City Rescue Mission Inc

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City Rescue Mission is a faith-based, private, nonprofit organization providing solution-based ministry to homeless men, women and children in Oklahoma.

Contact information

Mailing address:
City Rescue Mission Inc
800 W. California Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73106


Phone: 405-232-2709

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 730713883

CEO/President: Erin Goodin

Chairman: Stephen Cortes

Board size: 16

Founder: Concerned Businessmen

Ruling year: 1962

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


For more than 60 years, City Rescue Mission has helped the homeless and near homeless in the Oklahoma City metro.Instead of indefinite shelter, we offer a clean, safe, temporary place to stay and successful programs and services to help people transform their lives for the better. A hot meal and safe place to stay are just the beginning. We're the first stop on the path back to hope.

Mission statement

Our mission is to lead our community by serving the homeless and near homeless with help, hope, and healing, in the spirit of excellence, under the call of Christ.

Statement of faith

We believe the Bible to be the inspired and the only infallible, authoritative Word of God and that it is the supreme and final authority in faith and life.

We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

We believe in the deity of Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, in His present rule as Head of the Church, and in His personal return in power and glory.

We believe that for the salvation of lost and sinful men, regeneration by the Holy Spirit is absolutely essential.

We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit, by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a godly life.

We believe in the resurrection of both the saved and the lost; that the saved are saved unto the resurrection of life, and that the lost are lost unto the resurrection of damnation.

We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in our Lord Jesus Christ, with equality across racial, gender, and class difference.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating777 of 1022122 of 155
Fund acquisition rating845 of 1025144 of 155
Resource allocation rating810 of 1025126 of 155
Asset utilization rating316 of 102250 of 155

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$287,914$291,631$267,163$338,936$474,528
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$2,983,736$1,362,815$1,744,898$2,083,310$1,385,363
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$6,461,842$6,814,658$7,375,665$7,478,453$8,125,524
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$11,250
Total long-term assets$6,461,842$6,814,658$7,375,665$7,478,453$8,136,774
Total assets$9,445,578$8,177,473$9,120,563$9,561,763$9,522,137
Payables and accrued expenses$268,507$340,385$140,883$191,002$119,708
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$268,507$340,385$140,883$191,002$119,708
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$500,000
Total long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$500,000
Total liabilities$268,507$340,385$140,883$191,002$619,708
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$7,606,460$7,202,585$8,436,113$8,519,321$8,124,303
With donor restrictions$1,570,611$634,503$543,567$851,440$778,126
Net assets$9,177,071$7,837,088$8,979,680$9,370,761$8,902,429
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$7,741,901$5,907,061$5,686,034$6,136,182$7,668,382
Program service revenue$10,748$0$26,261$199,970$174,964
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$20,371$16,274$2,014$124$92
Other revenue($114,623)$10,884$19,002$341,199($30,505)
Total other revenue($83,504)$27,158$47,277$541,293$144,551
Total revenue$7,658,397$5,934,219$5,733,311$6,677,475$7,812,933
Program services$4,605,635$5,353,413$4,766,371$4,853,530$7,400,825
Management and general$385,149$387,781$316,779$326,575$345,316
Total expenses$6,318,414$6,766,337$6,124,392$6,209,143$8,743,914
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$1,339,983($832,118)($391,081)$468,332($930,981)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$1,339,983($832,118)($391,081)$468,332($930,981)


Ms Erin GoodinPresident/ C$148,744
Ms Deborah MacdonaldVice Preside$115,592
Ms Nikki WisemanCFO$99,333
Ms Kim CombsVice Preside$94,738

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2020

Response from ministry

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 9/29/2022. To update the information below, please email: [email protected]


1960 - City Rescue Mission is founded by a group of businessmen concerned about helping the transient population in downtown Oklahoma City. The Mission opens a 20-bed facility serving men only.

1968 - City Rescue Mission purchases property at 523 S. Robinson, doubling previous capacity to include space and services for women.

1980 - A local church donates property adjacent to City Rescue Mission, giving the Mission the ability to open a dedicated women's shelter and family shelter as well as a weekly medical clinic and educational facility.

1992 - Local businessmen, the Belsky Brothers, donate two properties on the 800 block of West California Avenue.

1994 - Mission purchases the remainder of the block from the Oklahoma City School Board, and launches a five-year, $4.5 million capital campaign to include renovation and construction of a new facility.

2000 - Current facility located on the 800 block of West California Ave opens in November.

2007 - Rev. Tom Jones joins City Rescue Mission as President and CEO. Under Jones's leadership, City Rescue Mission develops the Bridge to Life recovery program.

Today - City Rescue Mission has expanded its Social Services Coordination by partnering with more than 70 local agencies offering comprehensive care, free of charge, to any client, including those from the community at large.

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