergency care and long-term recovery services to hurting and homeless people in Seattle. We’ll serve, rescue and transform those in need until we’ve solved the root causes of poverty and homelessness. MORE
Catalyst Gala 2015
Join auctioneer John Curely, Evening Magazine reporter John Dever and other Seattle community leaders for an opportunity to change lives at our Catalyst Gala dinner and auction.
Come, be part of the story of hope and help for this city!
Kristy's childhood was painful and abusive. She says, "I always felt there was something wrong with me."
"There was no coming back after that first hit," she remembers after trying meth. Her addiction grew and she landed on the streets.
When she arrived at our Women and Children's Shelter. Kristy says, "They gave me food, which was the best meal I'd had in over a year.
The Seattle Times
Larry Clum, our Mission expert shares, "It's time to change our thinking about those with mental illness."
"Lack of psychiatric beds and short mental health hospital stays lead to inhumane 'ER warehousing' and premature hospital discharges of vulnerable folks who then end up on the streets."