Providing Lifelines for

the Homeless

in Dothan, Alabama

We provide food and shelter for those in need

Helping Hand for Lost & Lonely People
in Dothan

The Dothan Rescue Mission is a haven of hope for the lost and lonely and who call the streets their home. We have a forty-one-year history of providing lifelines for those drowning in the waves of adversity and the undertow of addiction. We are on the street and help those in need.

We offer hot food, clean clothing, temporary shelter, and the possibility of a more abundant life. We are seeking to serve the least, the last, the lost.

If you're interested in volunteer opportunities, please feel free to reach out to us at (334) 794-4637

The Dothan Rescue Mission
The Dothan Rescue Mission

Our Foundation

The Dothan Rescue Mission was founded in January 1979 by Frank Williams.

The Rescue Mission started as a men’s lodge, women’s lodge, and soup kitchen at 214 South Apple Tree Street. Harry Culbreth became the Director of the Rescue Mission on March 21st of 1983. Mr. Culbreth opened up the first sales center in 1984 on S. Foster Street.

The Dothan Rescue Mission

New Office

In 2001, the Rescue Mission finished construction of the new Office and Administration Building, a twenty-five bed Men’s Lodge, and a sixteen bed Women’s Lodge.

On April 26th, 2004, Brad Hardy took over as Director of the Rescue Mission. In 2007, the Sale Center on S. Foster Street was relocated to 2210 Ross Clark Circle, a 20,000 square foot facility.

The Dothan Rescue Mission


In 2010 the Rescue Mission finished construction on the new sixty-bed Men’s Lodge and Community Center. This allowed relocation of women to the 25-bed facility and also opened a family lodge.

Also, in 2010 the Rescue Mission opened up a second Sales Center at 3783 Ross Clark Circle, a 5,000 square foot facility. In 2014, the Rescue Mission opened up a Distribution Center and Bailing Warehouse located now at 243 S. Saint Andrews.

Current Location

In November 2018, the Rescue Mission relocated Sales Center Number Two to 3736 Ross Clark Circle, a 10,000 square foot facility. Currently, the Dothan Rescue Mission has a sixty-bed Men’s Lodge, twenty-five bed Women’s Lodge, sixteen-bed Family Lodge, and Chapel with full kitchen.

The Dothan Rescue Mission