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Mission Statement

Responding to the call of Christ to nurture life, Room At The Inn, operates housing and programs for single, pregnant women and single mothers with children suffering from homelessness offering them opportunities to have new lives of healthy, hope-filled independence.

Core Values

  • We respect the health, dignity and life of the mothers and the children, born and unborn, that we serve.
  • We have a preferential option for serving the poor and vulnerable.
  • We encourage and affirm the desires of the clients to have their families and significant others involved in their lives.
  • We recognize that diversity of stakeholders is a strength of our organization and seek to partner and collaborate with all people of faith and goodwill.
  • We seek to implement accepted best practices consistent with our values in all areas of the agency’s operations and service provision.
  • We understand that we are called to educate the community about the needs and contributions of the families we serve and to advocate on their behalf.

Program Outcomes for July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015

Maternity Home Programs

Room At The Inn, Inc. operates a licensed maternity home program in North Carolina.

The Nussbaum Maternity Home (NMH)

Located in Greensboro, NC. Fully licensed by NC DHHS, the Nussbaum Maternity Home provides maternity home services to up to six pregnant women with or without previous children.


Outputs Achieved


NMH

  • Total nights of shelter provided to pregnant clients: 2,083
  • Total nights of shelter provided to post-partum clients up to 14 days: 53
  • Total nights of shelter provided to post-partum clients past 2 weeks: 4
  • Total nights of shelter provided to children: 545
  • Total nights of shelter provided: 2,685
  • Total meals provided: 8,055
  • Transportation trips provided for health, self sufficiency and other appointments: 1,297
 

Targeted Outcomes and Measures Obtained

80% of maternity home graduates will increase their income:

NMH s: 93% of graduates increased their income

80% of Maternity Home Clients will have income upon exit:

NMH Residents: 95% of residents had income upon exit

80% of maternity home graduates will transition to permanent housing:

NMH clients: 93% of maternity home graduates transitioned to permanent housing

80% of maternity home residents will transition to permanent housing

NMH Residents: 90% of maternity home residents transitioned to permanent housing

 

Maternal, Infant and Child Healthcare Program

Room At The Inn, Inc. operates a Maternal, Infant and Child Healthcare Program for all residents of the maternity home programs. Services include: transportation to medical appointments; and health education classes.

Outputs Achieved

NMH

  • Healthcare related case management meetings: 318
  • Healthcare related transportation: 309
  • Health Education Life Skills Classes offered: Abstinence, Adoption Counseling, Assertiveness, Behavior Self-Management, Being in Control of your life: Values, Breastfeeding, Budgeting, Building You & Your Child's Self-Esteem, Consumer Credit Counseling, Cooking & Kitchen Prep, Coping Skills, Depression, Diapering & Feeding, Discipline, Domestic Violence, Early Head Start, Family Emergency, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, Fetal Growth, Development & Pregnancy Exercises, Food Selection, Getting on the Right Track / Learn to be a Better Parent, Getting rid of Clutter, Great Ways to Save Energy/Money, GTCC Programs, GTCC Admissions Process, GTCC Aviation Program, Healthy & Unhealthy Relationships, HIV/Aids, Housing and Tenant Rights, Housing Information, How not to be a Victim, Importance of Prenatal Care, Intentional Parenting, Nature vs. Nurturing, Negotiation & Adaptability, Nutrition Series, Nurturing Self, Parenting Series, Post Partum Depression, Pregnancy Series, Preparing for the Stork- Nutrition During Pregnancy, Preparing for Delivery, Pride, Safety Reminders while Cleaning your Home, Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention, Seep Positions and Aids During Pregnancy, Stress Management, The Parenting Game, To Whip or not to Whip, Toxic Stress, Understanding your Body Changes, We are Family, What Type of Disciplinary are You? and Your Getting on my Nerves.
 

Targeted Outcomes and Measures Obtained:

80% of pre-natal appointments will be kept by each maternity home resident, as documented by weekly appointment record:

NMH clients: 100% of pre-natal appointments were kept

80% of babies born will have healthy birth weights (5.8 pounds or greater) as documented by medical records:

NMH clients: 86% of babies born had birth weights of 5 pounds, 8 ounces or greater (13 of 14)

80% of babies will be born drug free as documented in medical record:

NMH clients: 100% of babies tested were born drug free; ( 5 of 5 babies tested - 5 of 5 drug free)

80% of babies will have a five minute APGAR score of 8 or more:

NMH clients: 86% of babies born had APGAR scores of 8 or more ( 12 of 14 births )
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Child Care Program

Room At The Inn, Inc, Child Care Program is provided in the following way: located in the Nussbaum Maternity Home in Greensboro, NC. provides childcare services to the children of the residents of the maternity home and supported community living housing programs.

Outputs Achieved

Children receiving child care services: 11 (8 MH residents & 3 SCL residents)


Aftercare Program

Room At The Inn, Inc. operates an Aftercare program for all maternity home program graduates. Case management, material and financial assistance are available for all maternity home program graduates for five years after the birth of their children.

Outputs Achieved

Group meetings, supervised by program staff, were conducted. Maternity home program graduates attended at least one of these meetings during the period.

Support services were provided as requested to program graduates.

