Homelessness is one of the most complex issues facing our community. Unemployment, housing displacement, physical and mental disabilities, addiction to alcohol and narcotics, and domestic violence are just some of the factors attributing to a growing number of individuals experiencing homelessness.

At Washington Street Mission, we understand that the path towards stability is different for each person and work with each community member to find their path forward.

Life Recovery Program

The Life Recovery Program offers comprehensive case management and supports for those experiencing homelessness and/or suffering from mental health and substance abuse disorders. Case workers and staff work one-on-one with participants to develop a plan and coordinate supportive services.

The Life Recovery Program focuses on aligning shelter, housing, treatment and rehabilitation services, and work skills development to help participants gain long term financial stability. Through a combination of aligning core services with structured life skills, money management, counseling, and spiritual guidance, participants receive the long term supports needed to achieve their personal goals.

To learn more about the program, contact Amanda Hauer.

Skills for Success Program

The Skills for Success Program is a 12-week life skills program designed for adults struggling with personal and financial stability. Through weekly classes, participants gain practical knowledge of the skills needed to live independently, maintain positive relationships, and live a healthier life.

To learn more about the program, contact Amanda Hauer.

Supportive Employment Program

The Supportive Employment Program is a 3-month program providing part-time employment and job coaching to individuals re-entering the work force.

Individuals in the program are provided part-time employment in a job tailored to their skill level. During the period of employment, participants work with a volunteer job coach who works with the participant to develop employment skills and a transition plan for re-entering the workforce. The job coach works with the participant to apply and obtain employment prior to the end of the 3-month program.

To learn more about the program, contact Amanda Hauer.

Computer and Learning Lab

The Computer and Learning Lab at the Mission offers instructional training opportunities to members of the community with limited access to technology. Additionally, the lab offers monitored, open hours to the community for personal use (school, work, communications, etc.).

To learn more about the program, contact Amanda Hauer.

Weekly Schedule

Monday – Friday

  • 7:30 – 10:30 a.m. – Coffee Hall
  • 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. – Pastoral Counseling
  • 12:30 – 4:00 p.m. – Coffee Hall
  • By Appt. – Case Management Support


  • 8:00 a.m. – Bible Study
  • 9:30 a.m. – Life’s Healing Choices/A.A.
  • 1:00 p.m. – Anger Management Class


  • 8:00 a.m. – Bible Study
  • 9:30 a.m. – A.A. Meeting
  • 11:30 a.m. – Women’s Shopping
  • 1:00 p.m. – Afternoon Movie
  • 1:00 p.m. – Mail Pickup


  • 9:00 a.m. – Bible Study


  • 9:00 a.m. – Bible Study
  • 11:30 a.m. – Men’s Shopping
  • 1:00 p.m. – Anger Management Class
  • 1:00 p.m. – Mail Pickup


  • 9:00 a.m. – Bible Study


  • 8:30 a.m. – Saturday Service


  • 1st Monday – Family Guidance Center Visits
  • 1st Wednesday – Morning Haircuts
  • 2nd Tuesday – 8:30 a.m. Community Connection Resources

Volunteer to Work Program

The Volunteer to Work Program is a 30-day training and mentoring program for individuals ready to re-enter the workforce.

Participants volunteer at the mission for a 30-day period. During this time, an assigned staff member provides real-time training, on-the-job skills development, time management skills and supervision.

Upon successful program completion, participants are connected with a local employer and receive a letter of recommendation.