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Union Gospel Mission of Salem

Each year, thousands of men, women and children receive compassionate care at UGM. As the largest provider of homeless services in the Salem-Keizer area, we have the incredible privilege of meeting basic needs and offering life-changing support to our community’s most vulnerable members. Day in and day out, our staff and volunteers serve with love and kindness: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week – 365 Days of Hope for more than 60 years. Tax ID 93-0457267


Mission Statement

Helping men, women and children break free from homelessness through the transforming grace of Jesus Christ.

Purpose Statement

Partnering with churches, individuals and organizations to maximize our effectiveness, we help the neediest of our community break the cycle of homelessness, addiction and incarceration as men and women experience dynamic transformation in following Christ, and become contributing members of our community.



He is the Alpha and the Omega – the beginning and the end. Everything that we are and do is measured by knowing him, sharing him and growing in our relationship with him. Galatians 2:20, Colossians 1:25 & 28


By our faith in Jesus Christ, we are called to demonstrate love, grace and compassion as we serve and enrich the lives of others. Galatians 5:14, Romans 5:8, Mark 6:34


Transformation and growth happen in community and in collaboration with others. Jeremiah 29:7, 1 Corinthians 12:12, Ephesians 4:3