Internet Guide:  Rescue Mission Resource Page

 

 

 

 

 

These organizations have printed materials and other resources that are useful for both management and programming purposes. In many instances a catalog and order form are available upon request.

AIDS HOTLINE
800/342-AIDS 800/344-SIDA (Spanish) 800/AIDS-TTY (Deaf Access) 
24 hour service providing information, referrals, and educational material.

AIDS Information Ministries 
P. O. Box 136130 Fort Worth, TX 817/237-0230
AIDS information

Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc.
P. O. Box 862 Midtown Station New York, NY 10018 212/302-7240 800/356-9996 
Free help for families and friends of alcohol abusers. Operates support groups.

Alcoholics Anonymous
P. O. Box 459, Grand Central Station New York, NY 10163 212/686-1100 800/356-9996 
Support group for alcoholics, offers free literature and referrals.

Alliance of NonProfit Mailers 
20001 S. Street NW Washington, DC 202/462-5132 
Organization works on behalf of nonprofits involved in mailing.

American Bible Society
1865 Broadway New York, NY 10023 212/408-1499 800/543-8000 
Scripture & Scripture Portions. Catalog available upon request.

American Institute of Architects - Search for Shelter Program
1735 New York Ave. Washington, DC 20006 202/986-7468 
Helping communities and agencies in shelter design planning, and land use.

American Tract Society
1624 N. First Street Garland, TX 75046 800/548-7228 214/272-9642 FAX 
Christian Tracts & Videos in English and Spanish

Awana Youth Clubs
3201 Trollview Drive Rolling Meadows, IL 60008 312/394-4150 
Club-type material with games, crafts, and Bible memorization for Children & Youth.

Because He Cares (AGRM Member) 
1340 East Ave., Box 71 Akron, OH 44309-0071 216/762-8884 
Produces Urban Youth Videos & Resources for Drama Ministry and AIDS Education

Better Homes Foundation 
189 Wells Ave. Newton Center, MA 02159 617/964-3834 
Promotes and supports family shelter program including a regular newsletter.

Bible Alliance 
P. O. Box 621 Bradenton, FL 34206 813/748-3031 
Provides the Bible and several Bible studies on tape free to rescue missions. Ministry to sight impaired, also.

Bible Visuals, Inc.
P. O. Box 2 Akron, PA 17501-0153 717/859-1131 
Produces visual teaching materials, "Visualized Bible" outlines, and songs for use on overheads. Available in English, Spanish, Portuguese and several other languages.

Biblical Counseling Foundation
Box 925, 39000 Vista Dunes Rd. Rancho Mirago, CA 92270 
Publishes Christian Discipleship Materials.

Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America 
230 N. 13th. St. National Philadelphia, PA 19107 
Mentor Program Materials for adult and youth mentoring programs.

Boystown National Hotline Father Flanagan’s Boy’s Home 
800/448-3000 
24 hour hotline providing local referrals to service aiding children and youth.

Canadian Council of Christian Charities
28 Arthur St. S. Elmira, ON N3B 2M5 CANADA 519/669-5137 519/669-3291 FAX
An association of Canadian Christian charities. Offers information for executives, administrators, 
and development officers including governmental updates. Certified members operate under  CCCC standards which include financial responsibility, and may use the CCCC seal. CCCC puts on an annual conference and publishes a quarterly bulletin.

Child Evangelism Fellowship 
P. O. Box 348 Warrenton, MO 63383 
Resources for child evangelism and five day clubs.

Childhelp USA 
800/4-A-Child 
Child Abuse Hotline

Children’s Defense Fund 
25 E. Street NW Washington, DC 20001 202/628-8787 
Clearinghouse on children’s issues. Offers materials.

Christian AIDS Service Alliance
P. O. Box 23277 Washington, DC 20026 301/268-3442 
AIDS information.

Christian Brotherhood Newsletter 
P. O. Box 832 Barberton, OH 44203 216/848-1511 
Nonprofit organization of Christians who practice Biblical principals by sharing of medical bills.

Christian Community Development Association
3827 W. Ogden Ave. Chicago, IL 60623 312/762-0994 
Network of organizations involved in Christian Community Development.

