ASSIST WITH IMMEDIATE NEEDS
At our office, we assist single mothers with immediate needs through our clothing closet, food pantry, small household items, as well as connecting them to community resources.
Appointments are required.
WEEKLY BIBLE STUDY CONFERENCE CALL
Every Tuesday night from 7:30-8:30pm we host a conference call Bible Study. The call number is (857) 357-0254 and the access code is 738171. We look forward to growing deeper in the Lord with you!!!
When the busyness of life gets in the way we are just a phone call away.
Gatherings are a time to strengthen and build relationships within the family unit and with other single mother families. Building strong connections through fellowship and faith building activities. Life skill workshops can include Bible studies, budgeting and parenting workshops, as well as community service projects.
Workshops are offered where moms come to learn:
*Raising children God’s way
“Fun Day” outings happen throughout the year. Families gather to build each other up and enjoy the day while having lots of fun.
The United States leads the world in fatherless families. Nearly 40% of children in father-absent homes have not seen their dad during the past year, and more than half of all fatherless children have never been in their dad’s home. The number of children being raised by single mothers more than tripled between 1960 and 2000.
Did you know that there are 11.9 million single parents in the U.S.?
20 million of all children in the U.S. under 18 live with one parent.
84% of children who live with one parent live with their mother.
32% of all births were to unmarried women in 1997.
The U.S. leads the world in fatherless families.
Seventy-two percent of the U.S. population believes that fatherlessness is the most significant social problem America is facing.
In 2005 the average custodial mother received $3,660.00 of child support.
75% of teenage pregnancies are adolescents from single parent homes.
28% of households with children under age 18 were headed by a single parent.
77.6% of those were headed by a female parent.
Mothers are often faced with the decision to forfeit one necessity for another. Why should they be challenged in this area while facing the responsibility of raising and providing for their children? The bigger question is how can WE make a difference?