In response to the influx of homeless single women , the Blue Water Area Rescue Mission has committed to opening a women’s emergency shelter facility, called New Life Women’s Mission, located at 2315 Bancroft Street in Port Huron.
New Life Women’s Mission will mirror all phases, programs, and structure of the Men’s shelter program.
BWARM opened New Life Women’s Mission on October 1, 2019. This emergency shelter facility will provide two meals a day for all residents of the emergency shelter as well as a sack lunch for the women of the mission program who are working. New Life Women’s Mission is committed to providing a clean, safe, warm place to sleep and live, as well as showers, and laundry facilities for the residents between the hours of 4:00 PM until 9:00 AM daily. New Life Women’s Mission will also provide vocational, educational, life skills, and peer drug and alcohol recovery programs to the women of the emergency shelter program. BWARM is a State of Michigan, Licensed Drug and Alcohol Peer Recovery, and early intervention program providing drug and alcohol recovery programming at the 2315 Bancroft Street in Port Huron Michigan.
BWARM will provide to the residents of the women’s program religious study classes, Computer literacy classes, Employability and Resume writing classes, as well as life skills and financial accountability and financial savings program. Each of the programs offered by BWARM will structured as remedial reading programs as well as providing the targeted skills of the class.
New Life Women’s Mission will offer a holistic faith based approach to addiction recovery that treats the body, mind, and spirit. Individuals will live in a congregate setting for up to 90 days and are required to attend life skills classes, participate in specified community service projects, and provide weekly proof of job search efforts. While New Life Women’s Mission incorporates the core tenets of Christianity in all aspects of our recovery work, we are open to people of all faiths and people of no faith. The end goal of the mission recovery program is for individuals and families to have their lives and relationships restored, and to be reengaged with society in a meaningful way.
New Life Women’s Mission will not discriminate against anyone on the basis of age, race, color, creed, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, or family status.