Vocational Training • Case Management • Transitional Housing • Job Training • Mental Health • Faithbased • Recovery Support • Support Groups
The New Life Program is a faith-based, residential program for men and women seeking to change their lives. Program participants have the opportunity to:
- Identify factors contributing to their homelessness and develop a plan to overcome barriers to leading a productive life.
- Receive Christ-centered mentoring, discipleship and counseling.
- Attend life-skills classes that include anger management, 12-steps, budgeting, conflict resolution, boundaries, etc.
- Attend adult education and GED preparation.
- Attend recovery support groups and work with referred agencies to address health, housing and legal issues.
- Attend job preparation classes and participate in work therapy.
- Learn how to manage their income to support future housing needs. -Locate a supportive church and attend Mission chapel services.
Residents are ready to continue their program outside of the Mission and live independently once they have retained:
- Enough savings to be self sufficient
- Safe housing
- Support Network
Those who have transitioned out of the Mission are encouraged to return for further counseling, classes and service opportunities.
- Individuals with violent criminal history or registered sex offenses are ineligible for all CVRM (Coachella Valley Rescue Mission) services.
- This service is free
- Adults accepted
How to Apply
"New Life" Program participants are internally referred from emergency shelter. Program is for men and women who are seeking a faith-based program. For additional questions, please call 760-347-3512 ext. 7.
Those interested in enrolling in the "New Life" Program will meet with a case manager to begin the intake and assessment process to determine if the program is a good fit. Individuals must have a valid photo ID and, preferably, a social security card.