Our Programs

Women's Ministries

Grace House

Long-term, therapeutic transitional living facility for single women, without children, committed to life transformation.

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Men's Ministries

Samaritan Care Program

Our Samaritan Care Program provides emergency shelter for men (18 years and older) needing a safe, clean place to sleep.

New Life Program

Long-term comprehensive residential recovery program for men committed to making a true change in their lives.

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Youth Ministries

Urban University

An eight-week Christian afterschool program open to Wayne and Pfeiffer-Burleigh students grades 6-8, offering hands-on, career focused courses, academic support and practical faith development.

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Public Meal

The Mission serves a free public lunch to hundreds of hungry men, women and children at the following locations.

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Stores and Donations

Thrifty Shopper Retail Stores

Discover hidden treasures in either of our second-hand Thrifty Shopper Stores. Our stores, located in both Erie and Girard, generate revenue to support the Missions many programs and services

Donation Center

Our Donation Center serves as the organizational hub for all donated and repurposed items. Items are sorted daily and designated for sale in one of the Mission's Thrifty Shopper retail stores or given away to those in need through our Family Care Center pantries.

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Development Ministries

There are a number of ways to partner with the Erie City Mission.

We could not do what we do without the generosity and support of donors like you. Our homeless neighbors would not be served, the hurting would not be healed and the hopeless would not be helped without the compassion of our donors who support us.

Whether you can give your money, your goods or your time – we want to partner with you!

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