Christian Computer and Communications Ministry 
P. O. Box 101914 Denver, CO 80250-1914 303/620-7121 
Offers Free consulting service.

Christian Financial Concepts 
Ministry helping families to better manage their money and invest for the future. 

Christian Law Association 
P. O. Box 4010 Seminole, FL 34645 813/399-8300 CLA defends churches, Christian ministries and Christian liberty. 
They publish Minuteman Alert, a monthly prayer letter.

Christian Management Association
E-mail: 74407.233@compuserve.com
An organization for Christian professionals dedicated to excellence in managing their organzations. 

Christian Stewardship Association 
P. O. Box 07747 1816 E. Nock Street Milwaukee, WI 53207 414/483-1945 
Helps Christian Ministries in development and puts on an annual stewardship conference.

City Mission World Association 
c/o the Sydney City Mission 4-10 Campbell St. Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 
Association of RESCUE and City Missions around the world for the purpose of starting new missions, aiding ministries in the third world, and former communist countries through sister mission programs, and networking between existing missions. Holds a conference every three years.

eTapestry
Internet-based software application for fundraising, donor, prospect, and volunteer management, and all non-profit communication. Ideal for charities of all types and  sizes. Low cost thru the Internet or on organization's Intranet. 

Evangelical Christian Credit Union 
P. O. Box 3068 Anaheim, CA 92803 800/634-3228 
Offers full banking services to AGRM ministries, and individual members.

Evangelical Development Ministry 
5232 Forest Lane #106, Dallas, TX 214/692-8949
EDM helps ministries in development and puts on an annual development conference.

Exodus International 
P. O. Box 2121 San Rafael, CA 94912 415/454-1017 
Support group for former homosexuals desiring to live a Christian life.

Feed the Children 
405/942-0228 
Provides quantities of food by the truckload. Local mission pays transportation and storage.

Food Stamp Program
U.S.D.A. Food and Nutrition Service 3101 Park Center Dr. Alexandria, VA 
Food Stamp program administrators

The Foundation Center
79 Fifth Ave. 8th. Floor New York, NY 10003 212/620-4230 800/424-9836 
Provides an authoritative source on foundation and corporate giving with collections in numerous libraries, as well as the foundation’s centers in New York; Washington, DC; San Francisco, CA; Cleveland, OH; and Atlanta, GA

Gifts In Kind International The leading charity in the field of product philanthropy, helping companies donate product efficiently and effectively to charities and schools in your home town and around the world.

Good Samaritan Program
P. O. Box 279 Beach Grove, IN 317/861-1424 
Alternative Christian health plan.

Grace University
Ninth and William Omaha, NE 68108 
Grace University offers a dual major in Bible and Rescue Ministry in which students intern for one year at an AGRM member rescue ministry. The Rescue College curriculum is used.

Habitat for Humanity 
Habitat and Church Streets Americus, GA 31709 
Builds or rebuilds homes for the needy. Publishes Habitat World newsletter.

InfoWeb Services Corporation
10040 NW Blum Road, Kansas City, MO 64152 816/587-0944
Specializes in consulting and web site development for associations and nonprofit organizations. 

Innovative Learning Systems
P.O. Box 270837 Flower Mound, TX 75027  Phone: 800-488-4205 
Developer of value-based computer programs and curriculum for adults involved in rehabilitation.

Intercristo
19303 Fremont Ave. N. Seattle, WA 98133 800/426-1342 
Christian employment network.

International Bible Society 
1820 Jet Stream Drive Colorado Springs, CO 80921 719/488-9200 
Scripture and Scripture Portions. Catalogue available upon request.

International Urban Associates
5151 N. Clark, 2nd. Floor Chicago, IL 60640 312/275-9260 312/275-9969 FAX 
Consultation and resources to take the “Whole Gospel to the whole city.” Ray Bakke is senior associate.

It'sDeductible
Software that helps donors track non-cash charitable contributions for income tax purposes. It has valuations for over 800 commonly donated items, and also allows individuals to track their monetary, mileage, and out-of-pocket donations as well.

