Keith came to Bethesda Mission after battling addiction and depression. Now, he has received the support that he needs, and has renewed hope for his future. Watch to hear more of his story.
Modenna struggled after the loss of her mother and turned to drugs and alcohol. After making her way back to Harrisburg, she ended up at Bethesda Mission. Watch to hear more of her story.
Derrick attended Bethesda Mission Youth Center since he was 10 years old, now he’s 19 and giving back. Watch to hear more of his story.
Bethesda's Network of Compassion:
As Harrisburg’s primary homeless shelter for men, the historic facility at 611 Reily Street provides long-term recovery programs along with lodging, nutritious meals, hot showers, laundry facilities, and clothing as needed.Learn More
The Women and Children’s Shelter provides lodging and recovery programs for single women as well as mothers and their children.Learn More
Bethesda Mission Youth Center exists to developing meaningful relationships with Harrisburg Area Youth and guide them and their families into a relationship with Jesus Christ, while helping them contribute positively in their homes, schools and communities.Learn More
Bethesda Mission provides excellent medical and dental services to its residents and takes medical referrals from other agencies in the Harrisburg area treating uninsured and under-insured low income persons.Learn More
Recognizing that poverty and hunger are less visible, yet harder to cure in outlying areas, our Rural Outreach began in late 1996. With over 200 churches and other agencies in counties surrounding Harrisburg, we are able to distribute over 1,500 of bags of food and essential daily household products to hungry and needy individuals and families each month.Learn More
Bethesda Mission’s fully-equipped “Samaritan Service” vehicle is the flagship of our street ministry. The Mobile Mission unit is managed by part-time staff and supported heavily by a committed team of volunteers who bring hope and critical help to Harrisburg’s homeless street population.Learn More