shelterRescue Mission Emergency Shelter

618 West State Street Ithaca

As of March 1, 2014 the Rescue Mission Alliance of Syracuse has assumed operation of the Emergency Shelter located at 618 West State Street Ithaca, in Ithaca. The facility offers shelter and support services to men and women 18 years and older and families. The community, as well as individuals and families utilizing the shelter will benefit from access to a food pantry in the West State Street facility.  The food pantry is open Monday 2pm-4pm, Tuesday – Sunday 9am-11am and 2pm-4pm.

Case management and follow up services are also offered to individuals staying at the shelter. Other services include; 15-single room apartments, a Friendship Center that will operate 7 days a week during the day, employment resources, transportation, a Homeless Intervention Services team, meal service for shelter residents and a 24 hour homeless hotline.


Rescue Mission Supportive Residence

Rescue Mission operates a supportive residence on Court Street in Ithaca for men who have experienced homelessness. The residence offers 10-bedrooms, shared living and kitchen space and transportation. Case management, connections to community resources and employment resources are also provided at the residence.

Providing quality affordable housing is a key component to helping the individuals we serve to move out of homelessness and into their highest potential of independence.


There is one Thrifty Shopper store in the Ithaca area:



Ithaca Thrifty Shopper
376 Elmira Road Falls Plaza
Ithaca, NY 14850
Click here for the donation center in Ithaca 


Contact Information: 

Rescue Mission Emergency Shelter:  607-273-9177

Rescue Mission Friendship center:  607-273-6684

Court Street Place: (607) 241-1020

For donation and event information, please contact:

Dan Sieburg
at 315-701-3823

For volunteer opportunities at Court Street Place or 
the Thrifty Shopper Store, please contact:

Glenna Price at 315-701-3842


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