Phase I

CWC Discipleship Program
 

  • CWC provides structured living and a safe environment for our residents, teaching a disciplined and independent way of life

  • Biblical curriculum

  • Personal Trauma Resolution Therapy (TRT)

  • Group addictions counseling

  • Celebrate Recovery

  • Lifesong Ministries - life skills and preparation for job interviews: educate, encourage, empower

  • Community and volunteer outreach

  • Local church visits - building support systems for our residents

  • Parenting classes

  • Help us - Help you program

  • Mentoring

  • Monthly evaluations

  • Random drug screenings

 
Phase II

CWC Discipleship Program  (Includes Phase 1)

  • Gearing toward job search

  • GED prep if needed

  • 24 hour passes

  • Job training program

 
Phase III

CWC Discipleship Program (Transitional Living)

  • CWC duplex - eligible to stay for up to1 year with minimum 30 hours per week employment. Must pay nominal rent and utilities

  • Continued accountability and responsibilities - Monthly unscheduled inspections of duplex; present or not

  • Community and outreach - must be involved in a church with a minimum of weekly attendance

  • Must adhere to all policies and procedures of the CWC

The CWC Program

The Christian Women's Center W.O.W. program is a 12 month discipleship program that offers refuge to women in crisis, believing these women can be restored to physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being through the love of Christ.  The crisis could be abuse, prostitution, neglect, homelessness or any combination resulting from drug or alcohol addiction.  We help women achieve life change by demonstrating to them the love of Christ through unconditional love and acceptance.  We provide certified Christian trauma counseling, group addictions counseling, career readiness classes, health and dental screenings, parenting instruction, life skills, Bible studies, opportunities to volunteer, wellness education/exercise and partnerships with community services for our residents. 

 

The acronym, WOW, stands for Women of the Well and refers to the story of how Jesus met a woman at Jacob's well and told her everything she had ever done.  She was stunned that He would even talk to her.  Then, Jesus tells her He could offer her "living water" and she'll never go thirsty again.  The "living water" represented eternal life that she could only get through belief in Him.  She doesn't fully comprehend until He tells her that He is the promised Messiah! (John 4:4-30)

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If you or a loved one would like to be considered for our program, please call 770-227-3700 to complete your First Contact Form via a phone interview.  Please note that having a picture I.D. and Social Security card are required for all potential residents and must be presented at intake.  We also require a criminal background check that costs $20 (no exceptions).

Residents live in a dormitory style setting and are required to share household, cooking and cleaning responsibilities.  There is no phone contact with family or friends for the first 30 days.  Residents will be eligible to receive 2 to 4 hour passes after 4 months residency and 8 hour passes after 6 months.

 

There is no cost for our services. The proceeds from our thrift stores as well as donations and monthly support from businesses, individuals, families, churches, grants and civic organizations provide our financial needs.  We require family members provide minimal financial support for resident's prescription and non-prescription costs and postage for letters. 

 

When a woman comes for an intake, she should come prepared to stay; if she is accepted.  She may bring 7 outfits, including clothing for church, jeans, shirts (casual and dressy), hygiene products, 4 pairs of shoes, sleep clothing, under garments, pictures of family and a Bible.  If she does not have any these items, they will be provided for her.

Read some testimonials below

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770-227-3700 (office)
678-688-3842 (fax)
exedir@cwcga.org

174 School Road

PO Box 773

Sunny Side, GA  30284