Miami Rescue Women
Emergency Shelter for women and children.
The Center is a haven for homeless women and children, and provides emergency overnight shelter as well as a long-term recovery program. The 40-bed facility located at 2250 NW 1st Avenue in Miami.
A.W.A.R.E.N.E.S.S. (A Woman's Answer Regarding Education, Nurture, Encouragement, Self-esteem and Salvation) is a 10 month program based on Jeremiah 29:11. The program is designed to help women become aware of God's plan for them.
The program includes classes on parenting skills, adult living skills, budgeting, nutrition and health concerns. Other areas addressed are, education, conflict resolution, decision making and all the women are involved in group and/or individual counseling. Spirituality is addressed on a daily basis. In addition, there is a strong focus on building a positive attitude, communication skills, dependability , honesty and courtesy. Employment skills and computer literacy are also an important focus in the program.