Pearl Ministries Inc.

Networking & Advocacy for ESOL Population
Our international population makes up such an integral part of the Rochester community. From Yemen, to Nepal, to the Federal Republic of Somalia….Rochester has been blessed with diverse cultures from around the world. Education is one of the most important components of a refugee’s ability to acclimate to their new environment. We will act as advocates to ensure their continued success both in and out of the classroom. Additional goals will be to assist newly arrived refugees with navigating the logistical intricacies of finding and maintaining: Housing / Employment / Medical Benefits & Adequate Healthcare.

Leadership Home for Young Men

A vast majority of today’s young males are not afforded the same opportunities as their counterparts. Graduation rates are down, incarceration is on the rise and violence within the community is rampant. Our leadership home for young men (ages 16-21) will provide displaced (or unaccompanied) young men with a stable and nurturing environment in which to flourish. Some of the services that will be provided to these young leaders include: Self-Development & Leadership Skill Building / Group Therapy Community Service & Outreach Programs / Mentoring

Advocacy & Networking Connections.

Early Childhood Educational Facility for Young Mothers

Pearl Inc’s early childhood educational program will offer specially designed services such as: Specialized Child Care / Case Management & Family Support Services / School Attendance / Retention / School-to-Work Programs ​Teen Father Mentoring & Pregnancy Prevention.

Support Group

“Believe I’ll Testify” support group is a faith-based forum dedicated to the elimination of stress and anxiety by effectively using customized holistic modalities. The mission of the support group is to teach individuals how to maximize their potential, live victoriously, and free themselves from the distractions of stress and anxiety by using customized therapies.

Pearl Educational Services

PEARL provides comprehensive services to educate and support students in a safe and caring environment. PEARL provides resources to the students in an atmosphere of collaboration, diversity and mutual respect, and is a force of positive change in our community and beyond. PEARL is going “back to the basics” to help our children reach, accomplish and fulfill their destiny. Our tutors are certified educational specialists who are skilled and committed to helping our children excel within a loving and nurturing environment.

Pearl’s Garden of Life

PEARL’s scholars have been selected to plant a community garden at the historic Hamm Memorial Site. The goals of this project are neighborhood beautification, community outreach and also to memorialize the prestigious community activists, James and Bessie Hamm, who were local heroes because of the strides that they both made to improve the community in which we live today. The students will engage in service-learning by planting and tending the garden, journaling about the process and in turn will strengthen the community and become actively contributing citizens through character building activities. Once the garden is in full-blown, a portion of the plants/flowers will be distributed to local nursing homes (Episcopal Senior Life, Unity Living Center & Monroe Community Hospital) to assist in enriching the lives of some of the residents.

PEARL Ministries dedicated to providing ongoing support to the Greater Rochester area and beyond. Our mission is to equip children and adults alike with the necessary skills to succeed in various aspects of life. We accomplish this by focusing on educational, mental, and physical needs.

Pearl Ministries Inc. is a nonprofit 501 c 3 non-profit

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