ANNUAL REPORTS AND OUR IMPACT

Founded in 1949, Waterfront continues to make an impact in the community through vital services and programs, allowing our homeless neighbors and those suffering with addition to become sustainably independent, productive citizens.

HOMELESSNESS & ADDICTION ON THE GULF COAST

The Mission exists to help make our community a better place to live, work, and enjoy for everyone. It’s both our responsibility and privilege to come alongside our faithful Mission supporters to offer a hand-up to those who are determined to rebuild shattered lives by using proven faith-based principles that transforms lives and combats homelessness, poverty, and addiction.

Together, we are making our community a better place work and live – one restored life at a time! Read our annual reports to learn how your contributions are making a difference!

Photo of a client of Waterfront Rescue Mission in front of a Mission campus in a wheelchair
Photo of Bobby, a client of Waterfront Rescue Mission, smiling

“I have everything to look forward to because of the love, care, and compassion that Waterfront Rescue Mission has for those who are lost in this world. I am living proof.”

– Bobby

Photo of Bobby, a client of Waterfront Rescue Mission, smiling

MAKING A REAL DIFFERENCE IN OUR COMMUNITY

We are an accredited charity with the Better Business Bureau, certified Platinum by GuideStar, and accredited by ECFA. We are members of United Way of West Florida, a local 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that unites agencies, businesses, organizations, faith-based groups, government, and individuals to fight for the health, educational, and financial stability of everyone in Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties.

We are also members of the Citygate Network, a network of organizations seeking to move people in desperate situations and destitute conditions from human suffering to human flourishing through the process of gospel-powered life transformation.

Our work has resulted in:

  • 1,998 unduplicated individuals served
  • 37,405 nights of shelter
  • 624 life skills & job readiness classes
  • 90 men employed
  • 203 professions of faith
Infographic of the work Waterfront Rescue Mission did in 2020 that reads: "In 2020, Waterfront Rescue Mission served 1,998 unduplicated individuals and provided 37,405 nights of shelter"
A continuation of the previous infographic showing the work Waterfront Rescue Mission did in 2020 that reads: "624 life skills & job readiness classes, 90 men employed, and 203 professions of faith"

The Mission encourages you to visit GuideStar.org which gathers and publicizes information about non-profit organizations. This website will help provide an additional resource to assist communities and possible contributors to make more informed decisions concerning charities.

HELP US TRANSFORM LIVES

Together, we are making our community a better place to work and live — one restored life at a time! Make an investment into our community by investing into the lives of others.