Women & Family New Life Program
The Women and Family New Life Program at the Adams St. Family Campus is open to single women, men or women who are single parents, and couples with children age Kindergarten and up.
This comprehensive program addresses all aspect of client's lives, particularly their health as individuals and families.
This includes physical, emotional, spiritual, and social growth.
The program endeavors to support healthy relationships, marriages, and parenting.
All families are connected with the Child & Youth Program.
Program participants take part in the Women and Family New Life Program for a minimum of one year.
Qualified participants may then have the opportunity to stay on in transitional housing, as part of the Applied Living Program.
There is a 2 year (combined) limit for New Life program and transitional housing stay.
- Program Details
- Program Requirements
- Applied Living Program
- Application Process
- Family Shelter Emergency Services
Each family has their own apartment with kitchen and bathroom.
Single women share a room.
Participants are able to do their own cooking.
For women: Classes from 7:30am to noon, M-F.
Classes include: Academics, Bible, Life Skills and Recovery.
Men attend classes at the Downtown Tacoma Campus.
Required attendance at Bible studies and church on Sundays.
The first 30 days are a Black Out, with no contact with anyone outside the program.
Beyond Black Out, trips off-campus are permitted with a signed pass.
Weekly room checks ensure that home management lessons are being applied. (Emphasis on cleanliness, organization, and personalization.)
Volunteer in kitchen, and complete other chores as assigned.
Once weekly one-on-one mentoring.
Participants come together once a month for a potluck, BBQ, or special celebration. In the summer, there are outings planned for all the families.
Exercise classes are hosted at the Adams St. Family Campus, and program members have access to the YMCA.
GED (high school diploma equivalency) Preparation classes are available.
To participate in the Women & Family New Life Program, there must be an apartment open that fits the individual's or family's needs, and they must meet the following requirements:
Have no court-pending issues
Have no violent crime or domestic violence charges on record
Be open and willing to participate in their faith based program
Families must have children age kindergarten or older
APPLIED LIVING PROGRAM
In the Applied Living Program, previous Women & Family New Life Program participants continue in transitional housing at Adams St. Continued support is available through mentoring, classes, and case management.
To qualify for the Applied Living Program, a participant has to have been a willing and engaged member of the Women & Family New Life Program, and must be in school, working, or interning for the New Life Program.
Weekly room checks continue while in the Applied Living Program, and participants continue to receive support, through access to mentoring, Bible studies, etc.
However, Applied Living Program participants do not have to take part in daily classes, and are free to come and go from campus, as they like.
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