Mission: Freedom house was founded in 2006 with the mission of providing a long-term, addiction recovery program that rescues, restores, and redeems the lives of women and their children in a christ-centered, family environment. (see schedule o)
Programs: Employment training services: many of the mothers that come to freedom house have never been employed and are in desperate need of job training to help them secure employment capable of providing for their families after leaving freedom house. In response to this need, freedom house opened its first thrift store in greensboro, north carolina on december 18, 2008. The freedom house employment training program helps prepare residents for locating and securing jobs of their own upon completion of the freedom house program. Among the many skills freedom house residents learn are customer service, organization, time management, and prioritizing tasks. The degree of the residents tasks increase as they progress through the employment training program. This year freedom house was able to grow its job training program through the opening of an additional thrift store in greensboro, north carolina.
residential services: this year freedom house was able to provide thousands of days of sobriety, shelter, and meals to the participants of its program. Participants of the program also received individual counseling, group therapy, employment training, and a variety of life skills classes, such as parenting, anger management, financial planning, and co-dependency. They were provided transportation within the county to medical, legal, and social service appointments. Freedom house helped residents work toward the following nine (9) goals: reunification; drug-free lifestyle; employment training and acquisition; education; social development and support; health care support and disease prevention; legal compliance; independence; and, faith. This year freedom house opened an additional residential facility that will allow freedom house to double the number of people it is able to serve through the residential program on an annual basis.