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The Need Is Growing!

Since 1925, Community Missions has served the Niagara community. While needs have always been present, the past decade has seen a tremendous increase in demand for the Mission's services. Today, more than one quarter (27.5%) of residents in the city of Niagara Falls live below the poverty line, including an astonishing 43% of children within the city.

View the charts below to see how demand has increased at the Mission over recent years, and click on this link to see more about our Crisis & Community Services Total Statistics from 2004-2019.

The chart above shows the steady increase in demand for Crisis Housing over the past 12 years, totaling a 175% increase over that time. Crisis Housing includes those staying in the Emergency Housing Shelter, Mark's Place (HIV/AIDS Residence) and Parole Re-Entry.

The chart above shows the increased demand for meals provided by the Mission over the past 12 years. The Mission has seen a steady increase in meals provided, resulting in a 46% increase in just the past five years .




By The Numbers...

In 2019, Community Missions provided:

13,142 nights of shelter

112,562 meals

5,085 individuals with clothing

2,835 care days in Youth Services

43,973 care days in Recovery Services

72,450 care days in Housing Services

192 opportunities for Faith Development

 

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