12 More on the Road to Success

Two weeks ago, 12 men and women became the first Road to Success employment workshop graduates for 2018.  Twelve people collected their certificates and shared their struggles and their victories.  Twelve people, who came from homelessness, addiction, abuse and brokenness.  Now, they stand before you as 12 job-seekers, confident in their skills and experience, and […]

On the Road to Success!

“I learned I had skills I didn’t know I could use for my resume.” “I learned to be me and that God has a plan for my life.” “I learned that I should be confident in myself and [learned] skills that I forgot I had in my bad choices.” “I learned who I am again.” “I [had […]

The Journey on the Road to Success

Orange County Rescue Mission’s primary goal is not simply to provide a roof or a meal.  It is to bring lasting change and transformation to someone’s life so that they will have the tools and resources to remain self-sufficient even after they leave us.  One of the most important factors is employment: both finding and […]

Finding Hope & Overcoming Obstacles on the Road to Success

“There is nothing you cannot overcome.” Tears well up in Rick’s eyes as he speaks to his daughter, Sarah, and son-in-law, Edgar, two of the Rescue Mission’s most recent Road to Success employment workshop graduates. He holds on tightly to their daughter – his granddaughter – Ava. This is a powerful and emotional moment, one […]

27 More on the Road to Success

“I came here with only a thread of hope.” Elizabeth’s voice rings out in the chapel foyer as she accepts her Road to Success completion certificate.  “Now, I have great expectations. Expectations of being challenged, and of what God can do.” Two weeks ago, we concluded our most recent Road to Success employment workshop. This […]

Back in the Workforce

Another class of successful graduates has completed our Success Center’s ‘Road to Success Job Readiness Workshop.’ Each of these men and women have achieved projected goals and reached specific mile-markers in their program that were established with their case managers upon originally entering the program at the Rescue Mission. At this stage of the program, each […]


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