Jesus Video Project
Lloyd W. Olson 24600 Arrowhead Springs Road San Bernardino, CA 92414 909/881-7777 

Little Caesar’s Love Kitchen 
313/938-6172 
Traveling kitchen that comes to rescue missions and other service providers and distributes free pizza.

Lost and Found 
P. O. Box 27540 Philadelphia, PA 19118
Reunites homeless with family.

Lutheran Braille Workers 
P. O. Box 5000 Yucaipa, CA 92399 909/795-8977 
Provides scripture and books to visually impaired free.

Mailbox Club
303 Eager Rd. Valdosta, GA 31602 912/244-6812 
Provides free Bible correspondence lessons for all ages.

Mark R. Fisher & Associates
25212 Carollton, Farmington, MI 48335
Mark R. Fisher is a full-service development, public relations and marketing firm specializing in serving Rescue Missions. Mark R. Fisher can assist you with a highly creative yet organized approach to develop a plan of action that will position your Mission to achieve excellent results.

Minirth Meier Clinics
2100 Collins Blvd. Richardson, TX 75080 800/545-1819 
Free materials relating to emotional and mental disorders.

Mobile Missionary Assistance Program (MMAPers) 
1736 N. Sierra Bonita Ave. Pasadena, CA 91104 818/791-8663 
Help Christian ministries building projects by sending in volunteers for three week work projects.

NAEIR, The National Association for the Exchange of Industrial Resources 
560 McClure St. P. O. Box 8076 Galesburg, IL 61402 800/562-0955 
Gifts-in-Kind Program which issues a catalog every ten weeks of available items including office  supplies, computer software, clothing, janitorial supplies, paper products, building materials, etc. A yearly membership fee is charged, and members then pay only shipping and handling costs.

Narcotics Anonymous 
818/780-3951 213/547-5800 (for local chapters) 
Support groups for drug addicts.

National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS) -  national repository of data on the nonprofit sector in the United States. Its mission is to develop and disseminate high quality data on nonprofit organizations and their activities for use in research on the relationships between the nonprofit sector, government, the commercial sector, and the broader civil society.

National AIDS Information Clearinghouse 
P. O. Box 6003 Rickville, MD 20850 301/762-5111 
AIDS information.

National Alliance to End Homelessness 
1518 K St. NW, Ste. 206 Washington, DC 20006 202/775-1322 
Organization and individuals working to end homelessness. Publishes Alliance newsletter.

National Coalition for the Homeless 
1612 K St. NW #1004 Washington, DC 20006 202/775-1322 202-775-1372 (hotline) 
Advocate group relating to homeless issues, information exchange, regional and national conferences, and newsletter (Safety Network).

National Center for Fathering
10100 W. 75th. Ste. 267 Shawnee Mission, KS 66204 
Materials, magazine and other programs to aid Christian fathering.

National Center for Nonprofit Boards 
2000 L Street NW Ste. 510-S Washington, DC 20036-4907 
Resources for board members and chief executives of America’s nonprofit organizations.

National Clearinghouse on Drug & Alcohol Information
P. O. Box 2345 Rockville, MD 20847-2345 800/729-6686 
Publications, information and referral on substance abuse issues.

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency 
Helpline 800/NCA-CALL
Information and referral service.

National Council on Child Abuse and Family Violence 
1155 Connecticut Ave. NW, Ste. 300 Washington, DC 20036 202/429-6695 800/222-2000 
Child abuse information and referrals.

National Crisis Prevention Institute 
3315-K N. 124th. St. Brookfield, WI 53005 800/558-8976 414/783-5906 
Crisis intervention training, materials, and videos.

National Institute of Mental Health Programs for the Homeless Mentally Ill 
5600 Fishers Lane, Room Nc-25 Rockville, MD 20857 800/421-4211
Federal program for homeless mentally ill.

National Institute on Drug Abuse 
Hotline 800/662-HELP 
Information and referral service.

National Network of Runaway and Youth Services 
1319 F St. NW Washington, DC 20004 202/783-7949 
Network of services working with runaways and teens with problems.

National Planned Giving Institute 
The College of William and Mary Williamsburg, VA 23185 800/259-0179 
Planned giving training.

