Transitioning from dependency and hopelessness is a difficult process for anyone, especially for someone about to become a new mother. Room At The Inn of the Carolinas offers a variety of programs designed to help these young women develop the skills necessary to successfully meet their own goals and aspirations.
The Mary C. Nussbaum Maternity Home: Licensed by the Department of NC Health and Human Services to provide residential maternity care, the Mary C. Nussbaum Maternity Home provides shelter, food, clothing, transportation, case management, life skills education and counseling in a structured environment. Located in Greensboro, NC, the home provides services to homeless, pregnant NC residents of any age. Clients may have other children.
College Program (Supported Community Living Services: Graduates of the maternity home programs who want to enter or return to college are eligible for our Support Community Living Services for Single Mothers Attending College. In addition to housing, we provide case management, counseling, child development services, financial/material assistance and tutoring/life skills education. Residential services are provided at the following facilities:
Amy's House: Located in Greensboro, NC.
The Back Yard Ministry of the Cherry Street United Methodist Church: Located in Kernersville, NC.
The Samaritian House of the First Church of the Brethren: Located in Eden, NC
Maternal/Infant/Child Healthcare Program: Access to both pre-natal and post-natal healthcare are essential for pregnant women. Infants and toddlers require proper check-ups and healthcare. A significant number of our clients suffer from substance abuse and/or mental health issues and need suitable treatment and counseling. Additionally our maternity home programs provide life skills education related to healthy living, proper nutrition for the women and children and a safe, nurturing place to heal both the body and the soul.
Dixon Self Sufficiency Program: Both maternity home programs provide transportation to school, vocational programs and to work. Additionally, life skills education including topics such as budgeting, job searching/interviewing, household management, handling credit, time management and other topics are provided on-site at both maternity homes.
Pratt Spiritual and Character Development Program: Residents in the maternity home programs are invited to participate in the Pratt Spiritual and Character Development Program. Participants get involved in the faith community of their choice and/or suitable volunteer programs. Participants are able to grow spiritually and as responsible, caring women. Participation is completely voluntary and no client is denied other services for declining to participate in this program.
Aftercare Program: The graduates of our programs continue to be an important part of our family even after the birth of their children. Quarterly alumni meetings are conducted at the maternity homes. Clients are eligible for material assistance and counseling for up to five years after the birth of their children.
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