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Emerge Skills4life Program

We partner with local Public Safety Offices to help educate the incarcerated, ex-offenders, and addicts. Our evidenced faith-based classes address substance abuse, cognitive distortions and life coping skills. Education along with interactive learning develops better and more productive individuals in society.

The main goal is reducing the recidivism rate of the incarcerated.

The Community Assessment Re-entry Empowerment (C.A.R.E.) partner network connects communities with the incarcerated and their families to ensure long term success.

Community Assessment Re-entry Empowerment (C.A.R.E.)

Community Assessment Re-entry Empowerment is a transitioning program for ex-offenders, families, and children. C.A.R.E. Partners consist of churches, support groups, Probation & Parole, Community Service Work Programs, Businessman and other organizations.  Local C.A.R.E. advisory boards meet within their community setting. These meetings are focused on developing relationships for strengthening a community support system for transitioning ex-offenders, spouses, significant others and their children. 

Jail Volunteer Ministry

We recruit, educate and train individuals who wish to volunteer in the Emerge Skills4life Program and local jails and detention centers. Also, we provide a liaison system between the community. legal system, family members of the incarcerated and ex-offenders transitioning home. Community volunteers bring long term success for the incarcerated, ex-offenders, and their families, while removing burdens placed on our local jails by substance abuse,

Drug and Substance Abuse Counseling

Terry Norris, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Emerge Ministries is a certified CSAC-R substance abuse counselor in the state of North Carolina. He is a Licensed Chaplain and Ordained Pastor. This multi-faceted education gives Emerge a unique opportunity to assist those in need. Community Partnering is essential for success. We all use methods of community support available to those we serve. 

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