A Place of Refuge…

and a Pathway to Freedom

Make a Difference in a Life Today

Make a Difference in a Life Today

Families in Crisis

Homelessness and family breakdown aren’t unique to South Mississippi with children especially bearing the brunt. According to statistics complied by The Bassuk Center on Homeless and Vulnerable Children & Youth, an organization supporting communities fighting homelessness:

  • Families–typically single mothers with children–account for nearly half of America’s homeless, and comprise half of those in shelters.
  • Families are the fastest growing segment of homelessness with 85% of assistance organizations reporting an increase in this particular population over previous years.
  • Each year, more than 2.5 million children are homeless in America, about 1 in 30, with more than half under the age of five.
  • Ninety percent or more of homeless mothers say they have been physically and sexually abused.

Ending the Crisis in South Mississippi

These sobering statistics highlight the daunting challenge faced by ministries like Lighthouse to stem the tide of family homelessness. It takes faith, courage and perseverance not to be overwhelmed by the enormity of the task.

That’s why we celebrate each and every individual we’re able to reach and help find a brighter future. Remembering each person who finds a better life builds our faith and those reaching out to us for help: It tells us all that through the power of Christ there is a way out and up.

Harvest is Plentiful…The Workers Few

The work of Lighthouse Rescue Mission can’t be done by only a few. We’re thankful for the assistance of many partners for their spiritual, financial and tangible support.

Make a Difference in a Life Today

Your financial donation today can help a young man or woman free themselves from addiction and find a new life filled with true purpose.

Immediate Needs at Lighthouse

We depend on many partners to supply our daily supplies of paper and cleaning products, food or other miscellaneous needs. Our immediate needs are always changing, and we are always grateful for those through whom the Lord supplies those needs.

The Lighthouse Story

The Lighthouse Rescue Mission answers the cries of women trapped in addiction, abuse and hopelessness. Through the love of Jesus Christ Lighthouse provides a safe place for them and their children to heal and learn new life skills. Soon Lighthouse will provide the same resources for men who have lost their way. You are invited to see the Lighthouse story…

Watch Trish’s Story

From jail to Lighthouse Trish says God has "completely changed her life!"  She has reestablished her relationship with her son, has a new job, paid all her fines, and now has a family she never had before .

Watch Sarah’s Story

Sarah was homeless and on drugs before coming to Lighthouse. Now she says she has Jesus as her foundation, a great Christian family, and is healed with a great life now!

Watch Shannon's Story

After coming to the Lighthouse Rescue Mission Shannon’s life dramatically changed. She graduated from college and teaches a Sunday School Class at her church and a Bible Study for women at the Lighthouse.

Watch Aime & Shannon’s Stories

Aime and Shannon took similar painful paths and found their way out of darkness through the Lighthouse Rescue Mission.

Watch Sherry’s Story

After eight years in an abusive relationship Sherry finally got out but soon found herself pulled into drugs. She spent three years in addiction and ended up in jail. After several months, Sherry was sentenced to drug court and to the Lighthouse.

Watch Jana's Story

Jana had a carefree, in her words, “amazingly wonderful childhood.” Both her parents loved her unconditionally and did nothing to push her toward a wrong path. However, she  took a wrong turn because of an incorrect knowledge about Jesus and His Gospel.