Orange County Rescue Mission

The information on this page was last updated 10/19/2022. If you see errors or omissions, please email: [email protected]


Orange County Rescue Mission is home to the Village of Hope, a 262-bed transitional housing program for homeless men, women and children.

Our Philosophy: To operate in a dynamic, entrepreneurial manner, expecting to grow and expand numerically, programmatically, and geographically. We seek to be constantly challenged with fresh vision and well-prepared strategies that originate with the President and the senior professional staff, and that are refined, confirmed, and approved by the Board of Directors.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Orange County Rescue Mission
1 Hope Drive
Tustin, CA 92782


Phone: (714) 247-4300

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 952479552

CEO/President: Jim Palmer

Chairman: Bart Hansen

Board size: 9


Ruling year: 1972

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 09/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 1987


The men, women and children who enter the gates of the Orange County Rescue Mission come from many walks of life and are all wounded in different ways. None of these people ever imagined they'd be homeless and they all need our help. Our goal is to treat each person with respect and dignity. We prayerfully consider how we will implement an Individual Treatment Plan for those who come to us for help.

Mission statement

To minister the love of Jesus Christ to the Least, the Last, and the Lost of our Community through the provision of assistance in the areas of guidance, counseling, education, job training, shelter, food, clothing, health care and independent living communities.

Statement of faith

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Rescue Missions/Homeless Shelters

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating801 of 107496 of 143
Fund acquisition rating431 of 107559 of 143
Resource allocation rating623 of 107572 of 143
Asset utilization rating1032 of 1074141 of 143

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$1,039,428$1,059,289$531,828$594,861$466,380
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$6,190,250$10,535,217$7,793,679$8,494,695$7,071,074
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$62,408,682$44,169,149$40,463,866$40,731,774$41,377,658
Other long-term assets$0$0$0$0$51,500
Total long-term assets$62,408,682$44,169,149$40,463,866$40,731,774$41,429,158
Total assets$68,598,932$54,704,366$48,257,545$49,226,469$48,500,232
Payables and accrued expenses$1,143,851$1,855,348$764,973$897,143$409,972
Other current liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total current liabilities$1,143,851$1,855,348$764,973$897,143$409,972
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total long-term liabilities$0$0$0$0$0
Total liabilities$1,143,851$1,855,348$764,973$897,143$409,972
Net assets20212020201920182017
Without donor restrictions$67,142,705$52,849,018$47,180,196$48,182,145$48,090,260
With donor restrictions$312,376$0$312,376$147,181$0
Net assets$67,455,081$52,849,018$47,492,572$48,329,326$48,090,260
Revenues and expenses
Total contributions$33,969,562$24,659,349$17,838,827$18,317,522$16,671,241
Program service revenue$142,961$214,695$146,129$266,448$338,327
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$42,524$62,032$48,818$0$0
Other revenue$163,522$554,925$285,191$171,350$81,849
Total other revenue$349,007$831,652$480,138$437,798$420,176
Total revenue$34,318,569$25,491,001$18,318,965$18,755,320$17,091,417
Program services$15,760,347$15,891,729$14,764,149$14,331,548$12,716,775
Management and general$1,108,919$950,254$924,533$1,514,565$1,331,412
Total expenses$19,712,506$20,134,555$18,963,195$18,516,254$16,241,092
Change in net assets20212020201920182017
Surplus (deficit)$14,606,063$5,356,446($644,230)$239,066$850,325
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$14,606,063$5,356,446($644,230)$239,066$850,325


Mr Jim PalmerPresident$344,345
Mr Bryan CrainChief Operating Officer$209,254
Mr Larry GwiltChief Financial Officer$187,688
Jodie SaundersonChief HR Officer$133,928

Compensation data as of: 9/30/2020

Response from ministry

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 10/19/2022. To update the information below, please email: [email protected]


Program accomplishments

1,580,913 meals
115,375 nights of shelter
1,088,345 clothing items
51,667 children's education sessions
53,631 medical and mental health services
35,542 adult education and training sessions