The City Rescue Mission of Lansing was founded in 1911. As the largest shelter in Michigan's capital area, we provide shelter to 140 women, children, and men every night and serve about 100,000 meals every year. We are a Christian ministry which exists for the sole purpose of meeting physical and spiritual needs in our community! For organizational details on our ministry, click here or click "The Details" below.

Mission History

Help provide food, shelter, and hope in Michigan's capital area!

Mission History


Click to see a "by the numbers" breakdown of Mission services last year.

CRM Stats

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Staff Directory

For a directory of our staff members, please click the link below. Please note, the best way to contact for general information is by calling 517.485.0145 or emailing

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Find out how you, too, can become a regular member of "Team Rescue" through employment at the City Rescue Mission of Lansing. We need qualified individuals to minister to those in need.

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CLICK HERE to sign up for the Mission's monthly newsletter to read more on how your efforts help provide food, shelter, and hope to those in need!

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Donation Drop-Off: 607 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing MI, preferred hours of 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Contact us for list of possible drives (

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CLICK HERE for CRM policies, reports, board members, and other organizational information.

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CLICK HERE for the Mission's page on facebook. Get plugged into immediate needs and ways that our community is helping us help others!

Contact Us

City Rescue Mission of Lansing
2216 S. Cedar St., Lansing MI 48910
P: (517) 485.0145


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Helpful Links


Capital Region Housing Collaborative

Click this link for more information on the CRHC, a continuum of care made up of representatives from service agencies, including the Mission, throughout Ingham County.

The Christian Faith

Have you ever wondered, "what does it mean to be 'saved,' or "what can I do to be saved"? Follow this link for more information on the Christian faith as presented by the Bible.

About Us

The City Rescue Mission of Lansing is a 501c3 non-profit operating in Lansing, Michigan, USA. We have existed to meet physical and spiritual needs in Michigan's capital area since our founding in 1911.

We operate under a board of directors as a Christian ministry and exist solely on private donations.