Mission: Our purpose and in furtherance thereof is to assist in the alleviation of human suffering, misery, disability, and pain in the world by advancing and improving the welfare of all persons in the international community while preserving native cultures, heritages, customs and beliefs, including providing low-income housing and access to education and healthcare.
Programs: Christian relief services charities, inc. (crsc), is an umbrella organization of 20 affiliated charities around the united states of america which operate programs in various states in the appalachian region and other urban areas as well as on indian reservations and in africa. Services include affordable housing for impoverished people, and disabled, domestic violence transitional housing as well as water development, agriculture and vocational training, youth programs, utilities assistance, emergency assistance, medicine, food, new shoes, blankets, winter coats, home repair, youth projects, school supplies and support of efforts towards self-sufficiency. (see schedule o for continuation)crsc provides technical support to its affiliates as a cost-effective model in the areas of overhead, accounting, human resources, information technology, legal counsel and governance. In this manner, the 20 affiliated charities benefit by reduced administrative costs and more sophisticated executive governance to allow more than 304,500 individuals to be assisted. Crsc provides administrative and technical support for permanent supportive housing in partnership with pathway homes through a 1991 housing and urban development mckinney grant for chronically homeless disabled adults in three 4-br townhomes that the organization owns, and four single bedroom condominiums located in fairfax county, virginia, assisting approximately 16 individuals per year.