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"New Life"

"New Life"

Coachella Valley Rescue Mission

Faith-based transitional housing program for men and women.

Services Offered

Vocational Training • Case Management • Transitional Housing • Job Training • Mental Health • Faithbased • Recovery Support • Support Groups


The New Life Program is a faith-based, nine-month 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:

  • Employment
  • 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.


47470 Van Buren St., Indio, CA 92201 33.7044637 -116.1984705

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English


  • 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.

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.