Real Life Change Begins with You

Visalia Rescue Mission exists to confront the life-controlling circumstances of homelessness and addiction with Christ-centered services, programs, and resource counseling to build hopeful futures.



Homelessness, substance abuse and us.


People in Tulare & Kings Counties are experiencing homelessness DAILY


Also struggle with substance abuse


Increase in overdose deaths in Tulare County over the past 5 years.

2023 Impact

2023 was a monumental year for Visalia Rescue Mission. We serve a God of abundance who is skillfully weaving together a tapestry of good works that we all have a hand in creating.

12 Graduates

From our Life Change Recovery Program

168,533 Meals

Served throughout our community

29,394 Nights

Off the street and in one of our shelter beds

16,133 Showers

Provided to the community

447 Appointments

of Professional Counseling Provided

Get Involved

There are so many way to make a difference in your community.

For the past 42 years, Visalia Rescue Mission has felt the call to serve the homeless and those in need throughout Visalia and the greater Central Valley. As we seek to provide services to our guests and residents, we are actively looking for ways to help them in all areas of their lives; physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. Through our overnight services, community meals, case management appointments, recovery program, community outreach, and more, our goal is to reach those in need with the love of Jesus Christ and a desire to serve our community.

Real Life Change.
It’s available for YOU.

Our Life Change Recovery Program is a Christ-centered program focusing on improving the mental, physical, and spiritual health of men and women struggling with life issues and chemical dependencies. We offer a one-year residential program with up to twelve months of transitional opportunities.

Meet Jerry and Christopher, our two most recent graduates from
the Life Change Academy.

Be a Part of Life Change

Contribute monthly, leave a one-time gift or give a legacy gift.