Adult Education Center

The Mission gave me a lot of tools to work with – like computer classes. In the past, I couldn’t imagine emailing anyone or looking something up on the computer.
Tom, former Mission client

Our G.E.D. and other academic classes are open to the public (18 and over). See below for additional support available to our Recovery and Rehabilitation clients.

G.E.D. Preparation and Academic ClassesFor community members and clients in our residential programs. Through a partnership with Wake Technical Community College, we provide General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.) preparation and other support for those who have not completed high school. These classes open doors to employment and build self-esteem. Tutoring is available as needed.

Vocational ClassesFor community members and clients in our residential programs. Many homeless men and women come to us in need of skills for today’s workplace. To help them get retrained and find work that pays a living wage, we offer classes on:

  • Computer Basics
  • Beginning Typing
  • Money Management
  • Resume Building
  • Ready to Rent
  • Internet Skills Workshop

Students may also receive tutoring as needed.

Life Skills ClassesFor clients in our residential programs. These Christ-centered classes help with life skills critical to lasting recovery. They cover a broad spectrum of topics, including:

  • Communication
  • Relationships
  • Emotion Management
  • Decision-Making
  • Self Understanding
  • Self Discipline
  • Goal Setting
  • Overcoming Obstacles
  • Keeping Commitments
  • Conflict Resolution

Tutoring—Our volunteer tutors help students enrolled in Academic or Vocational Classes with reading, math and computer skills to ensure they reach their academic goals.

For more information, contact Adult Education Ministry Program Manager Cindy Holloman, at 919.828.9014, Ext. 135 or cindyh@raleighrescue.org.