Breaking Down the Need in Tri-Cities & Southeast Washington
The Mission is located in the Tri Cities, but serves people from all over Southeast Washington, where the need is growing each year. Below are some statistics to help better understand the needs and people the Mission serves.
Approximately 30% of homeless individuals suffer from mental illness.
Tri-Cities residents live at or below the poverty line
unsheltered homeless people live in Southeast Washington
children in Benton & Franklin Counties are homeless
homeless individuals suffer from substance abuse issues
homeless community members are veterans
people are considered chronically homeless