- Categories: Community Care Fund
About: Raleigh Rescue Mission provides safe, overnight lodging, emotional and spiritual support, and human needs to the homeless. The nonprofit provides 24/7 case management, health care, child development, education and employment skills training, job placement and aftercare services through a: 1) Medical Clinic with physical/mental health (dental care by referral), and substance abuse recovery and prevention services, 2) Adult Education & Employment Center with life-skills/life-enrichment classes, employment preparation, GED preparation & computer skills, 3) Children’s Development Center with childhood development/child care, and 4) Housing Assistance that links clients with housing opportunities and community services.
2017-18 DGIN funding will help bring a dental bus to the Mission four times during 2018. The dental bus delivers individualized care such as cleanings, tooth fillings and extractions, assessments, and referrals for any additional periodontal work.