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

GED Preparation and Academic ClassesFor community members and clients in our residential programs. We provide General Equivalency Diploma (GED) 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 in:

  • Computer Basics
  • Beginning Typing
  • Jobs for Life (launching in March 2015) 
  • Ready to Rent and Money Management

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

For more information about RRM's Adult Education Center, contact Cindy Holloman, Adult Education Ministry program manager,  at cindyh@raleighrescue.org or 919.828.9014, ext. 135.

Tutoring and mentoring Our volunteer tutors and Jobs for Life mentors help students enrolled in academic or vocational classes to ensure they reach their academic and job search goals. For more information about tutoring and mentoring opportunities, please contact Holly Cook, Volunteer Ministry director, at hollyc@raleighrescue.org or 919.828.9014 ext 126.