Our Programs

Our Programs

Emergency Shelter For Men

The 59-bed Emergency Shelter provides safe lodging, meals, clothing, critically needed counseling, education, advocacy and referrals to agencies that meet the needs of the clientele. The overall goal is to help homeless people improve their quality of life, become self-sufficient and get reestablished in the community. Ours is the only emergency shelter of its kind from Syracuse to Schenectady, New York.

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Success rate in men moving to permanent and/or transitional housing.
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Time the shelter was at or beyond capacity.
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Our average length of stay per individual. This continues to be due to economic challenges and lack of affordable housing and employment.
The emergency shelter for Rescue Mission of Utica in New York

Program Details

While in our care, residents are provided with:

  • Meals

    Free, nutritious meals are served to anyone in the community who is hungry for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Counseling

    Counseling, advocacy and referrals to help with other critical needs.

  • Clothing

    Free clothing.

  • Skills for Success Job Training Program

    A construction skill building program where individual strive to gain meaningful career opportunities and employment through a construction trades program.

Contact Us

For more information, you can download the Emergency Shelter brochure or contact:

Abdul Vohid

Program Coordinator




315-735-1645 x 2151




205 Rutger St.
Utica, NY 13501

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