What are the Mission's primary sources of support?
Contributions from individuals, local businesses, churches,
Does the Mission accept government funds?
No. The Olympia Union Gospel Mission works from the understanding
the gospel message of Jesus Christ is central to any and all work
place at the Mission, therefore the Mission does not accept any
might compromise their ability to present the gospel.
What percentage of donated funds go to administrative costs?
At the current time, approximately 7% of donated funds go toward
What are the Mission's current needs?
The Mission's primary need is for financial and in-kind support to
help maintain programs and in-kind support. Updated needs are listed
home page and are printed
quarterly newsletter, or can be obtained by calling the OUGM offices
at (360) 709-9725.
Do we discriminate when offering services?
No. Services are available to anyone in need, regardless of belief
How do your residential treatment programs work?
Our residential treatment programs are currently housed in rented
facilities. While in the program, men and women follow a set of
designed to aid them in the recovery process. Men in the program are
required to work at the Mission during the day and attend church and
studies throughout the week. Women in recovery are required to
in state and court mandated programs, as well as bible studies,
counseling sessions. Both men and women follow the Genesis Recovery
process, which is based on the bible. Men can stay in the program
for nine months and women can stay in the
up to two years.
What happens after men and women leave the recovery programs?
The Mission provides after care support and encourages
maintain contact with program directors. They are encouraged to seek
support for any issues they encounter and may be offered partial
support while they become established and move to life beyond the