The Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission exists to pursue the passion of Jesus Christ to lift up the hungry, homeless, abused and addicted.

Did You Know…

Over 4,100 are homeless each year throughout the state of Louisiana. The Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission provides 143 emergency shelter beds for homeless men, women, and children. The Mission provides services for over 700 of men, women and children each year including over 137,000 meals, 58,000 nights of lodging, and 2,600 medical and dental services.

How was this possible? It is only possible because YOU volunteer, minister, serve, pray and donate. The Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission and the people we serve greatly thank you!


Emergency Shelter Domestic Violence Support
Food & Clothing Social Services & Counseling
Addiction Recovery Worship & Fellowship
Bi-weekly life coaching Medical & Dental care
Vocational Training Essential Life Skills Training

Immediate Needs for Winter

Winter is upon us and we have updated our IMMEDIATE NEEDS LIST. Items from the lists can be dropped off at 901 McNeil Street and tax receipts are available upon requests. Can’t make it by the store? Items can also be order from our Amazon Wish List and will be shipped directly to the Mission. This is a great option for Amazon Prime Users.


Project Mission Tree Update

img_4801Thank you to everyone that made Mission Tree a success. Over 700 gifts were distributed to homeless men, women and children. These individuals are working to get their life back on track in our Life Recovery Program. Thank you to everyone that made our Mission Tree Party possible. Thank you to our friends at Eldorado Resort and Casino for supplying dinner and to our amazing board members who came to serve. And most of all thank you to our amazing community who makes this possible. Your gift not only made their Christmas brighter but gives them hope to continue on their journey. From the bottom of our hearts, we say thank you!!!

You gave the gift and now you can see the faces behind Project Mission Tree. Take a moment and watch our Project Mission Tree video at the top of our homepage and see how you have made a difference in the lives our guests this Christmas season!

Mission Celebrates Change in Leadership

img_3930The Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission celebrate the changing of the guard on Monday, September 26. During this time Rev. Henry Martin handed the leadership reins over to Pastor Larry Otwell. Thank you Rev. Henry Martin for 28 years of leadership. You have left a great legacy in this community. Thank you for all you have done to help the hurting and homeless in our city. Rev. Martin will continue to serve at the Mission in the role of Community Ambassador. Please join us in welcoming Pastor Larry as the new Executive Director of the Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission. As Rev. Martin always says, “the best is yet to come”

Looking to volunteer more? We Want You!

Are you looking for an opportunity to volunteer more this year? Do you have a passion for helping the15-51SBRM hurting and homeless in our community? If so, we want you! Our ministry is always in need of new, passionate volunteers. All new volunteers must attend our volunteer orientation. Orientation is hosted at 901 McNeil Street from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on the first Saturday of each month excluding December and July.

Saturday, January 7
Saturday, February 11
Saturday, March 4
Saturday, April 1

For questions or more information, please contact our Donor and Volunteer Relations Manager Sonnie Nash at 227-2868 ext. 104 or Please note that for the safety of our guests, all volunteer activities must be approved and confirmed by our Donor and Volunteer Relations Manager.

If you are looking for volunteer hours to fulfill any state/federal government requirement, please be aware that the Mission is unable to fulfill these requests.