Targeted Outcomes and Measurements Achieved

25% of program graduates will participate in the Aftercare Program
43% of program graduates participated in the Aftercare Program

75% of program participants will maintain education/employment as self reported:
54% of program graduates maintained education/employment

75% Program graduates will maintain housing stability as self reported:
100 % of program graduates maintained housing stability

Supported Community Living Services Program

Immediate Stay Shelter Program

Room At The Inn operates Immediate Stay Shelter program in our Amy Elizabeth Disney House located in Greensboro, NC. Beds are available for homeless, pregnant women and their children who are waiting for admission into the Nussbaum Maternity Home program.

Outputs Achieved

(No targeted outcomes for this program have been developed)

25 women and 7 children were sheltered with a total of 230 nights of shelter and 690 meals provided. Other services including case management, transportation, and material/financial assistance were also provided to these clients.

100% of Immediate Stay Shelter participants will transition to the Nussbaum Maternity Home or to Permanent Housing

ISP: 65% of participants transitioned to the NMH or permanent Housing

Extended Stay Shelter Program

Room At The Inn, Inc. operates an Extended Stay Shelter program in our Amy Elizabeth Disney House located in Greensboro, NC. Beds are available for mothers and children who have graduated from the Nussbaum Maternity Home program and are waiting for permanent housing to become available.

Outputs Achieved

(No targeted outcomes for this program have been developed)

7 women and 8 children were sheltered with a total of 359 nights of shelter and 1077 meals provided. Other services including case management, transportation, and material/financial assistance were also provided to these clients.

80% of participants will transition to the Nussbaum Maternity Home or to Permanent Housing

ESP: 100% of participants transitioned to permanent housing

College Program

Room At The Inn, Inc. operates supported community living services for maternity home program graduates who are pursuing an Associate’s, Bachelor’s or Master’s degree at an accredited college or university on a full-time basis. This program integrates aspects of other agency services such as the child development, self sufficiency and aftercare programs. Housing is provided at the following agency facilities: Amy’s House (3 families), the Backyard Ministry of Cherry Street United Methodist Church (1 family), the Samaritan House of the First Church of the Brethren (1 family).


Outputs Achieved


Amy’s House

  • 722 nights of shelter were provided to maternity home graduates
  • 853 nights of shelter were provided to children of maternity home graduates
  • 0 nights of shelter provided to other family members
  • Total nights of shelter provided: 1,575

BYM of Cherry Street United Methodist Church

  • 214 nights of shelter were provided to maternity home graduates
  • 214 nights of shelter were provided to children of maternity home graduates
  • 54 nights of shelter were provided to other family members of graduates
  • Total nights of shelter provided: 482

Samaritan House of First Church of the Brethren

  • 365 nights of shelter were provided to maternity home graduates
  • 365 nights of shelter were provided to children of maternity home graduates
  • 0 nights of shelter provided to other family members of graduates
  • Total nights of shelter provided: 730

    Total number of nights of shelter provided to MH graduates, their children and other family members: 2,787

Targeted Outcomes and Measurements Obtained:

80% of families obtain/remain in safe housing as measured by case management records
Amy’s House: 100% of families obtained/remained in safe housing;
BYM: 100% of families obtained/remained in safe housing;
Samaritan House: 100% of families obtained/remained in safe housing;

Agency: 100% of families obtained/remained in safe housing

80% of participants make progress toward completing their degree as measured by case management reports
Amy’s House: 100% of participants are making progress toward completing their degree;
BYM: 100% of participants are making progress toward completing their degree;
Samaritan House: 100% of participants are making progress toward completing their degree;

Agency: 100% of participants are making progress toward completing their degree

Dixon Self Sufficiency Program

Room At The Inn, Inc. operates a self sufficiency program for the clients of the maternity home and community supported living programs. This program incorporates case management, transportation, financial/material assistance and life skills education in the following topics: Job Interviewing, Budgeting, Credit Management, Savings, Consumer Credit Counseling, Housekeeping and Tenants’ Rights and Responsibilities. Financial assistance and transportation are provided to maternity home clients who are enrolled in educational/vocational training programs.


Outputs Achieved

75% of residents will acquire or maintain vocational skills as measured by case management reports

NMH: 100% of residents acquired or maintained vocational skills

NMH

  • 384 self sufficiency case management/counseling sessions were conducted
  • 668 self sufficiency related transportation trips were provided to clients


Pratt Spiritual and Character Development Program

Room At The Inn, Inc. operates a completely voluntary program for the clients of the maternity home programs to help them develop self-esteem, positive outlooks, and stable relationships with members of their own faith community. Clients earn points on a weekly basis for participation in activities related to their own spiritual and/or personal growth. Points are earned for a variety of activities including: attendance at their local faith community worship services; involvement in local volunteer activities; improvement in program compliance and attitude; and achievement of personal goals. Points may be converted to financial assistance upon graduation to assist the client with deposits for housing, utilities or for personal needs.

Outputs Achieved

70% of program graduates will earn a minimum of 200 points for financial assistance

NMH: 93 % of program graduates earned a minimum of 200 points

80% of program graduates will earn 75% of points possible each week

NMH: 90 % of program graduates earned 75% of points possible each week



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