Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The Mission provides aftercare support through transitional housing and encourages participants to maintain contact with the program director. They are encouraged to seek support for any issues they encounter and may be offered partial financial support while they become established and move to life beyond the recovery houses.

Our residential treatment programs are currently housed in Mission facilities. While in the program, men and women follow a set of guidelines designed to aid them in the recovery process. Men in the program are required to work at the Mission during the day and attend church and bible studies throughout the week. Women in recovery are required to participate in state and court-mandated programs, as well as bible studies, church, and counseling sessions. Both men and women follow the Genesis Recovery process, which is based on the Bible. Men can stay in the program for nine months, and women can stay in the program for up to two years.

No. Services are available to anyone in need, regardless of belief or status.

The Mission’s primary need is for financial and in-kind support to help maintain programs. Updated needs are listed on the home page and are printed in our quarterly newsletter or can be obtained by calling the OUGM offices at (360) 709-9725.

At the current time, approximately 7% of donated funds go toward administrative costs.

No. The Olympia Union Gospel Mission works from the understanding that the gospel message of Jesus Christ is central to any and all work that takes place at the Mission, therefore the Mission does not accept any funds which might compromise their ability to present the gospel.

Contributions from individuals, local businesses, churches, foundation and corporate grants.