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Who We Are

Founded in 1909, The Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries has embarked upon its 104th year of continued service providing food, shelter and services to intervene where homelessness and substance addiction occur. DRMM is a faith-based, non-profit organization, recognized by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and has devoted a wealth of resources to meet the basic needs of humanity while motivating individuals to rebuild their lives, one life at a time. The Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries is one of the largest providers in the fight against homelessness and substance abuse in the country.

Mission Statement

Sharing the love of Jesus Christ and the message of hope in His gospel.

DRMM fulfills its mission statement by providing hope to the hopeless, disadvantaged, and homeless men, women, and children of our community by ministering to the total person – body, soul and spirit – with services and programs designed to address spiritual, physical, emotional, and social needs to those seeking assistance in hopes of them becoming faithful Christians discipled into a local church,  rehabilitated and employed, and living productive and restored lives.

Accreditations

Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) — Since 1994, The Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries is proud to be an accredited organization through CARF. As an accredited CARF organization, we are recognized for quality and outcome-driven rehabilitation services through integrated, coordinated, and individualized programs. See our most recent CARF Survey Report.

Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) — The Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries has been an up-standing member of the ECFA since 1986. The ECFA is a national organization established to promote Christian stewardship and financial accountability to the supporting public at large.

Association of Gospel Rescue Ministries (AGRM) — The Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries has been a member with the AGRM since 1986. The AGRM (formerly the IUGM) is an association of nearly 270 rescue missions and other ministries.

Better Business Bureau — The Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries has been a member of the Better Business Bureau of Detroit of Eastern Michigan since 1988.

Changing Lives

“The Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries
saved my life. The only thing I’m addicted
to now is school.”
– Lorrie Elliott