National Runaway Switchboard and Suicide  Hotline
800/621-4000
Free and confidential referrals for runaways, troubled youth.

NavPress 
P. O. Box 35001 Colorado Springs, CO 80935
Publishes discipleship and recovery materials

Nonprofit Alert® Newsletter 
Gammon & Grange, P.C. 8280 Greensboro Dr., 7th Floor, McLean, VA 22102  
Monthly newsletter alerting AGRM members to key legal developments and responsive risk management steps.  Special AGRM Discount: 1-yr/12 issues only $45  (40% off the regular rate)  Contact: npa@gandglaw.com or call Gammon & Grange at (703) 761-5000  (Mention your AGRM membership to receive the discount!)

Parents Anonymous 
800/421-0353 (Hotline) 800/421-0353 (In Calif.) 
Self help group for chronic or potential child abusers.

Pioneer Clubs 
P. O. Box 788 Wheaton, IL 60189-0788 630/293-1600
Materials for urban Bible Clubs and Camp Counselor training, program and fellowship (Camp Cherith).

Point Man Ministries 
E 817 Providence Spokane, WA 99207 509/482-4505 
Christian support group for veterans, particularly Vietnam Vets suffering from war trauma.

Points of Light Foundation 
736 Jackson Place Washington, DC 20503 202/408-5169 
Promotes volunteer involvement in service organizations

Prison Fellowship International
P. O. Box 17500 Washington, DC 20041-0800 703-478-0100 
Prison ministry founded by Chuck Colson. Involved in prisons throughout the world. 
Publishes Jubilee newsletter.

Prison Mission Association 
P. O. Box 1587 Port Orchard, WA 98366 
Offers free Bible Study courses to inmates.

Promise Keepers
P. O. Box 18370 Boulder, CO 803008 303/964-7600 303/433-1036 FAX 
Stadium based conference for men. (Scholarships available to men in AGRM mission programs..)

ProSoft Systems 
1705 Cerene Circle Birmingham, AL 35215 205/853-8490 205/853-8718 FAX
Email: prosoft@secis.com
Offers RighTrack System free to rescue missions for tracking donors.

Regeneration, Inc. 
P. O. Box 9830 Baltimore, MD 21284 410/661-0284 
Affiliated with Exodus International. Seeks to bring God’s healing to homosexuals and to help the Body of Christ in reaching those caught in homosexuality. Publishes monthly newsletter.

Rescue College
1045 Swift Street, Kansas City, MO 64116-4127 - 800/624-5156
Preparing men and women for successful administrative careers with rescue missions and other para-church organizations. Rescue College is a program of the International Union of Gospel Missions.

Re-Unite 
P. O. Box 7945 Aspen, CO 81612 303/927-2400 303/927-2500 FAX 
Data base to help adopted children locate their biological families and vice versa.

Saints Alive 
P. O. Box 1076 Issaquai, WA 98027 
Support for those leaving cults.

Search 
345 Boulevard Hasbrouck Heights, NJ 07604 201/567-4040 
Central registry of the missing.

Second Harvest 
Western - 4121 Chicago Highway Concord, CA 94520 415/682-4555
Central - 34 S. Dearborn, Ste. 408, Chicago, IL 60604
Eastern - 4 East Biddle St. Baltimore, MD 21202 301/539-4944 
Procurer of food from corporations for distribution to food banks.

Service Master
1 Service Master Way Downers Grove, IL 60515 312/463-3971 
Works with ministries in facility development and design.

Source of Light Ministries 
1011 Mission Rd. Madison, GA 30650 706/342-0397 
Furnishes Christian literature, and discipleship materials at no cost to ministries.

Uncle Bob
A site featuring RealAudio stories for children of all ages.
  Produced by rev. Bob Timberlake, director of the Open Door Mission, Omaha, NE

Worknet Training Service
15603 Pintura Dr. Hacienda Heights, CA 91745 818/855-5404
E-mail: WorkNetTS@aol.com 
Career development to help missions prepare their graduates for the work force.

Zondervan Publishing House
Offering a variety of materials for individuals in full-time Christian ministry.


 
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