You can receive two healthy meals 365 days a year!

No qualification needed!

We are serving all of our meals as Grab & Go meals from the northeast parking lot at 321 W. Mulberry St, Kokomo, IN.

Meal Times:

Lunch is served from 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Dinner is served from 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

We offer emergency shelter accommodations for men, women, and women with children at the Kokomo Rescue Mission.

We have dedicated programs for both men and women to help you get back on your feet, regain your independence, advance your education, acquire new job skills, and grow in your faith. We also have longer-term residential programs that offer assistance with recovery, counseling, and other individualized help.

Note: If you believe you are in immediate danger, please call 911.

Men

The men’s entrance at 321 W. Mulberry (East door) is open for check in at 4:00 pm or call 765-456-3838. You will be asked a few questions to see how we can best serve you.  You will need to bring your photo ID, birth certificate and Social Security card. If you don’t have these, no worries, we will help you obtain those important documents  Our space is very limited, please do not bring a lot of items, no weapons etc.  You will also be asked to submit to a drug test; however, this result will not necessarily prevent you from being accepted.


Women

Please call 765-319-3660 or 765-456-3077.  You will be asked a few questions to see how we can best serve you.  You will need to bring your photo ID, birth certificate and Social Security card. If you don’t have these, no worries, we will help you obtain those important documents.  Our space is very limited, please do not bring a lot of items, no weapons etc.  You will also be asked to submit to a drug test; however, this result will not necessarily prevent you from being accepted.


Women with Children

Please call 765-456-3077.  You will be asked a few questions to see how we can best serve you.  You will need to bring your photo ID, birth certificate and Social Security card. If you don’t have these, no worries, we will help you obtain those important documents Our space is very limited, please do not bring a lot of items, no weapons etc.  You will also be asked to submit to a drug test; however, this result will not necessarily prevent you from being accepted.

Need food, clothing or other things?

We can also provide grocery, clothing, houseware items and personal care items to neighbors in need through the Mission’s Assistance Program. To apply for these, you’ll need the following:

  • Photo ID for the person making the application
  • Social Security Card for each member of the household
  • Proof of Income – any ONE of the following items:
    •  Previous year’s IRS 1040 form.
    • Letter from Family Service showing approval for Food Stamps (SNAP) and the date approved.
    • Current Food Stamp (SNAP) card AND a grocery receipt less than 30 days old showing a balance greater than $0.00.
    • A recent award letter from Medicaid, TANF, WIC, SSI or SSD OR a letter stating the application has been filed for government assistance.
    • A copy of applicant’s lease or most recent re-certification letter showing the applicant is living in subsidized housing.

To apply online:

Click this link to apply or call 765-456-3838 if you do not have internet access.

APPLICATION


  1. Complete the application.  Areas with an * are required fields.  You will not be able to submit the application if these fields are not completed.  After you’ve completed the application, click ‘Submit Application‘.
  2. You should see a “Thank you” message and you will receive one in your email as well.  Someone on our Assistance Team will be in touch with you shortly.
  3. You will be asked to submit proof of income and other documents to qualify.
  4. A confirmation email will be sent once you have successfully completed your application and qualify for assistance.

"From the moment I walked in the door, I felt truly loved."~ Amy

Thanksgiving Meal

Need a warm meal and encouragement on Thanksgiving? No qualification needed!

The Kokomo Rescue Mission has offered a Thanksgiving Feast for many years and this year will be no exception; however, in light of the current CDC guidelines and our desire to keep everyone safe, we will be offering the meals as delivery, drive through and Grab & Go only.

As in years past, you may call the Mission at 765-456-3838 to have your meals delivered to you. We will be accepting calls for delivery meals November 9th – November 24th; 8:00 am – 4:00 pm. The meals will be delivered to your home between 10:30 – noon the day of Thanksgiving.

Drive through and Grab & Go meals will be offered at Grace United Methodist Church from 11:30 am to 1:00pm on Thanksgiving Day.

This season more than ever, we want to extend a warm invitation to all who would like a meal.  We treasure the opportunity to use this year to encourage our fellow neighbors and remind them that we care and they are not alone.

Red Ribbon Christmas

Apply on line or apply in person at the locations and date below.

Application dates & Locations:

Kokomo Location:
Grace United Methodist Church, 219 W Mulberry, Kokomo, IN
Thursday, November 12, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm & 3:00pm – 6:30 pm
Monday, November 16, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm & 3:00pm – 6:30 pm

Clinton County Location:
Paul Phillippe Resource Center, 401 W. Walnut, Frankfort, IN
Tuesday, November 17, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Miami County Location:
Zion Chapel Church, 915 S. Broadway, Peru, IN
Tuesday, November 10, 12:00 N – 2:00 pm

Cass County Location:
Emmaus Mission, 805 Spencer St., Logansport, IN
Tuesday, November 17, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

To apply online:

Complete this application.

RED RIBBON APPLICATION


  1. Areas with an * are required fields.  You will not be able to submit the application if these fields are not completed.
  2. You should see a “Thank you” message and someone on our Assistance Team will be in touch with you shortly.
  3. You will be asked to submit proof of income and other documents to qualify.
  4. A confirmation email will be sent once you have successfully completed your application and qualify for assistance.

Back to School

Need shoes, undergarments, or clothing for your kids going back to school?

Through our Back to School Event, your school aged child can receive new shoes and undergarments and a voucher to our store to purchase gently used quality clothing.  You will need to fill out an application and be income qualified to participate.  The children must be present to receive the shoes so that we can make sure they are properly fitted.

This event will be held a week in mid-July 2021.  As we get closer the dates will be posted here.