These are the faces of homelessness in our community. Although many of us may have preconceived images of homeless people, the truth is that men, women, children and whole families often become homeless for a wide range of reasons. City Mission-Living Stones, Inc., is a non-profit organization whose sole purpose is to provide for the needs of our county's homeless people. City Mission serves over 500 homeless men, women and children annually, providing them with an entire continuum of housing services ranging from emergency shelter to permanent supportive housing. The agency also offers an array of support services to clients that assist them in working through the many issues that have caused them to become homeless Our comprehensive programs and professional, compassionate staff help our clients rebuild their broken lives by supporting them step-by-step through the arduous process of moving from homelessness to self-sufficiency.
In addition to providing for their physical needs, City Mission seeks to address the emotional and spiritual concerns of our clients. Inasmuch as is possible in a shelter type environment, City Mission is committed to providing a warm homelike atmosphere for those that pass through its doors, treating each one with compassion, dignity and respect.