About Community Missions
Community Missions of
Niagara Frontier, Inc. (CMI) has provided a unique blend of services to
address the needs of the Niagara community since its founding in 1925.
The initial population served was homeless individuals and families. Over the past 88 years, CMI programs have evolved to meet the needs of its community. The agency now provides 18 programs between its four divisions: Crisis & Community Services, Mental Health Housing Services, Mental Health Recovery Services, and Youth Services.
The agency serves a diverse set of populations including youth, adults, families, homeless, juvenile justice involved youth, youth and adults with psychiatric disabilities, persons living with HIV/AIDS and ex-offender parole individuals. In general, CMI serves a vulnerable population of individuals that, through a variety of circumstances, have been marginalized, overlooked and challenging in their presentations and behaviors.
Mission StatementCommunity Missions of Niagara Frontier, Inc., is a community-based, independent, non-profit, religious, service agency providing residential and support services to persons and families in need without regard to race, sex, religion, or national origin; in a way that the persons or families served are respected for and can ultimately fulfill their maximum potential.
From Our Statement of Religion and Faith
As a Christian agency, our chosen role in terms of religion and faith
is to express our belief that everyone benefits from spiritual growth.
We will provide resources, programs, and community linkages, without
proselytizing, that will enhance spiritual growth and wholeness in the
faith/spiritual tradition of an individual's choice and support them as
they seek to grow in that tradition. Click here to view the agency's full Statement of Faith.
By The Numbers...
In 2016, Community Missions provided:
• 11,104 nights of shelter
• 89,366 meals
• 6,744 individuals with clothing
• 2,295 care days in Youth Services
• 46,888 care days in Recovery Services
• 73,994 care days in Housing Services
• 182 opportunities for Faith Development